We have lovingly compiled and adapted an ever-growing list of recipes that showcase our fruit or cider in incredibly delicious ways. We do not own most of these recipes, and have credited the original authors accordingly. Scroll down to see Savory, Sweet, & Cocktail categories, or search for something specific using the bar below.
This sweet potato and apple version of latkes has a subtle sweetness that goes perfectly with the tangy tahini drizzle. Spice up your weeknight dinners or serve for brunch with eggs.
This recipe puts a fresh spin on the classic apple tart, transforming it into a savory version by adding caramelized onions, cheddar cheese and thyme. Serve as a hearty appetizer, or pair with a tossed green salad for a light lunch or supper.
Grilling is essential for an outdoor gathering and it’s nice to mix things up sometimes. Instead of serving up the usual summer favorites, having your guests make their own personal pizzas can be way more fun!
The sweet-tart apples complement the rich scallops, making for a wonderfully balanced dish.
An appetizer or light meal with green apple, charred scallions, smoked paprika and sesame seeds.
These apple butter bacon wrapped shrimp are the perfect summer appetizer. Extra large shrimp wrapped in bacon and glazed with a sweet and spicy apple butter glaze.
Perfect crisped skin and a nutty pan sauce make fish feel downright luxurious.
In this healthy stuffed apple recipe, sage and poultry seasoning flavor the homemade turkey-and-pork sausage. Serve the stuffed apples for dinner with a salad or scramble some eggs while they cool and call it brunch.
This Roasted Apple Chicken is so delicious. It's made in one pan with bacon, potatoes, spinach, and a simple honey and grainy mustard sauce. It's an easy to make, healthy recipe perfect for apple season.
A rich, warm and savory sauce that is replete of all things fall and comfort. The soft crunch of the apple along with the other flavors that stimulate the palate, end to end and side to side, all combined to make for a taste sensation that is second to none.
Grilled marinated short ribs (kalbi) are one of the most popular dishes at a Korean barbecue. Asian pears are a common addition to this style of marinade; they add a nice round sweetness.
Roasting a pork loin on a bed of apples, onions and cinnamon moistened with cider gives the meat a caramelized sweetness and spicy perfume. The roast browns on top while the apples and onions collapse into a meltingly tender, golden heap beneath it. Then, to offset all the soft richness, bright and tangy pickled apples and chiles are served alongside.
Apple Cider Chicken. Juicy chicken cooked with fresh apple cider, caramelized apples, and rosemary. An easy, healthy dinner that cooks in just ONE PAN!
Fragrant, crunchy Asian pears add a refreshing melon-like flavor to the healthy chicken salad recipe.
This show-stopping main event is great for cozy Sunday suppers.
Expect this fall dish to become an instant classic in your house.
This crunchy, fresh salad is the perfect wake-m-up for a palate inundated with heavy winter comfort foods. Bust this out for a weeknight dinner in February to perk everyone up!
The perfect combination of sweet and meaty.
The best play between sweet, hot, and salty ingredients.
Elegant, nourishing and easy to prepare, slow-roasted duck with sour cherry sauce is one of those simple dishes that can speak volumes.
Use store-bought pizza dough as the canvas for this spin on Alsatian pizza.
This is one of those recipes that falls out of nowhere and into your brain. I assume it was inspired by something, but I have no idea what, it just appeared. I know apple and celery salads are a thing, but this one is quite different from your standard version. It mixes up a variety of crunchy, salty, and sweet ingredients for a wonderfully refreshing salad that still feels hearty enough for winter.
Sweet apples and savory cheddar give a fresh twist on a classic recipe in this Apple Bacon Mac and Cheese!
A country ham sandwich with apple butter and cheddar.
It’s the rub and the sauce that make these ribs special.
Adapted from Jen Stewart’s creation in the orchard’s kitchens. The curry in this soup brings an unexpected zing to the apples.
Harvest-fresh soup is a perfect salute to the riches of Indian summer. Sweet apples, spicy curry and tangy lemon strike a delicious balance.
A rich and dense bottom and a fluffy top makes the most moist cake you’ve ever had. It's the textured, dessert version of the ombré trend.
Drizzled with apple glaze, these little cakes are summer picnic-perfect.
This recipe has to be one of the easiest to make. You are simply making jasmine tea by steeping it in apple cider rather than water. It’s a new way to enjoy the bloom, and it’s amazing to see how this simple change can allow the bloom to sing a different tune.
A simple, classic applesauce recipe.
Can be scaled up or down as needed.
We grow the Elderberry varieties Coomer and Berry Hill (both varieities were developed in Vermont by Lewis Hill). A good friend gave us cuttings several years ago, and we have continued to take more (in April) and share every year...
Raw elderberries are considered mildly toxic!
A beautiful bread swirled with apple butter and cinnamon-sugar. If you’re not just eating it straight from the loaf, we suggest toasting it and topping it with a bit of butter, honey butter, or *even more* apple butter.
We call this delightful apple and fig custard recipe “dessert for breakfast.”
