18 of the Best Fall Dessert Recipes to Try This Year
Fall is here in all it’s splendor, and of course, that means cooler weather is also here. It’s the time of falling leaves, birds flying south and when we pull our favorite cozy sweaters out of the closet.
Fall is also the time of bountiful harvests including fresh picked apples, pears, squash and of course the quintessential icon of fall, the pumpkin. What better way to use this tasty produce than by making scrumptious desserts like cakes, tarts, bars, crumbles and pies – perfect for eating when cozying up to a warm fire.
We’ve assembled some of the best fall dessert recipes around. You’ll find that these recipes are so comforting and indulgent, you’ll wish fall came more than once a year.
Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices
Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices are thick slices of Fuji apples covered in melted chocolate, drizzled with caramel and topped with nuts – can you say yummmmy!
Via Mom Loves Baking
Pumpkin Pie Twists
These Pumpkin Pie Twists only have three ingredients; Pillsbury Crescents, pure pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spice.
Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars
Apple pie is one of our favorite desserts, but baking this classic dessert as bars is so much easier!
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Muffins
These Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Muffins are amazing and they only take 30 minutes to make!
Pumpkin Bread with Brown Butter Maple Icing
This bread is perfectly fluffy and moist without being too wet, has a soft and tender crumb, and is topped with the best brown butter maple glaze that drips down over the top of this well-spiced loaf.
Apple Pie Fries
These super simple Apple Pie Fries make for a super fun spin on a traditional apple pie. Store bought pie crust cut into strips, filled with a simple store bought apple pie filling, then baked for crispiness. You can dip them in caramel sauce or even whipped cream for additional yumminess.
Via Cincy Shopper
Easy Pumpkin Pie Bites
All the flavors of Homemade Pumpkin Pie packed into perfect portable fall dessert – Easy Pumpkin Pie Bites.
Via Sugar Apron
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
So easy to make and with the right amount of pumpkin flavor, these pumpkin cheesecake bars taste exactly like a cheesecake that crossed paths with a pumpkin pie – the best of both worlds!
Via A Treats Affair
Cinnamon Apple Crumb Cake
Cinnamon Apple Crumb Cake is the perfect dessert for crisp weather coming up. If you are not a big fan of pumpkin treat, then you must try this coffee cake loaded with apples and crunchy brown sugar-cinnamon streusel crumbs, drizzled with apple cider glaze.
Caramel Apple Crumble Pie
Apple pie meets apple crumble in this extremely easy and fast pie to make. The pie comes together in less than five minutes of active prep with just a whisk and one bowl.
Via Averie Cooks
Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler
Super simple pumpkin cobbler for your Fall dessert table.
Via Lauren’s Latest
Pumpkin Delight Dessert
This dessert is one that EVERY pumpkin lover will enjoy. It’s one of those layered desserts that everyone devours.
Via Lil Luna
Apple Cider Cupcakes and Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream
Moist and flavorful recipe for Apple Cider Cupcakes made from scratch with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting makes for a mouthwatering fall dessert!
Via Wishes n Dishes
Melt-In-Your-Mouth Pumpkin Cookies
These divine melt-in-your-mouth pumpkin cookies are truly outstanding! The pumpkin flavor in these cookies is sweet and delicious, and yes, these cookies are so soft that they really do sort of melt in your mouth.
Via Dear Crissy
Caramel Apple Pie Poke Cake
This Caramel Apple Pie Poke Cake is Fall on a plate – Apples, cinnamon, caramel and toffee. This cake is super easy to make and tastes delicious!
Via Plain Chicken
Autumn Oreo Brownies
Autumn Oreo Brownies is a wonderful recipe and all you have to do is lay cookies in between two layers of the batter. Fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving!
White Chocolate Caramel Pecan Fudge
Creamy white chocolate fudge filled with pecans and swirled with caramel might be the ultimate treat for a holiday tray. The rich flavors in this fudge are perfectly balanced by a cup of coffee or tea, making it perfect for holiday parties and pretty much any other occasion.
Pumpkin Spice Truffles
Learn how to make pumpkin spice truffles dipped in white chocolate or dark chocolate.
These recipes are the perfect way to celebrate autumn.