Dawson's Orchards, Inc.



6-8 apples, peeled, cored and quartered

½ cup water

½ cup sugar (if desired)

Cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice or cardamom to taste


Add water to apples in large saucepan.  Cover and cook over low hear until apples are soft, stirring occasionally.  Do not let apples scorch!  Put through a blender for a smooth applesauce or break up with a fork for a chunky applesauce.  Stir in sugar and spices (if desired) and continue cooking until thickened.


Applesauce Bars

        1 egg, well beaten                   1-2 cups hot apple sauc
1 cup sugar                              ½ cup raisins
½ cup shortening                    2 cups flour
½ tsp. salt                                ½ tsp. cloves
1 tsp. baking soda                  1 tsp. cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350F.  Mix together all ingredients in a large bowl.  Pour into a greased cookie sheet with sides. Bake 30 minutes.  Ice with powdered sugar.





Apple Pie


3 cups flour                 1 tsp. salt                     1 cup shortening

Mix until crumbly, then add ½ cup water.


6 large apples, peeled, cut into slices          ½ tsp. cinnamon         2 Tbsp. flour

Mix all together in a large bowl.

Roll out half of dough for bottom pie shell to desired thickness, line pie pan. 

Fill with filling.  Moisten edges with water and dot the filling with butter.  Roll

out the rest of the dough and use as top shell.  Pinch edges together.  Moisten

top of pie with milk and sprinkle with sugar.  Bake at 350F for 50-60 minutes or

until shell is nicely browned.  Makes one  9” pie.


Orange Mulled Cider

1 Gallon Dawson’s Orchards Apple Cider

1 pkg (to make 2qt. mix) Crystal Light Sunrise Classic Orange Flavor Drink Mix

4 cinnamon sticks

2 tsp. whole cloves

½ tsp. ground nutmeg 

Cook ingredients in large saucepan on low heat for 20 min. or until heated through,

 stirring occasionally. (Do not boil)

Discard cinnamon sticks and cloves before serving




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122 Petersburg Road
Enon Valley, PA 16120

Orchard Hours
Monday thru Saturday
9am - 4pm
Closed Sundays

Can't visit us at the Orchard? Find us at the following markets:

The Original
Farmers Market

 Come discover the real meaning of fresh local produce!

May thru Thanksgiving

Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights - 5:30pm

151 Park Rd. McDonald, PA
Route 50, 3 miles south off the Bridgeville exit (#54) off I-79

 June thru October
Saturdays 8am-1pm
St. James Parking Lot
Sewickley, PA

Ellwood City
Farmer's Market

*Due to lack of Saturday help, we will not be attending the Ellwood Farmer's Market this year.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

July thru October
Saturdays 8am-12pm

Temp location at 
Cirrelli Way & 6th St.
(behind Vinnys restaurant)