Simple Snacks You Have to Try This Fall

With pumpkin spice and maple apple, the flavors of fall may be the best part of autumn. These quick snacks are simple to make, relying on common household ingredients and premade foods. Try these snacks on a chilly day or at a harvest-theme party. There is something for every fall fanatic to snack on and enjoy!

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    Cinnamon Bars

    These homemade cinnamon bars require only 20 minutes of prep time and warm your home with hints of vanilla, brown sugar, and obviously, cinnamon. The end result is a sweet cookie bar perfect for cozy fall days.

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    Apples with Maple-Cinnamon Dip

    The classics never go out of style. Slice your favorite apples and whip up a sauce of cream cheese, maple syrup, and cinnamon. Toss in a handful of chopped nuts for a little extra crunch that offsets the dip's sweetness.

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    Apple Pie Pops

    Refrigerated dough makes these apple pops easy as pie. The adorable desserts stuff all the flavor of apple pie into an easy-to-eat treat. 

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    Easy Cinnamon Spirals

    These ooey-gooey cinnamon bites are covered in a caramel-flavored topping and a cinnamon-sugar coating. Start with store-bought refrigerated breadsticks; add butter, cinnamon, and sugar; then roll into a spiral. Bake and that's it!

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    Homemade Caramel Popcorn

    This sweet recipe takes just 20 minutes of prep time and will top anything you can buy in stores. The perfect balance of caramel, vanilla, brown sugar, and butter come together for a flavorful coating that provides a satisfying popcorn crunch.

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    Cinnamon Pretzels

    This simple upgrade to traditional pretzel twists balances sweet with salty. A cinnamon-and-sugar coating creates a fall-flavored snack you'll want to munch on year-round. The best part? It takes 10 minutes to prep.

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    Maple-Glazed Bananas

    Coat fresh banana chunks with a warm cinnamon-maple syrup for a sweet fall dessert. Topple the fruity sauce onto vanilla ice cream, drizzling extra glaze on top. From start to finish, this treat takes only 15 minutes to make.

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    Hummus in Two Easy Steps

    This smooth, toasty hummus makes a delicious dip for veggies or crackers. Just toss the ingredients in a food processor and blend!

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    Chunky Apple-Sage Appetizer

    Warm chopped apples pair well with dried cranberries and fresh sage. Add a dash of apple brandy, and serve this sophisticated snack atop flatbread with a sprinkle of shredded Parmesan.

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    Pistachio-Cinnamon Brittle

    Dry-roasted nuts baked with hints of vanilla and cinnamon make for an Autumn-worthy golden brown crisp. This sugary snack takes about 15 minutes from start to finish, and the cinnamon provides a seasonal upgrade to traditional brittle.

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    Hot Spiced Cider

    The seasonal combination of cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and cider is even more enjoyable when sipped out of a hollowed apple mug. Bonus: the edible mug means even less cleanup.

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    Pumpkin Bars

    Flavors of pumpkin and cinnamon balance perfectly in these moist bars. A thick cream cheese frosting sprinkled with walnuts brings a tasty crunch to the spiced snack.

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    Apple Cider Buttons

    Apple cider isn't just for sipping. As an upgrade to traditional sugar cookies, these apple-flavored bites are anything but cookie cutter.

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    Easy Apple-Cranberry Slab Pie

    Start with frozen premade puff pastry, then add a handful of dried cranberries, vanilla, cinnamon, and of course, apples. With 2-1/2 pounds of apples, this melt-in-your-mouth pie will give you the best possible excuse for going back to the apple orchard.

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    Pumpkin-Spiced Star Cookies

    This cookie is a delicious accompaniment to a pumpkin-spice latte or any fall beverage. Our favorite part -- these nutmeg-and-pumpkin-flavored cookies are topped with a homemade browned butter icing that's the true star of the snack.

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    Spiced Apple Drops

    In less than an hour, these quick apple drops will be ready to enjoy. Just combine cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves alongside apple chunks and chopped walnuts for a cookie that fulfills nearly every flavor of fall.

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    Spicy Cinnamon-Sugar Snack Mix

    This snack mix features a bold flavor that can't be ignored. Sriracha sauce and cinnamon team up to coat pretzels, sesame sticks, almonds, and rice cereal -- just 25 minutes from start to finish. We recommend having a cup of cider nearby for this spicy snack! 

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    Pumpkin Spice Cups

    From start to finish, these mini spice cakes take only 35 minutes. Combine crushed gingersnap cookies and butter for a crunchy crust, then top with sweet white chocolate and pumpkin pie spice. A pecan topping completes the pumpkin spice bites.

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    Rolled Cinnamon Sandwiches

    In addition to a homemade cinnamon filling, these cookie sandwiches are flavored with apple cider, ground cinnamon, and vanilla. Roll the sandwich edge in sprinkles for an even sweeter crunch.

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    Chickpea Snack Recipes (They're Healthy-ish!)

    Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) are everywhere! Just try walking down the snack aisle without seeing roasted chickpeas. They're all the rage for good reason. High in fiber and protein, they boost nutrition in any recipe. Add them to snacks for midday fuel with these chickpea recipes. Hummus, trendy roasted chickpeas, even muffins -- we've got chickpea snack recipes for any craving.
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