Fall is here, which means it’s time to head to the apple orchard for apple picking. Or at least you can grab some of your favorite varieties at the local grocery store or farmers market to make a few of these delicious apple recipes.

Did you know there are over 2,500 varieties of apples grown in the US and 7,500 varieties grown worldwide? While only about 100 varities grown in the US are for commercial reasons, it can still be overwhleming to decide which variety, each with its own unique flavor profile and texture, to grab at the store.

 Whether your using the apples for snacking, salads, baking or cooking, check out this handy guide with common apple varities for each!

Get more tips on how to pick, prepare and store apples on our Produce Tips page.

As if you need more reasons to enjoy them this fall, we’ve rounded up 40 apple recipes to try out!

1. Pork Chops & Cinnamon Apples from Produce for Kids

2. Apple, Celery & Walnut Salads with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette from Aggie’s Kitchen

3. Apple Cinnamon Fruit Leather from Baked by Rachel

4. Fall Harvest Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette from Produce for Kids

5. Apple Cinnamon Blender Waffles from The Lean Green Bean

6. Cheesy Eggplant Apple Quesadillas from Dizzy Busy & Hungry

7. Ham, Apple & Cheese Wraps from Produce for Kids

8. Walnut-Stuffed Baked Apples from Foxes Love Lemons

9. Apple, Oat & Almond Breakfast Crisp from Celebrating Sweets

10. Pear-Stuffed Baked Apples from Produce for Kids

11. Herbed Applesauce from Nutmeg Nanny

12. 2-Minute Apple Pie Crunch from Dizzy Busy & Hungry

13. Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples & Pistachios from Produce for Kids

14. Apples & Bacon Salad with Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette from Diethood

15. Apple Orchard Panini from Iowa Girl Eats

16. Cranberry Apple Crisp from Produce for Kids

17. Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Bread from The Roasted Root

18. Kale Slaw with Apples, Cranberries & Creamy Maple Dressing from Flavor the Moments

19. Nutty Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad with Apples from Produce for Kids

20. Turkey & Sage Stuffed Apples from Running to the Kitchen

21. No-Bake Apple Pie Cheesecake Pinwheels from Two Healthy Kitchens

22. Cinnamon Apple & Sweet Potato Chips from Produce for Kids

23. Butternut Squash Hash with Apples, Sausage and Kale from The Roasted Root

24. Baked Almond Apple Crisp Rings from Running to the Kitchen

25. Upside Down Skillet Apple Pancake from Produce for Kids

26. Easy Sautéed Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Roses from Apron Strings

27. Sweet Potato & Apple Breakfast Parfait from Produce for Kids

28. Mini Apple Pie Empanadas from Produce for Kids

Mini Apple Pie Empanadas

29. 100% Whole Grain Cinnamon Apple Muffins from Texanerian Baking

30. Apple Cider Pancakes with Maple Cider Syrup from Iowa Girl Eats

31. Apple Pumpkin French Toast Muffins from Produce for Kids

32. Easy Apple Peanut Butter Energy Bites from Joyful Healthy Eats

33. Apple Boats with Strawberry Sails and Yogurt from Recipe for Perfection

34. Caramel Pear & Apple Nachos from Produce for Kids

35. Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies from The Lemon Bowl

36. Whole Wheat Honey-Spiced Apple Breakfast Bundtlettes from The Spiced Life

37. Scalloped Swet Potatoes & Apples from Produce for Kids

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes and Apples

38. Cheddar Apple Bacon Grilled Cheese from Emily Bites

39. Apple Cinnamon Granola Recipe from Teaspoon of Goodness

40. Pecan Rice Stuffed Apples from Produce for Kids

Pecan Rice Stuffed Apples