60 Favorite Fall Dessert Recipes

A roundup of my favorite fall dessert recipes including bars, cakes, cookies, candy, cheesecake, pastries, cupcakes, pie and even ice cream!

60 Favorite Fall Desserts - bars, cookies, cakes, cupcakes, pies and more!

Do you mourn Labor Day weekend as the end of summer, or do you get excited at the thought of ushering in the fall season? While fall doesn’t technically begin until September 23rd, I think the majority of us see Labor Day as the unofficial start to the season. And what better way to kick off the start-of-fall-weekend than to share with you my favorite fall desserts!

Fall baking is highlighted by flavors like cinnamon, apples, pumpkin and maple, and you’ll find all of those and more in the roundup below. Get ready for hot chocolate, hay rides, cozy hoodies and lots of baking!

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Salsa Verde with Hatch Chiles

A traditional salsa verde recipe with tomatillos and an extra little punch from seasonal Hatch chiles.

Salsa Verde with Hatch Chiles | http://www.browneyedbaker.com/salsa-verde-hatch-chiles/

It took me an embarrassingly long time to come around on green salsa. IĀ could never see past the fact that it’s… green. Very short-sighted of me, of course. So, what turned the tide? A trip to Chipotle.

As anyone who has been to Chipotle knows, they have a mild fresh tomato salsa, a medium-hot salsa verde and a hot red tomatillo salsa (as well as a corn salsa). The mild salsa has chunks of tomato, which I don’t particularly care for, and I can’t handle the hot-hot stuff, so I settled on the medium salsa verde on my first trip to Chipotle. Much to my surprise, I loved it!

This past Sunday, I bucked the Italian food trend for Sunday dinner and had a taco bar instead. Since I had Hatch chiles I wanted to use, I decided to include a salsa verde along with traditional salsa for the spread.

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Bourbon, Pecan, Coconut & Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

That’s a mouthful! Both literally and figuratively… I had been wanting to snag the Back in the Day Bakery cookbook for quite awhile now, and when I finally sat...

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Hatch Chile Mac and Cheese

Believe it or not, the first time I got my hands on Hatch chiles was at the end of last summer. While I had heard of them for the...

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The Weekend Dish: 8/29/2015

Happy last-weekend-of-August! I hope yours is off to a fantastic start! I’m pretty excited about our Sunday dinner tomorrow – we’re going a little rogue and having a taco...

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Friday Things

1. Joseph is on the cusp of crawling! He’s been rocking on his hands and knees for weeks, but a couple of days ago, he finally started moving his...

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Savory Salami, Cheese & Herb Waffles

picture A few years ago around the holidays, I was at my in-law’s house when my brother-in-law busted out a recipe he had found for waffles made with salami...

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