9 Apple-Flavored Fall Foods to Savor in Westchester

From fritters to cupcakes, feast on these apple-centric dishes this season.

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From fritters and pies to cupcakes and cider donuts, apple lends its seasonal charm to our favorite fall foods. Here’s where to find them.

Additional reporting by Bethany Babchik and Julia Paino

Can’t get enough of all things apple now that fall has arrived in Westchester? These seasonal treats will hit the spot.

Apple Fritter from MAD Donuts

White Plains

Sure, apple cider donuts are the sweet staple of the season, but Matt Moore of MAD Donuts has us switching over to these oversized fritters. Known for his fluffy and tasty donuts, Moore makes his award-winning fritter by stuffing fresh Granny Smith apples into his dough. To give it that special fall flavor, he mixes reduced cider and apple cider vinegar into his mouthwatering treat and tops it with cinnamon glaze.


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Apple Pie Roll-Up at Red Barn Bakery

4 South Astor St, Irvington; 914.231.7779

Known for its gluten-free scones and brownies, Red Barn serves up several apple-flavored sweets like traditional and salted caramel crumb pies. For a personal-sized treat, the apple pie roll-up is a favorite. Made from scratch, hunks of organic Fuji and Gala (and sometimes Braeburn) varieties are jam-packed into a flaky pastry made from organic cage-free eggs and grass-fed butter.


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Homemade Apple Crisp at The Blue Pig

121 Maple St, Croton-on-Hudson; 914.271.3850

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Sure, the hot days of August are long gone, but cravings for ice cream don’t end come autumn. For a fall take on a summer treat, enjoy The Blue Pig’s homemade French vanilla ice cream atop its seasonal, warm apple crisp, which is prepared with apples picked near the shop’s farm in Vermont.


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Apple Cider Caramels at La Petite Occasion


Made from Hudson Valley-sourced ingredients, Michele Kim’s small-batch caramels and toffees are a county favorite. For her seasonal cider caramels, Kim sources local cream from Hudson Valley Fresh in Poughkeepsie, butter from Kriemhild Dairy in Hamilton, and cider from North Salem’s Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, then adds warm spices like cinnamon.

Apple Cakes at By the Way Bakery

574 Warburton Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson; 914.478.0555

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Made with gluten-free and dairy-free products, By the Way Bakery’s delicious treats are made from scratch. Fans must check out Mama’s Apple Cake, an apple-flavored cake filled with chunks of fruit and a bit of spice. For those with a smaller appetite, the mini-cake is an ideal choice; this tasty option includes a spiral bundt with sweet apple chunks.


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Apple Cider Donuts at Stew Leonard’s

1 Stew Leonard Drive, Yonkers; 914.375.4700

Stew Leonard’s confidently prepares apple cider donuts and donut holes for customers to observe and enjoy as they shop in the stores. Freshly squeezed cider from Stew’s gives the homemade donuts their rich flavor. These sweet, apple-flavored treats make for a delicious snack to indulge in as the leaves change.


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Apple Pies at The Bakehouse a.k.a. Riviera Bakehouse

660 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley; 914.693.9758

Old Fashioned and Apple Crumb are among the many pie options at Riviera for apple lovers this fall. The Classic is made with Granny Smiths and a hint of cinnamon while the Apple Crumb is topped with, you guessed it, luscious crumbs. Either way, you can’t go wrong, as Riviera prides itself on whipping up the nostalgia of an old-fashioned bakery.


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Apple Tart from Seth Greenberg’s Just Desserts

1887 Palmer Ave, Larchmont; 914.630.1807

Chef Greenberg prides himself on creating luscious desserts using Hudson Valley butter, free-range eggs, organic sugar, and apples from local orchards. The apple-flavored tart is a divine creation made with buttery handcrafted crust, house-made apple sauce, a dash of cinnamon sugar, and house-made apple glaze. It looks as beautiful as it tastes!

Apple Caramel Crumb Ice Cream at Longford’s

4 Elm Pl, Rye; 914.967.3797
1941 Palmer Ave, Larchmont; 914.630.4503

Continue to enjoy a classic summer treat right into fall with Longford’s small batch premium ice cream. Just in time for autumn, the beloved ice cream brand has created a seasonal apple-flavored ice cream flavor: caramel apple crumb.

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