36 Apple Recipes for Rosh Hashana

36 Apple Recipes for Rosh Hashana from KosheronaBudget.com

Apples and honey are the ultimate Rosh Hashana tradition. But if you want to spice things up this yomtov, why not try one of these 36 mouth-watering apple recipes? I’m reprising this post two years ago, since it’s still the best source I’ve got for everything from soup to desserts and anything in between. There are even main dishes with apples!

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Apple Challah Recipes

stuffed apple challah

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Stuffed Apple Challah from The Challah Blog

Simple Round Apple Challah from Kosher on a Budget

Apple & Honey Challah from Smitten Kitchen

harvest apple challah

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Harvest Apple Challah from King Arthur Flour

Cinnamon Apple Stuffed Challah from What Jew Wanna Eat

Easy Apple Stuffed Challah from Daily Cheapskate

Apple Soups & Starter Recipes

Carrot Apple Ginger Soup

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Carrot Apple Ginger Soup from Joy the Baker (must.make.this.)

Curried Apple Soup (Dairy) from Martha Stewart

Caramelized Onion Apple Bites (Dairy) from All Recipes

apple chestnut soup

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Apple Chestnut Soup with Parsley Croutons (Substitute margarine to make pareve) from Chow

Apple Sides & Salad Recipes

carrot apple charoset

Carrot Apple Charoset from Local Belle (via KOAB)

Apple Acorn Squash from Kansas City Mamas

Slow Cooker Applesacue from Give Me Neither

Apple Walnut Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette from All Recipes

duchesse sweet potatoes

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Duchesse Sweet Potato Apple Bites from Busy in Brooklyn

Homemade Apple Butter in the Slow Cooker from Frugal Foodie Mama (I’ve made this for Sukkot and it’s fantastic!)

Homemade Apple Butter with Canning Instructions from Saving the Family Money

Apple Bourekas from Steamy Kitchen (I think these would also be a special treat for breakfast!)

Apple Main Dish Recipes

roasted apple brisket

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Roasted Apple Brisket from Joy of Kosher

Turkey Apple Sausage Bites from This American Bite

Roast Turkey with Apples, Onions, Fried Sage Leaves, and Apple Cider Gravy from Epicurious (sub pareve margarine or coconut oil for butter)


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Spatchcock Chicken with Apple Cider Braised Vegetables from Kitchen Tested

Apple Shallot Roasted Turkey from Eating Well

Apple Cider Braised Brisket (Substitute Margarine for Butter) from Simple Bites

Apple Dessert Recipes

apple cupcakes with cinnamon cream cheese frosting and honey caramel

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Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting and Honey Caramel (Dairy) from What Jew Wanna Eat (Oh dear, I think she’s trying to kill me with these pictures! I must make these!)

Mini Apple & Honey Tarts from Overtime Cook

Apple Fritters from Kosher on a Budget (I originally made these for Chanukah, but I think they’d be great for Rosh Hashana, too)

Apple Pie with Almond Crumble from Give Me Neither


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Apple and Red Currant Cobbler with Gingerbread Topping from Kitchen Tested

Skillet Apple Crisp from Eat at Home Cooks

Best Honey Cake with Caramelized Apples from Busy in Broolyn

Homemade Apple Chips

Homemade Apple Chips from yours truly – I think these would be great as a fun afternoon snack, too!

Baked Apple Cider Donuts (Dairy) from Greenbacks Gal

Honey Apple Cupcake from Shiska in the Kitchen (I love the printable cupcake flags)

Apple Beverage Recipes

Apple Pie Fruit Smoothie

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Apple Pie Fruit Smoothie (Dairy) from Greenbacks Gal

Slow Cooker Apple Cider from Taste of Home (I have this in the past for Sukkot and it’s fantastic!)

Apple Pomegranate Sangria from The Shiksa in the Kitchen

Do you have a favorite apple recipe? I’d love for you to share it in the comments below!


  1. What a line-up! I need to make a few of those soups at least. Thanks for including mine. Happy New Year!

  2. I love those turkey apple bites. Thanks for including them… and reminding me about them!

  3. These are fabulous recipes! I can’t wait to try them. Thanks for sharing!


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