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Apple Brownies

A new take on the traditional, chocolate brownie! This apple brownie is packed with apples and cinnamon.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter, melted
1 cup white sugar
1 egg
3 medium apples (peeled, cored and thinly sliced)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon

Directions:

1. Grease a 9×9 inch baking dish and preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. In a large bowl, beat the melted butter, sugar, and egg until fluffy. Fold in the apples and walnuts.
3. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, salt, baking power, baking soda and cinnamon.
4. Stir the flour mixture into the wet mixture until blended. Spread the batter evenly in the prepared baking dish.
5. Bake for 35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Enjoy!

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Fundraiser for Devastating Five-Alarm Fire

barn fireWhen you purchase a 5” Apple pie here at Apple Holler throughout the month of March, Apple Holler will donate 50% of the purchase to the Knapp Family Barn Fundraiser for Devastating Five-Alarm Fire.

Gail Knapp, a manager at Apple Holler, experienced a life-changing incident earlier this winter. On the early morning of December 5, a horrific fire started in the family’s horse barn and two car garage. The gusty winds produced strong enough flames to make it five-alarm fire classification, which led to complete destruction of both buildings….. read more

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Caramel Apple Spritzers

This is a perfect drink recipe for apple lovers!

Ingredients:
8 apples
Lemon wedges (to prevent apples from browning)
1/2 cup of caramel
1/4 cup of cinnamon sugar
1 bottle of moscato, chilled
1 cup of green apple vodka
1 cup of sprite, chilled

Directions:
1. Make apple cups by slicing the top off of each apple. Use an apple corer to remove the inside of the apple until you’re about 1/2″ from the bottom. Squeeze lemon juice in the apple to prevent browning.
2. Dip the rims of the apple cups in caramel then coat with cinnamon sugar.
3. Make spritzer: In a large pitcher, combine moscato, vodka and Sprite. Stir then pour into apple cups and serve immediately.

 

Yum!

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Experience A Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride In Our Winter Wonderland

Celebrate winter in Wisconsin with a wonderful horse-drawn sleigh ride at Apple Holler Family Farm.

As a blanket of fluffy white snow transforms Wisconsin, people of all ages enjoy a winter sleigh ride. Our beautiful Haflinger horses will definitely make you feel like a child again as they travel on a special orchard tour with breathtaking views of crisp snow and hardwoods. Along with the fantastic scenery in our Enchanted Forest, you will enjoy hearing the clump of the horses’ hooves as they make you long for a simpler way of life. To complete the remarkable winter experience, head on over to the warm campfire where s’mores, apple cider, and hot chocolate will be served….. read more

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Caramel Stuffed Apples

This dessert adds just the right amount of sweetness!

Ingredients:

2 apples, halved
2 tbsp butter, melted
3 tbsp of cinnamon sugar
1/4 cup of water
12-16 caramel candies
1/2 cup of semisweet chocolate chips, melted

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Use a melon baller to core the apples, then place the apples in a shallow baking dish.
  3.  Brush each with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  4. Pour water into baking dish and place in the oven for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove apples from the oven and add 3-4 caramels to the well in each apple.
  6. Bake for 15 more minutes then drizzle with chocolate and sprinkle with more cinnamon sugar.

Enjoy!

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It’s our 30th Anniversary!

We are excited to announce our 30th  Anniversary!

our 30th  AnniversaryWe just can’t believe that it is our 30th Anniversary.  We wouldn’t be where we are today without our customers, family and friends, so we would like to celebrate this special milestone with them and in return, give back to the community that has given us so much.

Starting on February 14th, through February 28th, guests who bring in a canned good to support area food banks will receive 30% off a single bakery item of their choice.
…. read more

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Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider

Ingredients:

8 cups of Apple Holler’s famous cider
1 cup caramel flavoring syrup
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 vanilla bean
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tablespoon whole allspice
Whipped cream
Hot caramel ice cream (optional)

Directions:

  1. In a 3-qt slow cooker, combine the apple cider, caramel syrup and lemon juice. Split the vanilla bean and scrape the seeds; and seeds to the cider mixture.
  2. Place the bean, cinnamon sticks and allspice on a double thickness of cheesecloth; bring up corners of cloth and tie with a string to form a bag, then add to cider mixture.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 2-3 hours or until heated through. Discard spice bag.
  4. Pour cider into mugs, garnish with whipped cream, caramel topping and additional cinnamon sticks if desired.

Enjoy!

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Warm Vanilla Cider

This tasty cider with some added flavor is a perfect winter drink!

Ingredients:

6 cups fresh Apple Holler cider
2 whole nutmeg seeds
6 ounces (¾ cup) bourbon, optional
2 tablespoons packed dark-brown sugar
1 vanilla bean (split and scraped)
Honeyed Walnuts
Whipped Cream (you choose!)

 

Directions:

  1. Combine apple cider, dark-brown sugar, nutmeg seeds and vanilla bean into a medium saucepan. Gently simmer over medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat, and add bourbon if desired.
  3. Remove and discard solids.
  4. Divide among 6 mugs, and top each with a dollop or heaping of whipped cream and a handful of honeyed walnuts.
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Apple Cider Old Fashioned Cocktail

Enjoy this classic drink with an Apple Holler twist!

Ingredients:

2 ounces of Apple Holler’s famous cider
Dash of angostura bitters
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 ounces of bourbon or rye whiskey
Ice, for serving
Apple slide, for garnish
Cinnamon Stick, for garnish

In a lowball glass, combine the apple cider, bitters and sugar. Swirl glass around until the mixture is combined and sugar is dissolved. Add the ice and whiskey. Top with apple slices and cinnamon stick.

Enjoy!

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