Last updated on October 13th, 2019 at 12:02 pm
Planning some seasonal parties? These fall desserts, sweets, and festive treats will be a hit at any gathering with flavors to please everyone!
It’s fall and that means it’s time to bust out all the baking supplies and start whipping up all varieties of cakes, pies, fudge, candy, bars and brownies. I love the crispness in the air, plus it’s cool enough to have the oven on and spend all day in the kitchen! These fall desserts and treats will inspire you to start baking early and maybe get some edible gifts made and get you ahead in the shopping department.
Fall Cookies and Truffles
Bite sized desserts are super fun and cookies are the first thing I usually reach for.
S’mores Cookie Cups Recipe
S’mores are my favorite fall treat! I don’t always love the campfire smell that comes with making s’mores, so these are the next best thing! The graham cracker cookie cup is filled with marshmallow and topped with chocolate. They just might be better than actual s’mores!
Chocolate Acorns are the cutest Fall or Thanksgiving treat, and with just a couple pantry ingredients they could not be easier to make!
How to Make Pumpkin Spice Truffles
I find these truffles get even better and the pumpkin flavor becomes more prominent after a day or two in the refrigerator. Dip in white chocolate or dark chocolate for a fabulous fall treat!
Apple Crisp Cookie Cups
These apple crisp cookie cups combine classic oatmeal cookie with homemade apple pie filling for the perfect comfort food
Glazed Maple Shortbread Cookies
Delicious, crisp buttery shortbread cookies with an irresistible maple flavor and a sweet icing. These are the perfect autumn cookie!
Nutella Pumpkin Samoa Cookies
These Nutella Pumpkin Samoa Cookies are so flawlessly Fall-flavored thanks to a pumpkin-spice loaded, pumpkin-puree based, crisp and buttery shortbread cookie on the bottom.
Pie Crust Cookies with Whiskey Caramel Drizzle
Simple and flaky pie crust is transformed into easy pie crust cookies topped with a pecan and drizzled with a whiskey caramel sauce! Cut them into your favorite shape to fit your holiday or occasion.
Fall Cakes and Pies
When you are serving more than a few people, a cake or a pie is just what you are looking for! Here are some fall inspired cakes and pies to inspire your next fall party menu.
The Perfect Caramel Cake
This Southern-style caramel cake is simply dreamy. The best yellow cake you’ve ever had, filled and covered with the creamiest, not-too-sweet caramel icing, sprinkled with sea salt and topped with optional salted caramel popcorn for a surprise crunch!
Pumpkin Dump Cake
If your not into making pies or you just don’t have time to bake a pie, this dessert would be a perfect alternative for your Thanksgiving dessert.
Cinderella Cake - Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Moist spiced pumpkin bundt cake with creamy cream cheese frosting, topped with toasted pecans.
Maple Pumpkin Pie
This pie is creamy and delicious, just the way pumpkin pie should be. The maple syrup is the perfect addition to deepen the flavor of the pie and adds a hint of maple flavor.
Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie
Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie with brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg is a rich and creamy holiday dessert showstopper.
Caramel Apple Fruit Pizza
This Caramel Apple Fruit Pizza is a delicious fall dessert with a sugar cookie crust, cream cheese frosting, toasted pecans and a drizzle of caramel.
Best Butterscotch-Banana Trifle Recipe
Layer up a super simple, no-bake treat.
This Apple Crostata has a wonderful crust with delicious spiced up Granny Smith's inside.
Fall Bars and Brownies
When a cake or pie is too much and a cookie isn't enough, a brownie is just what you need!
Apple Cinnamon Blondies
These Apple Cinnamon Blondies have sautéed apples and cinnamon chips for the ultimate portable fall treat! This easy recipe comes together quickly and tastes like apple pie.
Pecan Pumpkin Crumble Bars
These Crunchy Pecan Crumble Pumpkin pie bars will tide you over until Thanksgiving when you can have the traditional Pumpkin Pie. Easy to make, they have great texture (creamy and crunchy) and are very satisfying! They make the perfect Fall Dessert!
Salted Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Bars
Salty pretzels, creamy caramel, semi sweet chocolate and a sprinkling of sea salt, that’s right, only four ingredients and this sweet and salty treats can be yours to enjoy!
Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars with Bourbon and Bacon
These peanut butter pretzel bars with bacon and bourbon will hit all your cravings in one bite. And did I mention they have bacon in them?
Brown Butter Pumpkin Bars with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting
I have discovered that brown butter takes the average pumpkin bar to a way above average new level. Yep, brown butter. Top it off with a super rich and fluffy cream cheese frosting and you have one super amazing treat!
Fall Dips and Spread
Grab a cookie or a cracker and dive into these autumn dusted dips and spreads to elevate your holiday season!
Apple Fries with Caramel Cream Dip
These Apple Fries with Caramel Cream Dip are the perfect warm dessert for a crisp Autumn evening. It made our house smell like apple pie.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Ball
A delicious and simple no bake pumpkin cheesecake ball with toffee!
