How to Use Apples

Two apples on top of a napkin

How to Store

Store apples in your refrigerator produce drawer in a plastic bag with several holes cut or torn for better air circulation.

How to Clean

Clean apples well under cool, running water before eating.

Five Tips for How to Use

  • Applesauce – Make your own applesauce. Try adding in cinnamon or even diced pear, strawberries, or blueberries for a different flavored applesauce.
  • Baked – Craving something sweet and easy to make? Try baked apples or an apple crisp.
  • Oatmeal – Add apple, nuts, and a touch of cinnamon to oatmeal.
  • Salads – Add apples to green salads or make a fruit and yogurt salad.
  • With pork – Sauté onions and apples to serve with a pork chop.

Apples with Peanut Butter Dip

Serves: 6


  • Sliced apples
  • ½ cup plain or vanilla yogurt
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla (optional, but recommended if using plain yogurt)


  1. Clean and slice the apples.
  2. Combine yogurt, peanut butter, and vanilla in a medium bowl. Mix well.
  3. Arrange apples on a plate around the dip and serve.


  • Try this dip with other fruit too, like bananas.
  • To have an easy and healthy snack waiting, make a double batch and store half of the dip in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 3-5 days.