Autumn Recipes

9/17/2018 - 1:48:37 PM

The first day of fall is this week (Saturday the 22nd)! With that in mind, it’s time for some recipes. If you’re so inclined, it’s almost possible to prepare a meal that has apples in every dish!


Apple, Sauerkraut & Kielbasa  Joann Kauffman p117

2 lbs. sauerkraut

2-3 Kauffman’s apples, cored

and sliced

1½ lbs. kielbasa or smoked

sausage links, cut into 2” pieces

½ cup brown sugar

Dash black pepper

½ tsp. caraway seed

¾ cup Kauffman’s apple cider


Layer ingredients in order in slow

cooker and cook on low for 4-5 hours.

JULIE P @Jubes

Apple Salad Mary Kauffman p122

8 cups Kauffman’s red and tart unpeeled apples, diced

1 (20 oz.) can pineapples,drained (reserve juice)

2 cups green grapes

1 tsp. poppy seeds

1½ cups pecans

¼ cup butter

¼ cup sugar

1 T. lemon juice

2 T. Thermflo®

½ cup sour cream

½ cup yogurt


Mix apples, pineapples, grapes, poppy seeds, and pecans and set aside.

Mix butter, sugar, lemon juice, and Thermflo® in saucepan and heat to boiling. Chill completely.

Add sour cream and yogurt to chilled dressing.

Combine dressing and fruit mixture.

Serve in large glass bowl. Serves 16.


Rich Flavored Apple Pie Ellen Kauffman p85

4-5 Kauffman’s apples, peeled and diced

1 T. lemon juice

¼ cup sugar

Pinch of salt

Toss apples, lemon juice, sugar, and salt and set aside.

1 cup Kauffman’s apple cider

Dash of cinnamon

2 T. ClearJel®

Cook cider, cinnamon, and ClearJel® until thick. Combine with apples and pour into unbaked 9” pie shell.

½ cup sugar

¾ cup flour

5 T. butter

Combine sugar, flour, and butter to form crumbs.

Sprinkle on top of apples.

Bake at 425° for 10 minutes.

Reduce temperature to 350° and bake for additional 35 minutes.

Tip: Parboil apples if using

firm apples in the fall.

Aline Ponce

Apples ‘n Cider Cheesecake Ellen Kauffman p84


1 cup graham cracker crumbs

3 T. sugar

½ tsp. cinnamon

¼ cup butter

3 T. pecans, finely chopped

Combine. Spread in 9” x 13” baking pan and chill.


3 (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened

¾ cup sugar

1 cup sour cream

¾ tsp. vanilla

Pinch of salt

3 eggs

1 cup pecans, chopped

Beat cream cheese, sugar, sour cream, vanilla, and salt until smooth.

Add 3 eggs and gently beat on low speed until combined. Pour over crust and top with pecans.


3-4 Kauffman’s apples, peeled and diced

1 T. lemon juice

¼ cup sugar

Pinch of salt

Toss apples and lemon juice. Add sugar and salt. Note: If using crisp fall apples, parboil them for 5 minutes to soften. Set aside.

1 cup Kauffman’s apple cider

2 T. ClearJel®

Dash of cinnamon

Combine and cook till thickened. Add to diced apples. Spread over filling.

Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Open oven door and cool in oven.

Serve with whipped topping (optional).

Note: Set the pan of cheesecake in a pan of water to bake. This will prevent the cheesecake from cracking.

Cider Granola

Ellen Kauffman


8 cups rolled oats

1 cup raw sugar

1 cup oil

Choice of nuts & seeds

1 cup Kauffman’s apple cider

Mix rolled oats and sugar. Add

oil, toss well, and let stand until

oil has permeated the oats.

Add nuts, seeds, and cider and toss

well. Spread on two jelly roll pans.

Bake at 215° for 1 hour. Remove and

toss. Switch pans on the oven racks

for even browning. Bake 1 more hour

and turn oven off. Allow granola to

cool in oven for complete drying.

Faith, Family, & Fruit p98

Pork Chop Pear Skillet p62

4 pork chops

2 T. oil

4 T. pineapple juice

4 T. honey

4 T. water

3 tsp. lemon juice

¼ tsp. salt

Dash pepper

Dash ginger

2 medium Kauffman’s fresh and ripe pears, sliced

In skillet brown pork chops in oil. Transfer to baking dish. Combine pineapple juice, honey,

water, lemon juice, and spices.

 Stir in pears. Pour this mixture over pork chops. Bake at 350° for 1 hour. Drain juice and thicken with 1½ tsp. cornstarch.

Serve sauce over pork chops.

1 comment
where can I buy ThermFlo ?
7/31/2019 - 5:01:56 PM
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