If you ask us, fall desserts are always in season. But these served-warm treats -- boasting pumpkin, chocolate, apple, and more -- are just right for a crisp autumn night. Whether the leaves are starting to turn or not, one (or two!) of these cozy desserts is sure to hit the spot.
Apple butter, dried apples, and fresh baking apples bring tart sweetness (and moistness) to the batter and topping of this incredile sheet cake dessert. Fall's favorite fruit is on full display when you lay a few thinly sliced apples on top before baking.
Well, this is easy. Buttermilk buscuits (the kind that pop when you open the package) serve as the base of this sticky-sweet monkey bread that features chopped apples and bourbon.
Bread pudding is one of those desserts that elicits oohs and aahs for minimal chef effort. You'll need just 30 minutes of hands-on time and zero chopping skills to create this lush milk chocolate dessert that serves a crowd.
Just-this-side-of-savory cornmeal pairs with a sweet pound cake mix for a line-hopping rich dessert that refuses to sit nicely in one category.
Tart clementines and lush figs marry with traditional spice cake flavors in these single-serve treats that you bake in custard cups. Even better? Our tip on making this boozy with a rum soak.
These cookies are no dessert afterthought. Bourbon-soaked cranberries, rolled oats, chopped macadamia nuts, a homemade Bourbon Ganache topping, and a sprinkling of flaked sea salt take these way beyond milk-dunkers.
These extra-peanut-buttery, extra-chocolaty brownies are surprisingly low-cal. And with possibilities for sugar and flour substitutes, you can customize them to match special dietary needs.
Rich chocolate with espresso powder (an optional ingredient, but we recommend it for the kick) takes morning waffles and turns them into fall's dinner finisher. Serve with fudge ice cream topping and a spoon of ice cream.
The hint of nuttiness in this lush lemon bread? That's from the ground rolled oats, which add texture and heartiness to this fall-ready dessert.
Lightly caramelized Honeycrisp apples make a gorgeous topper to our festive fall tart. A sweet, buttery glaze pulls the tasty dessert recipe together.
Editor's Tip: Add a scoop of vanilla or cinnamon ice cream to each serving for presentation and to play up hot versus cold temps.
Pumpkin and cinnamon collide with orange and cream cheese in this flavorful bread pudding. If you pick up a loaf of bread from the bakery, taste it to determine how much spice to use.
Whole grain cereal makes this a quick and easy dessert (prep takes under 30 minutes!). Skip the classic ice cream topping and serve the crisp with vanilla low-fat yogurt instead.
Light caramel whipped cream is sandwiched between two halves of walnut-with-a-hint-of-orange cake. When it comes to how much caramel sauce to drizzle on top, you be the judge.
You'd never guess what's under this decadently drippy honey-nut topping: coffee cake! Serve the sweet-and-stunning cake as a warm breakfast for overnight guests.
Delicious pear dumplings are an impressive treat on their own, but our homemade maple-orange sauce brings them to the next level. Even better, the elegant desserts take just over a half hour to prepare.
Topped with pieces of pecan praline, ice cream, and sticky-sweet maple sauce, this scrumptious bread pudding recipe is too delicious to pass up. Bonus: Our recipe makes 16 servings, perfect for any party or fall potluck.
Not only is our apple slab pie one of our top fall recipes, but it's one of our most popular recipes of all time! We're not surprised: A buttery crumb topping made with crunchy rolled oats and finely chopped pecans balances its sweet apple filling.
When it comes to dessert, sometimes less is more. These one-bite delights topped with golden pears, crunchy walnuts, and crumbled blue cheese make a petite but perfect ending to any meal.