25 Desserts to Make This Season
Take advantage of pumpkin, apple, pear, and maple season with these cozy fall sweets.
Walnut-Apple Crisp with Nutmeg Cream
Warm and buttery with notes of sweet spices, this crumbly dessert just tastes like fall.
Recipe: Try our Walnut-Apple Crisp with Nutmeg Cream
Maple-Pumpkin Cream Pie
This isn't your average pumpkin pie – with an entire layer of creamy custard and a sweet touch of maple, you'll want a slice of this pie every day until New Year's.
Recipe: Try our Maple-Pumpkin Cream Pie
Ready-to-Bake Pear-Almond Tart
As if almonds and pears weren't fall-worthy enough, hints of vanilla make this easy dessert's fall flavor pop.
Recipe: Try our Ready-to-Bake Pear-Almond Tart
Sweet and creamy, this pie will satisfy all your chocolatey cravings.
Recipe: Try our Mocha-Maple Pie
Spiced Pumpkin Mousse Trifle
Cinnamon, cloves, ginger, rum... you've never tasted anything like this smooth and crunchy pumpkin-y trifle!
Recipe: Try our Spiced Pumpkin Mousse Trifle
My Mom's Baked Apples
This juicy dessert is sort of like a reverse apple pie – instead of apples stuffed in a crust, a crust (and other pie ingredients) are stuffed inside apples!
Recipe: Try My Mom's Baked Apples
Pear-Vanilla Crostada with Almonds
You can buy a pie crust or make it at home for this recipe, just as long as you use sweet red pears!
Recipe: Try our Pear-Vanilla Crostada with Almonds
Pumpkin & Cream Cheese Cupcakes
Cream cheese and pumpkin are two flavors that are meant to be. Added vanilla extract and pepitas make for even more sweet-and-salty goodness.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin & Cream Cheese Cupcakes
Walnut-Pistachio Baklava Pie
Think of this crunchy, nutty treat as a fresh take on pecan pie.
Recipe: Try our Walnut-Pistachio Baklava Pie
Pumpkin-Pecan Ice Cream Cake
Got a sweet tooth? With three different kinds of ice cream, caramel sauce, and chocolate, this treat is sure to satisfy.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin-Pecan Ice Cream Cake
Black-Bottom Pear Pie
Can't decide between baking up a fruity or chocolatey dessert this week? This pie is filled with pears, Nutella, and hazelnuts, so you don't have to choose!
Recipe: Try our Black-Bottom Pear Pie
Okay, maybe you've had apple fritters before. But have you had apple fritters made with sparkling apple cider?
Recipe: Try our Apple Fritters
If there's anything better than pumpkin pie, it's pumpkin cheesecake. And with a crispy, gingersnap crust? This is what dreams are made of.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin-Gingersnap Cheesecake
Apple Galette with Cider Drizzle
Why not get a little French this fall? This sugary pastry is all about feeling warm and cozy.
Recipe: Try our Apple Galette with Cider Drizzle
Sweet Potato Custard
This custard is kind of like a sweeter, creamier, crustless version of sweet potato pie. Eat it warm or at room temperature.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato Custard
Caramel Apple Cupcakes
These lil' cakes are packed with cinnamon, brown sugar, and apple slices. You almost don't even need the creamy, caramel glaze on top... but you know you want it!
Recipe: Try our Caramel Apple Cupcakes
Pumpkin Cake with Whipped Cream & Pecan Praline
This creamy and crunchy cake is perfect for fall parties, and tastes even better than it looks.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Cake with Whipped Cream & Pecan Praline
Pecan Pie with Bourbon Ice Cream
Pie, bourbon, and ice cream all in one dessert? This sweet-and-buttery treat is one you won't want to miss.
Recipe: Try our Pecan Pie with Bourbon Ice Cream
Cranberry-Poached Pears with Vanilla Meringue Crunch
Got pears? Poach them with cranberry sauce to make this deceptively simple dessert.
Recipe: Try our Cranberry-Poached Pears with Vanilla Meringue Crunch
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Who doesn't love whoopie pies?
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Maple Affogato with Pecan Crunch
Ice cream, espresso, and crunchy pecan brittle. Yum!
Recipe: Try our Maple Affogato with Pecan Crunch
Frangipane Pear Tart with Cherry Jam Glaze
Frangipane is typically used as a creamy pastry filling. For this recipe, you'll use it to keep the pears in place.
Recipe: Try our Frangipane Pear Tart with Cherry Jam Glaze
This sweet and buttery pudding calls for just four ingredients!
Recipe: Try our Butternut Pudding
Double-Decker Pumpkin-Caramel Pie
Pumpkin pie meets chocolate-caramel cream pie for this sweet dessert, and the easy chocolate crust takes it to a whole new level!
Recipe: Try our Double-Decker Pumpkin-Caramel Pie
Toasted Marshmallow Sweet Potato Pie
Any recipe that calls for regular-sized marshmallows AND mini-marshmallows is a winner in our book. The rich sweet potato flavor is just an added bonus.
Recipe: Try our Toasted Marshmallow Sweet Potato Pie
Spiced Apple Tart
With two different kinds of apples, flaky pie crust, and plenty of sweet spices to go around, this dessert is the best way to end a chilly fall evening.
Recipe: Try our Spiced Apple Tart