235 Favorite Fall Recipes

Happy Labor Day to all of you celebrating the long weekend here in the U.S.! While the holiday typically means an end to summer and lots of back-to-school activities, it also ushers in one of my favorite seasons: fall.

Chilly, crisp air. Jeans, hoodies and comfy sweaters. Soup, football and hockey. Baking with cinnamon, pumpkin and maple.

The whole season emits a sense of coziness and warmth, and I love it. Along with fall comes some of my favorite recipes. I’ve compiled a list of my all-time favorite recipes that are just perfect for the fall season. There are a lot of them, so I’ve broken them out into categories. Enjoy browsing, and be sure to give some a try over the course of the next few months!

Appetizers & Snacks

Artichoke Spinach Dip
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Cheddar Ale Spread
Chile con Queso
Cream Cheese-Stuffed, Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeños
Fontina-Stuffed, Bacon-Wrapped Dates
Homemade Cracker Jack (Caramel Peanut Popcorn)
Hot Reuben Dip
Jalapeño Popper Dip
Loaded Baked Potato Dip
Maple-Bacon Kettle Popcorn
Oven-Fried Onion Rings
Pan-Fried Onion Dip
Parmesan & Thyme Crackers
Pepperoni Bread
Pimento Cheese Ball
Pizza Dip
Sausage Dip
Seven Layer Dip
Taco Dip


Hot Cocoa Mix

Bar Desserts & Brownies

Baked Brownie
Chewy, Chunky Blondies
Chocolate Chip Cookie and Oreo Fudge Brownie Bars
Chocolate Fudge Brownies with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
Chocolate Mint Brownies
Chubby Hubby Rice Krispies Treats
Chunky Pecan Pie Bars
Cream Cheese Brownies
Fig Cookie Bars
Homemade Snickers Bars
Marshmallow Crunch Brownie Bars
Mocha Brownies
Oatmeal Carmelita Bars
Peanut Butter Brownies
Peanut Butter and Jelly Pie Bars
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Peanut Butter Cup Bars
Pumpkin Pie Bars
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Salted Caramel Popcorn, Pretzel & Peanut Bars
Salted Peanut Chews
Seven-Layer Bars
Snickerdoodle Blondies
Snickery Squares
Sweet and Salty Brownies

Breakfast & Brunch

Allspice Crumb Muffins
Baked French Toast Casserole with Praline Topping
Baked Oatmeal
Beer Waffles with Cinnamon-Caramel Apples
Best Buttermilk Pancakes
Breakfast Sausage, Egg & Cheese Casserole
Brown Sugar-Bacon Buttermilk Waffles
Buttermilk Doughnuts
Cinnamon-Almond French Toast
Coffeecake Muffins
Cranberry Orange Scones
Cream Cheese Cinnamon Rolls
Homemade Pop-Tarts
Maple-Oatmeal Scones
Monkey Bread
Nut Rolls
Oatmeal Muffins with Dates, Cranberries & Pecans
Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Muffins with Pecan Streusel
Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze
Vanilla & Brown Sugar Breakfast Polenta


Black and White Chocolate Cake
Brown Sugar-Apple Cheesecake
Brownie Mosaic Cheesecake
Cappuccino Cinnamon Squares
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Filling & Walnut-Sugar Topping
Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte
Cranberry Upside-Down Cake
Fig and Almond Cheesecake
Fluted Polenta Ricotta Cake
German Chocolate Cake
Gingerbread Cake
Homemade Rum Cake
Honey Cake
Mississippi Mud Cake
New York-Style Crumb Cake
Old-Fashioned Spice Cake
Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Rich Coffeecake with Cream Cheese Filling
Russian Grandmothers’ Apple Pie-Cake
Russian Pound Cake
Sour Cream Coffee Cake
Texas Sheet Cake


