Any time is the perfect time to scarf down some sweets. It doesn’t matter if it’s a hot summer day or the dead of winter, there is always comfort to be found in the hands of some delicious baked (or non baked) goods. Fall desserts, with their pumpkin, and apples, and overload of caramel sauce have a special place in our hearts, which is why we have chosen to showcase a few of our favorites here. In all of their soft, gooey, delicious glory.
1. Soft Maple Sugar Cookies
These soft maple sugar cookies are perfect for the holiday season. They are sweet, sugary, and full of a flavor that just makes you feel all warm and gooey inside. It also doesn’t hurt that they’re covered in a delicious maple icing.
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2. Caramel Apple Cupcakes
Caramel and apples are great when combined in a pie or a cheesecake, but they’re absolutely unbelievable in these creative cupcakes. The soft apple spice cupcakes are perfectly moist while the sweet caramel buttercream frosting is absolutely addicting. They are a match made in fall flavor heaven.
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3. No Bake Oreo and Pumpkin Cheesecake Parfaits
These pumpkin parfaits are delicious, super easy to make, and perfect for serving at fall holiday parties. Layers of crunchy Oreo cookies are filled with a pumpkin pie cream cheese mixture that is good enough to knock your socks off.
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4. Pecan Pie Bars
This awesome dessert has all the flavor of the traditional fall pie with way less of the work. A slightly crunchy shortbread cookie crust is topped with a pecan filled topping that is sweet, nutty, and perfectly sticky.
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5. Autumn Spice Cake
No fall season is complete without an amazing spice cake. Luckily, you don’t have to wait for Thanksgiving dessert to experience the warm goodness of one, you can make it yourself with this simple recipe. Spice things up a bit with a sweet cream cheese frosting and a medley of fall colored sprinkles.
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6. Cranberry Chocolate Chip Blondies
Blondies are like the less chocolatey but just as delicious cousin to traditional brownies. More like a thick, giant cookie, this blondie recipe makes use of slightly tart cranberries to round out the taste.
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7. Baked Apple Cider Donuts
A slightly healthier version of their deep-fried counterparts, these thick, fluffy donuts are filled with apple spice and covered in a rich brown butter glaze.
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8. Pumpkin Nutella Swirl Muffins
Whether or not muffins technically count as desserts is always up for debate, but this recipe was just too great to pass up. Sweet pumpkin muffins are swirled with creamy Nutella spread to create a wonderful fall combination.
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