25 Desserts to Make This Season

Take advantage of pumpkin, apple, pear, and maple season with these cozy fall sweets.
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Walnut-Apple Crisp with Nutmeg Cream

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

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

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

Mocha-Maple Pie

Mocha-Maple Pie

Sweet and creamy, this pie will satisfy all your chocolatey cravings.

Recipe: Try our Mocha-Maple Pie

Spiced Pumpkin Mousse Trifle

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

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

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

pumpkin and 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

Pumpkin-Pecan Ice Cream Cake

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

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

Apple Fritters

Apple Fritters

Okay, maybe you've had apple fritters before. But have you had apple fritters made with sparkling apple cider?

Recipe: Try our Apple Fritters

Pumpkin-Gingersnap Cheesecake

pumpkin gingersnap cheesecake

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

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

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

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

pumpkin cake with whipped cream and 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

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

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

pumpkin whoopie pies

Who doesn't love whoopie pies?

Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Maple Affogato with Pecan Crunch

maple affogate pecan crunch 1018

Ice cream, espresso, and crunchy pecan brittle. Yum!

Recipe: Try our Maple Affogato with Pecan Crunch

Frangipane Pear Tart with Cherry Jam Glaze

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

Butternut Pudding

butternut pudding

This sweet and buttery pudding calls for just four ingredients!

Recipe: Try our Butternut Pudding

Double-Decker Pumpkin-Caramel Pie

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

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

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