|NAME||Best Uses||Flavor Characteristic, Appearance|
|Granny Smith||Baking||Moderately sweet, crisp flesh, green skin|
|Jonagold||Pie, Applesauce||Tangy-sweet, Yellow top, red bottom|
|Jonathan||Applesauce||Tart flesh, crisp, juicy, bright red on yellow skin|
|McIntosh||Applesauce||Juicy, sweet, pinkish-white flesh, red skin|
Herein, which apples make the best apple pie?
- Find your favorite apple. The best baking apples offer a balance of sweet and tart flavors as well as flesh that doesn't break down in the oven.
- Jonathans and Jonagolds. You'll recognize Jonathans as deep red, classic apples, grown in many Midwest states.
- Granny Smith.
- Rome Beauty.
Can you use Honeycrisp apples for baking?
What is a good cooking apple?