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3 Apple Hill Recipes to Try

Sophie’s Apple Cream Pie

Sophie’s Apple Cream Pie

Courtesy of O’Halloran’s Apple Trail Ranch

• 2 cup chopped apples

• 3/4 cup sugar

• 1 tbsp. flour

• 1/2 tsp. salt

• 1 cup whipped cream

• 2 eggs, beaten

• 1/2 tsp. vanilla

Mix sugar, salt, and flour. Add beaten eggs, whipped cream, and vanilla. Add mixture to apples and pour into a prepared pie crust. Bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees. Reduce oven to 350 degrees and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and make topping (below).

• 1/3 cup sugar

• 1/4 cup butter

• 1/3 cup flour

• 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Mix until crumbly, then add to top of pie. Return pie to oven for a few minutes until done.

Apple and Cheddar Oatmeal Cookies

Apple and Cheddar Oatmeal Cookies

Courtesy of Harris Tree Farm 

• 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

• 1 egg

• 2 tsp. vanilla

• 2 tsp. dark rum or water

• 3/4 cup flour (gluten free flour works, too)

• 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

• 1 tsp. powdered ginger

• 1/2 tsp. baking powder

• 1/2 tsp. salt

• 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats

• 1/2 cup dried tart cherries or cranberries

• 1 medium-sized apple, peeled and cored

• 1/2 cup medium cheddar cheese, grated

• 3/4 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Whisk olive oil and egg in a bowl until combined. Whisk in vanilla and rum and set aside. In a large bowl, sift flour, brown sugar, ginger, baking powder, and salt. Add oats and stir in dried cherries or cranberries. Grate cheese directly into the mixture. Add apples and stir. Add liquids and stir gently until dough is wet and clumpy. Drop dough using a large spoon on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until cookies are golden (17-20 minutes).

Green Apple Salsa Verde

Green Apple Salsa Verde

Courtesy of Apple Pantry Farm 

• 8 tomatillos, peeled

• 2 pasilla chiles

• 1 jalapeño chile

• 1 onion, peeled and sliced in quarters 

• 1 apple, cored, peeled, and quartered  

• 1 lime, juiced

• Cumin and salt to taste

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place first four ingredients on a baking sheet on the lower oven rack. Roast for 20 minutes, turn and roast for another 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Under cold running water remove the skins, stems, and seeds from the chiles. Place in a blender along with the tomatillos, onion, apple, cumin, salt, and lime juice. Blend for 1-2 minutes. Pour into jars and refrigerate or can.

All these recipes and more, can be found in the Apple Hill Growers’ 50th Anniversary cookbook titled: Favorite Recipes of Our Apple Hill Farms. Copies can be purchased at

Photos courtesy of Apple Hill Growers.