Harvest Apple Butter Cake makes one want to shun all other cake recipes for being boring and cloyingly sweet fluff. The whole grains lend a heartiness and complexity of flavor that are exciting in their rustic, perhaps even homegrown, simplicity.
This German Apple Kuchen is a cross between bread and coffee cake. A yeast bread on the bottom, topped with an apple pie layer, and finished with a sweet streusel coffee cake top. We love this recipe because it isn’t super sweet like most coffee cakes.
Believe us, you’re gonna want to try this recipe. Especially if you like buttery fruit desserts. Bonus: it’s super easy – you can whip it up quickly with just a few ingredients.
The perfect combination of textures and flavors, for a bite of late summer.
Perfect for everything fun and sweet in life!
Tart red currants fill the base of this simple, rustic pie. Similar in flavor to traditional cherry, red currant pie is a bit more sour, a bit more complex. We love currants paired with this flaky sourdough pie crust whose innate tartness complements their flavor.
These fresh apricots positively melt in the heat of the pan before you toss them with fresh raspberries and sprinkle them with the lightest dusting of pistachios for an easy, no-fuss, one-pan dessert with no added sweetener.
Ruby red, delicately floral and sweet with a punch of tartness, raspberry popsicles always seem to have a place in the freezer, tucked away for lazy afternoons.
You don't actually cook the cherries in this oh-so-fresh tart, which shows off their peak-season flavor.
In the search for warm, comforting desserts not much tops bread pudding. This tasty version uses cider doughnuts instead of bread as the base, and adds a creamy custard with a hint of vanilla. You just can't go wrong here.
These waffles begin the night before – so, breakfast takes much less effort!
A delicious, healthy snack that's easy to take to school or work.
This recipe was given to Mavis Munger, of Shoreham, Vermont, by her mother-in-law
when Mavis came to America in the 1950s. It is her family’s favorite!
This recipe will be sure to cozy you up on chilly winter days or at any breakfast.
Fast, never fail, delicious family “standard!” The crust is like shortbread. This is the
recipe of Cape Cod-er, Barbara Soller, grandma of Champlain Orchard’s owner, Bill
Suhr. Versatile recipe with other fruits, too.
You get the incredible flavor of apple along with the cinnamon and nutmeg notes that your taste buds crave during the fall season. These are perfect served on a cool fall evening along with a warn mug of apple cider.
Turn odds and ends around the pantry into a lovely, comforting dessert or extra-special breakfast. We recommend serving this pudding warm, with a light gilding of unsweetened whipping cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon or maple sugar.
This simple pie with a short ingredients list is both easy to throw together and incredibly satisfying.
Now, we have all heard the saying that beauty is only skin deep, right? Well, deliciousness runs all the way through this recipe. While this muffin is not a traditional beauty, they are almost alarmingly delicious, in spite of their appearance.
This is a wonder-fully rich and spicy version of a classic way of cooking apples.
We put our own spin on the mint julep, adding a splash of hard cider to introduce some tart apple to the mix. Whip up a batch for a Kentucky Derby party, or simply for sipping while enjoying some warm-weather vibes from your front porch.
Taste of spring in Vermont
This low-proof cocktail is the perfect way to entertain your guests this spring while blending flavors such as ginger, apple, and allspice to craft a drink that appeals to everyone. It’s a festive alternative to straight Champagne, and the flavor combination of apple and ginger is undeniably delicious.
An New England twist on the Classic French 75 cocktail!
Not only does it taste like a visit to the apple orchard, with its sweet apple and smoky whiskey blend, but its colors and layers make for a memorable presentation indeed.
This rendition is the perfect cross between a cozy fall drink and a light and airy gin fizz. It’s got everything going on, and we mean that in a good way.
Sweet, tart, tangy, spiced, cozy, and yet light and fun at the same time.
Now before you go running for the door, raw egg white in a cocktail is fantastic and low maintenance impressive. It creates this frothy head to a cocktail and rounds all your flavors into this medley that coats your tongue like velvet. Add in a bubbling Hard Cider below that and you’ve got a concoction that entertains and is impressive without trying hard.
Instead of wine, this juicy sangria is made with hard cider spiked with lemon juice and apple brandy.
The light, delicate sweetness of Asian pears really complements the unabashedly strong sage. Pears, sage, and honey are really just wonderful together. Shaken together with some gin, they create a cocktail that is deceptively light. The bold but clean flavors found in this drink makes this a crazy easy cocktail to drink lots of.
Hot toddy is a classic winter beverage that is served warm and strong. This apple cider hot toddy has the additional kick of spiced apple cider.
Think of this as a house punch that's a snap to make and relatively low in alcohol.
Mix up a batch of this bubbly fall cocktail for your next dinner party, and relax.
Two of our favorite things - Lillet & golden raspberries. Red raspberries can absolutely be substituted if golden raspberries can't be found. This cocktail is also lovely finished with a splash of sparkling water, Prosecco, or our Honeycrisp hard cider.
Refreshing summer afternoon sipper !
The perfect summer afternoon cocktail-treat to keep cool.