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25+ Fantastic Fall Recipes!

It's the first day of fall and what better way to celebrate than sharing some fantastic fall recipes? Check out the season's best flavors like apple, pumpkin, pear, and sweet potato served up in both sweet and savory dishes!

 

Caramel Apple Whoopie Pies

My Gram's whoopie pies were legendary.  I put a twist on her recipe with spice cake, caramel apples and marshmallow filling. 

Cider Bacon Chicken 

Quick and easy to make! Great for when you want a taste of fall but don't want to heat the house up too much! 

Pear Crisp Ice Cream

 We still have 85 degree days in fall, and this ice cream is the perfect treat for those days!

Apple Cranberry Pecan Overnight Oats

 I eat mine straight from the jar, topped with the delicious brown sugar coated pecans.  You can also heat them up.  Both ways are delicious.

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

 Pumpkin Pie Spice is a super easy thing to make at home, it's just a few ingredients and a couple minutes to put it together. It's great in oatmeal, coffee, smoothies, and pie, of course!

 
I always keep puff pastry stashed in the fridge, it's great for turnovers and strudel! 
 
 
 
 Delicious and guaranteed to keep away vampires! 


Grilled Apple Tossed Salad

There are days in September that even though the calendar says it's fall, the thermometer screams summer!  This recipe is perfect for those days.


I know that I'm guilty of going all gaga for apples, but there are so many awesome pear varieties available too! 

  

Apple Spiced Tea

Great for sipping around the fire pit (and gets even better with a splash of Fireball!)


Quinoa Stuffed Squash Boats

I love checking out the farm stand for different types of squash.  These delicata were stuffed with quinoa, dried cranberries, chick peas and topped with pepitas. 



Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats

One of the most pinned recipes from the blog of all time.  Great straight from the fridge or warmed up, one of our favorite grab and go breakfasts!

 

 

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

 This one is the hit of our holiday dinners.  Even people who say they hate sweet potatoes love it!

 

Cranberry Apple Quick Bread with Coffee Glaze

 Grated apples gives you the taste and the moisture without having to worry if big chunks will cook through.  The dried cranberries give a nice little pop of tartness.  And the coffee glaze just ties it all together.


 

 Crunchy Maple Glazed Squash

Even my veggie hating guys liked this one!  Delicata squash with maple, thyme and a little bit of panko. 


  Apple Cider Tea Madeleines

Plain, dusted with confectioner's sugar, or glazed, they'll be a hit however you serve them up!


Granny Smith Pizza

Thin crispy dough, bacon, candied nuts, cheese, marinated chicken, and of  course, apples!


Ginger Pear Muffins

A treasure from my mom's recipe box, amped up with some pears and crystallized ginger. 

 

Apple Chicken Stew

 Colorful and flavorful, filling without being heavy. I know it sounds weird, but it's absolutely delicious!


 

 One of my favorite ways to eat squash is roasted, I just love the texture, and you can fill them with so many awesome things, like cranberries!


Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

Perfect for breakfast, lunch box treats or after school snacks! 


Pretzel Topped Sweet Potatoes

Sweet, salty, crunchy, smooth, this one hits on all 8 cylinders.  Serve it up family style or in individual ramekins if you want to be fancy. 


We're big fans of maple syrup and combined with honey and orange it makes the most amazing cranberry sauce!

 Perfectly spiced apple topped with a delicious crumble, then just a bit of powdered sugar glaze. 
 
 

 ABC Sheet Pan Dinner

I love how easy sheet pan dinners are to make and also to clean up.  It's also a great way to use up various veggies you have on hand!


 

 Cranberry Sweet Potato Muffins

Not overly sweet, these muffins are great plain, but also excellent griddled and spread with a little cream cheese.






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