Crisp and distinctly sweet — the name really says it all. This popular, versatile apple can truly do no wrong. Want a snack? You won’t find a juicier one. Need a bright flavor for a savory recipe? Look no further.
The best honeycrisp apples are yellow with a red blush covering the whole fruit
September to May
Place of origin
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
Cross between a Keepsake apple and an unknown variety
Apples naturally oxidize (aka turn brown) after they’re sliced and exposed to air. They are still safe to eat! But don’t look or taste as fresh. You can keep the brown at bay by dipping or spraying slices with a 3:1 water and citrus mixture.