In American folk art, a doll whose head has been fashioned from a dried peeled apple.
- ‘Nana was his grandmother, a rotund and wrinkled crone who reminded Mary Ann of the dried apple dolls sold at the Renaissance Pleasure Faire.’
- ‘We also played with our little dolls that we made out of clothes pegs and corn husks and we had apple-head dolls.’
- ‘There aren't many other ethnic people on my paper route besides Mrs. Guutweister. She's a German lady who makes apple head dolls.’
- ‘The two-week break typically allows the apples time to dry and shrink so when we return, they are ready to be used as the heads for apple dolls.’
- ‘We made apple dolls more than once in elementary school (those good old-fashioned New England curriculums).’
- ‘He has a face as brown and wrinkled as an apple doll and is fond of showing visitors pictures of himself with his famous former employer.’