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Step into the realm of Cortland apples, where every bite is a celebration of freshness and flavor. At, we take pride in offering these exceptional apples directly from our orchards to your doorstep. Join us as we uncover the rich history, delightful characteristics, mouthwatering recipes, and a sprinkle of fun facts about Cortland apples. From farm to door, ensures that every Cortland apple retains its crispness, juiciness, and irresistible taste.

A Brief History of Cortland Apples: Cortland apples, originating in New York in the early 1900s, have been cherished for generations. Named after Cortland County, these apples quickly gained popularity for their exceptional taste and versatile nature. With their striking red skin and snow-white flesh, Cortland apples have become a favorite in both culinary and snacking realms.

Great Traits of Cortland Apples: What makes Cortland apples stand out is their tender yet firm texture, paired with a perfect balance of sweetness and tartness. Their juicy flesh and resistance to browning make them ideal for salads, pies, sauces, and snacking. The Cortland's thin skin adds a delightful crunch to every bite, making it a beloved choice for various apple recipes.

Recipe: Classic Cortland Apple Crisp:


  • 6 Cortland apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cold unsalted butter, diced
  • Vanilla ice cream (optional, for serving)


1.   Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

2.   In a large bowl, combine the sliced Cortland apples, granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and lemon juice. Toss until evenly coated.

3.   Spread the apple mixture evenly in the prepared baking dish.

4.   In a separate bowl, combine the rolled oats, brown sugar, 1/3 cup flour, and diced butter. Use your fingers to mix until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

5.   Sprinkle the oat mixture over the apples in the baking dish.

6.   Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the topping is golden brown and the apples are tender.

7.   Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving. Serve warm, topped with vanilla ice cream if desired.

Fun Fact: Did you know that Cortland apples are excellent for making applesauce due to their tender texture and sweet-tart flavor? They're also known for their slow browning, making them a top choice for fresh apple slices on snack platters.

Joke: Why did the Cortland apple go to the party alone? Because it didn't want anyone to "core" in on its fun!

Experience Cortland Magic with In conclusion, Cortland apples from offer a burst of flavor and versatility that's hard to resist. Whether you're baking, snacking, or creating delightful dishes, Cortland apples bring joy to every bite. Order your Cortland apples today and savor the classic taste of these beloved apples, delivered straight from our orchards to your doorstep, "From The Farm To Your Door."

Here is some of the wonderful feedback that we've received this season about our Cortland apples:

"We received our box of Cortland apples and are never disappointed!! We have shared with our family and were sure to tell them where we ordered them from!! Thank you for the prompt service and shipment! "
Peggy - Winnsboro, SC

"Our Cortland apples arrived Friday afternoon and we found them to be outstanding! Thanks!"
Richard - Centennial, CO

Post updated 04/07/24 - News

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