With Rosh Hashanah coming up, you may be wondering what you can have in lieu of apples and honey to bring in a sweet new year ~the vegan way.~ To help you with your Rosh Hashanah dinner, we’ve found 15 delicious vegan recipes that are sweet and feature apples! They are super tasty and will definitely help you start the year off on the right foot. Shanah Tovah to everyone celebrating! May you have a good and sweet year!

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1. Peanut Butter Caramel Apple Blondies

Peanut Butter Caramel Apple Blondies

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Perfectly fluffy, and moist blondies studded with soft chunks of apple, rich notes of peanut butter, and drizzled in creamy coconut-based caramel. These Peanut Butter Caramel Apple Blondies by Taavi Moore are comforting, warm, and oh so delicious.

2. Apple Roses

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These Apple Roses by Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez are noT only beautiful to look at, but just as delicious to eat! With a variety of apples to choose from to make these wonderful roses, you can whip up this dessert whenever you’re craving a sweet treat!


3. Apple-Cinnamon Pop Tarts

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These Homemade Vegan Apple-Cinnamon Pop Tarts by Shanika Graham-White are nothing short of flaky, naturally sweet, and bursting with comforting spice flavors, both inside + out, and topped with a beautiful Maple frosting. Complete homage to the classic childhood favorite, these pop tarts are a sure crowd-pleaser, especially for Apple lovers.

4. Apple Spice Coffee Cake

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Apples, breakfast, coffee, and cake – these were just meant to go together! This grain-free spice coffee cake is made with pecan meal, pumpkin pie spice, and nut milk and is then topped with a sticky-sweet pecan streusel. Katrina Nixon‘s Apple Spice Coffee Cake is quick, easy, and packed with awesome flavor and tons of nutrition.


5. Apple Almond Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

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There may be nothing better than a fresh batch of homemade, warm, and gooey cinnamon rolls! To make everyone’s favorite breakfast pastry seasonal, this recipe uses a sourdough base and an apple and raisin filling. The glaze is infused with almond extract, making these rolls even more autumnal and delicious! These Apple Almond Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls by Travis Piper are amazing!

6. Rustic Apple Tart

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This Rustic Apple Tart by Teri Macovei makes a wonderful dessert and will stun your guests with how pretty it is! Classic flavors of cinnamon and fresh-cut apples, on top of a gluten-free, vegan flaky crust. It’s one inviting and warmly spiced apple tart!

7. Apple Strudel With Custard

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Now that autumn is here and apples are in season, what better excuse is there to have an amazing and super easy dessert. This flaky apple strudel becomes golden brown goodness as it bakes and the fragrant, sweet scent of apples is amazing. This creamy custard could not be any simpler or more rewarding! Only 4 ingredients and it tastes heavenly! You will love this Apple Strudel With Custard by Philipp Ertl!


8. Baked Apples

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These Baked Apples by Gabriela Lupu are easy, simple, and absolutely delicious. Use apples that are very ripe if you want the baked apples very sweet.

9. Apple Pie Streusel Muffins

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A fluffy & moist muffin embedded with soft chunks of apple and topped with a crunchy, sweet streusel topping! Taavi Moore‘s Apple Pie Streusel Muffins are fantastic!

10. Best Apple Pie

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The Best Apple Pie by Petra Vogel is a delicious and reliable apple pie recipe that you will want to make time and time again. A total crowd pleaser!

11. Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake

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There may not be a better combination than apples and caramel unless of course, pecans and a hint of sea salt are added to the mix. Now imagine this delightful combination of flavors in a cheesecake version. Obviously, this dairy-free cake doesn’t contain any real cheese, but the cashews and cacao butter combine beautifully to create a raw version of the classic creamy cheesecake. If you are after a visually appealing, healthy dessert that will satisfy your sweet tooth and put a smile on every face at your table this Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake by Nikkie and Zuzana is it!

12. Apple Pie

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Delectable, with a nutty, buttery flavor and delicate texture. Don’t pass this Apple Pie by Dreena Burton by, thinking it will be brittle and difficult — despite being gluten-free, this crust does not crumble apart, is very easy to work with, and is very forgiving. My testers loved this crust, choosing it as their new go-to pastry recipe!

13. Hot Apples

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Apple season is the perfect time to pick apples by the bushel: then dehydrate them to make apple chips, bake them, and slice and dip them in assorted nut butters. This easy recipe will fill your entire house with a homey, delicious aroma as it bubbles and bakes. This naturally sweet treat is so simple that the most difficult thing will be waiting for it to cool down enough to eat. This recipe for Hot Apples is excerpted from THE ADVENTUROUS EATERS CLUB by Misha and Vicki Collins, reprinted with permission from HarperOne and imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Copyright 2019.

14. Pecan Apple Loaf

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If you’re looking for the perfect fall dessert for this time of year…you have absolutely come to the right recipe. Sit back, relax, grab a cup of hot coffee or tea, and enjoy this slice of heaven. This Pecan Apple Loaf by Taavi Moore moist, fluffy, with a crunch of caramelized pecans, embedded with soft chunks of apple, an aroma of fall spices, and a hint of bay leaf…which adds a whole other layer of flavor to this loaf.

15. Cinnamon Apple Cake

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This Cinnamon Apple Cake by Lenny Wu is absolutely heavenly, loaded with moist & juicy apple chunks! It’s quite easy to make and doesn’t have many ingredients! With autumnal flavors of apple and cinnamon, this is the perfect fall cake. Make it for your holiday party to impress all of your guests. This cinnamon apple cake is fantastic!

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