Spice Cookies with Pumpkin Dip
Soft and chewy spice cookies surround a bowl of pumpkin dip — perfect for fall entertaining.
Caramel Apple Cream Cheese Spread
This Caramel Apple Cream Cheese Spread is a delicious fall treat that you can make in under five minutes. It makes the perfect afternoon snack or quick weeknight dessert!
Sweet Potato Soufflé Dip with Toasted Marshmallow
Your favorite holiday side dish is now a delicious Sweet Potato Soufflé Dip with toasted marshmallow. Dip in some cinnamon graham cracker sticks for an even sweeter treat!
Chai Latte Dip
Your morning cup of Joe is now a fun dessert with my Chai Latte Dip. Creamy, spicy, and a hint of coffee will make your afternoons and evenings just as nice as your mornings!
Small Fall Desserts and Sweet Treats
Sometimes I you need is just a bite because there are so many great desserts to choose from. Here are some small options for fall party planning!
Pumpkin Pie Twists
If you are craving pumpkin flavors for your Fall taste buds, this Pumpkin Pie Twist recipe is perfect for your needs!
Bourbon Buckeyes with a Surprise Inside
This new twist on traditional buckeyes has them robed in dark chocolate, kissed with bourbon, and stuffed with a buttery, toasted pecan!
Caramel Apple Shortbread Bruschetta
Bruschetta for dessert! A soft, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread “crostini”, smeared with caramel cream cheese and topped with a nutty caramel apple crown.
Best Apple Nachos Recipe
Apple nachos are one of our favorite snacks for fall. Whether you're looking for a smart tailgating recipe or a Netflix & chill recipe, these don't get any easier.
Mini Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecakes
These adorable Mini Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecakes make indulgence nearly guilt-free! Tart-sized pumpkin cheesecakes topped with a praline pecan sauce and whipped cream are a seasonal two-bite treat!
Sweet Pumpkin Churros are fried and tossed in cinnamon sugar and then served with a Cinnamon Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip to dip them in!
Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies
September → Apples → Caramel Apples → Salted Caramel → Ice Cream → Pie → I Hate Sharing Dessert → Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies
Dark Chocolate Dulce De Leche Bugles
My Dark Chocolate Dulce de Leche Bugles are perfect for your holiday treat list! Caramel, chocolate, and salty bugles are not only a delicious snack but they also look like mini cornucopias which are perfect for your Thanksgiving table.
Maple Brown Butter Glazed Amish Apple Fry Pies
My snack of choice? An apple fry pie from the Amish market. The buttery, flaky crust; gooey, caramelized apple interior; and warm spices made up a treat that I obsessed over.
Chocolate Pumpkin Wontons
These crispy chocolate pumpkin wontons are filled with creamy pumpkin pie, sweet chocolate, topped with a maple sour cream glaze, and dusted with powdered sugar! The perfect sweet treat for your holiday party.
Marshmallows with Pumpkin Pie Spice
Making homemade marshmallows is not as hard as you might think. Making your own means you can cut them into any shape you want and add your own flavors!
White Chocolate Pumpkin Fudge
White Chocolate Pumpkin Fudge recipe is one of my favorite pumpkin recipes that makes me start to believe Fall is on it’s way.
Pumpkin Pie Pots de Creme
Pumpkin Pie Pots de Creme: fall’s favorite flavor, mixed up in a classic French dessert, and topped with crushed gingersnaps and a Maple Cinnamon Whipped Cream!
Spiced Pumpkin Fudge
This classic holiday Spiced Pumpkin Fudge recipe delivers on the taste of the season -- a wonderful gift for your family and friends.
Chocolate Pumpkin Shooters with Toasted Hazelnuts
These delicious Chocolate Pudding and Pumpkin Shooters are easy to put together and will be a hit at your Halloween party or Thanksgiving dinner.
S'mores Chocolate Bark
S’mores Chocolate Bark is a yummy, amazing inside out s’mores that you don’t even need a camp fire for! Chocolate Bark is my favorite thing to make because it is so easy and the possibilities are endless!
Easy Pumpkin Pie Bites
All the flavors of Homemade Pumpkin Pie packed into perfect portable fall dessert!
Sweet Potato Fudge
Replace pumpkin with sweet potato puree and add some cinnamon chips in traditional fudge and the result is this delicious sweet potato fudge!
Butter Pecan Fudge
Butter Pecan Fudge is wonderfully buttery and creamy with little bits of crunchy toasted pecans. It’s perfect for when you’re craving fudge, but not something chocolate and it makes a wonderful holiday treat for gift giving.
Old Fashioned Maple & Walnut Fudge
Super rich and ever-so-creamy, this Old Fashioned Maple & Walnut Fudge is the perfect treat for maple syrup season. Made with real Maple Syrup, cream, butter and walnuts, it doesn’t get any better than this!
Homemade Snickerdoodle Fudge
Snickerdoodle Fudge is cinnamon fudge topped with cinnamon sugar. The cinnamon sugar adheres best if you sprinkle it over the fudge before it sets.
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