What's the best apple for apple roses?

Food is considered an art form, right? We sure think so! Now you can make your own edible art in the form of apple roses complete with baked apples and flaky crusts that are sure to be a crowd pleaser. All the flavors of classic apple pie in exquisite little “blooms” that taste as great as they look.

Jonagold apples are a great all-purpose variety with aromatic, honey-like sweetness, as well as Fuji and Honeycrisp apples for consistent sweetness. Piñata® offers a tropical flavor twist, while Granny Smith is great for a tart punch, or Gala for subtle vanilla notes.

best apples for apple roses

Pro tips

  • Using pre-made puff pastry will save a ton of time and still possess that homemade taste we all love.
  • Use a mandolin slicer to get consistent slices of the apple (thin… approximately 1/8-inch thick or less… thin as you can without tearing).