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15 Fabulous Fall Baking Recipes To Make New Traditions

It’s apple picking time! And pumpkin spice everything! Nature certainly has its built-in way of anticipating the seasons changing. 

None is more poignant than summer settling down and giving way to cooler temps, shorter days, and new crops to harvest. 

Schedules may be busy, but nostalgia pulls you toward those dog-eared recipe cards and cookbooks you treasure with all the fall baking recipes you know and love.

Allow me to introduce you to some fall baking recipes that may become new family favorites and crafted to your own tastes and also be handed down in your family. 

Between the Caramel Pumpkin Butter Bars, Butter Pecan Cheesecake Bars, and Maple Frosted Apple Blondies recipes below, I’m pretty excited to get baking this season! 

Hope you find something you love, love, love in our list of fabulous fall baking recipes!

If in thumbing through your fall baking recipes you have never made a foray into the world of scones, now might just be the perfect time!

This recipe for pumpkin scones is helpfully explanatory with tips on how to get them to come out light and flaky, which is of course, what we all want!

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These cake style baked pumpkin donut holes will work their way on to your list of “Fall Treats to Bake” list for sure. 

Baked? In the oven? In a mini muffin tin? Yes, please! 

Make ahead and add butter and sugar toppings when ready to serve? 

That is a game changer!

The name pretty much tells it all for this fall baked good.  

If you like the ingredients of caramel, pumpkin, and butter, you will love them together in this decadent treat! 

Two different mixtures making three layers of deliciousness. 

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If a cinnamon roll and an apple pie got together, this would be their offspring! 

May I present a fall baking idea that satisfies two cravings in one dish! Or plate. Or bowl. 

This cinnamon apple crumb cake may have a lot of ingredients, but it comes together quickly and while it’s baking, you can clean up the kitchen and fully enjoy the fruits of your labor.

See what I did there.

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This recipe for adding grated apple in a biscuit adds just a hint of flavor, not an overwhelming slap in the face! 

So apple pie it isn’t. There are plenty of other recipes in the world to do just that.

In this pumpkin crisp you will find a sweet pumpkin filling, with the secret ingredients of evaporated milk and light brown sugar, and a delectable crisp on top, complete with oatmeal. 

You know you are in the season of falling leaves and pumpkin-spice everything when you overhear someone ask, “Where can I get some fresh apple cider?” 

Fall baking recipes and drinks whisper sweet nothings to us year after year! 

These cookies take the cake. 

Well, not officially since they are cookies after all, but boy oh boy do these sweet morsels embody the perfect fall treat to bake! 

They are a two-day process because they need to chill overnight, so it’s a perfect low time commitment in one day kind of recipe! 

These come out crisp on the outside, soft on the inside and YES, there is icing on top! 

Adding the nuts is totally your call.

Three layers to this maple cake let you know fall baking season has begun!

Adding maple buttercream icing and arranging the walnuts on top will have everyone remembering this cake for a long time to come! 

Probably even asking you to make another one or pass along your recipe. 

All I can say is that if a dessert is messy, it absolutely, positively must be good!  

This fall treat to bake will be a favorite of those who love both pecan pie and brownies, together, in one bite! 

That may just be the only way to consume those from now on after you taste these! Who knew?

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If you live in the southern part of the U.S., you have probably enjoyed this next fall baked good a time or two. 

They do indeed know a few things about baking! 

This southern butter pecan cake is made for and enjoyed by true pecan lovers. 

The homemade pecan butter elevates the taste a few notches and I am certain you will use that step of the process with another recipe!

Whether you like buttered pecans or cheesecake or dessert bars, this fall baking recipe is calling your name. 

All kinds of tasty parts are put together between all the baking, filling, cooling, and chilling!

Even toffee chips make their way into these cheesecake bars!

When easy fall baking recipes come to mind, this one pops up front and center! 

It tends to be a crowd pleaser, especially for cinnamon fans. 

Your home will thank you too, for all the amazing aromas filling the kitchen! 

I most definitely start with canned cinnamon rolls; I am not a saint! 

Do not feel guilty about that short cut for even one single moment.

The only thing better than pumpkin bread is pumpkin bread with chocolate chips! Am I right?
 
This Fall baking recipe is sure to start your day off on the right foot or end your day in heaven! 

This is so simple because no extra kitchen tools are necessary.  

Just mix it all by hand and let the oven do its work.

This easy fall baking recipe incorporates grated zucchini into the mix. 

Zucchini—the magic disappearing vegetable! 

This cake is dense and satisfying, while the cream cheese frosting adds sweet richness to each serving! And the veg-averse will never know anything but delicious.

You are sure to love the mini videos that accompany each step in this recipe process.

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Yes, these are as decadent as they sound! 

Apple chunks inside and sweet maple icing on top is a serious sugar rush to quell your Fall baking cravings! 

Small servings will be more than sufficient. 

As with most blondie recipes, these will also bake up dense, rich and thick.

🍏 More apples? You got ‘em. Easy Apple Butter. Spicy Sweet Cider.

The bottom line

This collection of fall baking ideas has a sprinkling of the spices and flavors of pumpkin, spice, apple, cinnamon, maple, and butter pecan.

We so love our hot drinks, too. 

I hope these inspired you to spend a little time in your kitchen this fall whipping up a tasty treat that celebrates this wonderful season of Autumn.

Be well, friends! And happy fall, y’all!

15 Fabulous Fall Baking Recipes

15 Fabulous Fall Baking Recipes

We all have our favorite fall baking recipes to choose from but give our list a look-see and find a few new ones to try this season!

Ingredients

  • Pumpkin Scones
  • Baked Pumpkin Donut Holes
  • Caramel Pumpkin Butter Bars
  • Cinnamon Apple Crumb Cake
  • Apple Biscuits with Honey Butter Glaze
  • Pumpkin Crisp
  • Maple Brown Sugar Cookies
  • Maple Walnut Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Pecan Pie Brownies
  • Southern Butter Pecan Cake
  • Butter Pecan Cheesecake Bars
  • Cinnamon Roll Casserole
  • Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread
  • Zucchini Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Maple Frosted Apple Blondies

Instructions

  1. Choose one or more options from our list of recipes here!
  2. Create your new favorite dish.
  3. Pat yourself on the back for making food at home for you to enjoy!
  4. Share and comment! Did you make any tweaks all your own?

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