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Types of Apples: The Best Apples for Baking, Cooking and Eating

Find out which types of apples are best for apple pie and more apple recipes.

All apples are not created equal—at least when it comes to cooking vs. eating them fresh. But regardless of variety, they’re all good for you. A medium apple (3-inch diameter) contains 4 grams of fiber; a large apple (3 1/4-inch diameter) has 5 grams of fiber. Apples also offer a bit of vitamin C and potassium.

So what apples are best for your lunchbox and what apples are best suited for your apple pie? Well, that depends. Download a FREE Apple Recipe Cookbook!

—Hilary Meyer, Associate Food Editor

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