September brings sweet dreams of a warm kitchen with flour-covered counters, hints of cinnamon wafting through the air and pastries filled with fresh Michigan apples.

Here are a few of our favorite Northern Michigan apple recipes for a weekend of fall baking.

Brie and Crabapple Jelly Tarts

This easy appetizer can be baked and on the table in 10 minutes. Ta-da!

Apple Cheddar Scones

Cheese and apples may sound a little crazy, but this recipe is a sweet and savory winner.

Apple Carrot Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Two glories of the harvest—juicy apples and earthy carrots—combine to make this moist

Apple Lace Turnovers

Bake these fancy looking pastries for a little taste of heaven.

Apple Cranberry Tart

Delight holiday guests with this sweet pastry made with homemade dough.

Homemade Applesauce

This applesauce is the definition of sugar and spice and all things nice.

Homemade Apple Pie

Apple pie is a classic. And for good reason. It’s full of gooey goodness.

Find more apple ideas in MyNorth’s online recipe book

More Northern Michigan Apples

Photo(s) by Todd Zawistowski