Ale and Pretzel Soft Caramels
Homemade Caramel Apples
Homemade Marshmallows
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
Leftover Halloween Candy Bark
Maple-Walnut Fudge
Pumpkin Fudge
Salted Caramel Cashew Bark
Salted Mexican Chocolate-Chile Caramels
Sea Salt Caramels with Vanilla Bean
Toffee Pretzel Bark


Brown Sugar-Pecan Shortbread Cookies
Chewy Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies
Chocolate Sprinkle Thumbprint Cookies
Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies
Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies
Fig and Walnut Biscotti
Gingered Carrot Cake Cookies
Granola Cookies
Italian Walnut Pillow Cookies
Nutella-Hazelnut Cookies
Parmesan Black Pepper Biscotti
Peanut Butter Snickers Cookies
Pumpkin Cookies with Brown Butter Icing
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Maple-Cream Cheese Frosting
Salted Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
Salted Espresso Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies (base for all of my decorated cut-out cookies)
Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Triple Chocolate Oreo Chunk Cookies
Ultimate Ginger Cookies


Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes
Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting
Mocha Cupcakes with Espresso Frosting
Pancake Cupcakes with Maple-Bacon Frosting
Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes
Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
Snickerdoodle Cupcakes
Tiramisu Cupcakes
Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting
Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Ice Cream

Butter Pecan Ice Cream
Chocolate Ice Cream
Cinnamon Ice Cream
Classic Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Date, Rum & Pecan Ice Cream
Espresso Ice Cream
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Pistachio Nut Ice Cream
Pumpkin Ice Cream
Rocky Road Ice Cream
Salted Caramel Ice Cream
Tin Roof Ice Cream
Two-Ingredient Ice Cream

Main Dishes

Baked Mac n’ Cheese
Basic Pizza Dough (to customize for endless pizza nights!)
Beef Mushroom Barley Soup
Beer and Brown Sugar Kielbasa & Sauerkraut
Butternut Squash Soup
Cashew Chicken
Cheddar and Ale Soup with Potato & Bacon
Cheddar Corn Chowder
Cheesy Baked Ziti with Sausage
Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza
Chicken Fried Steak with Sawmill Gravy
Chicken Noodle Soup
Chicken-Tortilla Soup
Chipped Ham BBQ Sandwiches
Cream of Mushroom Soup
Creamy Potato & Leek Soup
Creamy Tomato-Basil Soup
Cumin and Fennel-Crusted Roast Lamb
Favorite (Hardcore) Chili
French Onion Soup
General Tso’s Chicken
Grown Up Mac and Cheese
Ham and Split Pea Soup
Hearty Beef Stew
Italian Sausage, Red Pepper and Mushroom Risotto
Italian Wedding Soup
Minestrone Soup
Mushroom Barley Risotto
Mushroom-Herb Macaroni and Cheese
New England Clam Chowder
Pasta Fagioli
Pepperoni Pizza
Portobello Pesto Pizza
Pot Roast (slow cooker recipe)
Pumpkin Soup with Apple & Spices
Soba Noodle Stir-Fry with Spicy Almond Butter Sauce
Spaghetti & Meatballs
Sweet and Sour Chicken
Thick and Hearty Chili
Three-Cheese Baked Macaroni and Cheese
Veggie Bean Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries

Pies & Tarts

Apple Pie
Apple Hand Pies
Chocolate Bourbon Walnut Pie
Dutch Apple Pie
Pecan Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Sweet Potato Pie
Take 5 Candy Bar Pie

Puddings & Custard Desserts

Baked Hot Chocolate
Bourbon Bread Pudding
Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)
Cinnamon-Sugar Rice Pudding with Bourbon-Soaked Raisins
Noodle Kugel
Sticky Toffee Pudding

Quick Breads

Apple Cinnamon Bread
Banana Nut Bread
Cheese, Olive & Ham Bread
Date Nut Spice Bread
Jalapeño Cheddar Cornbread
Pumpkin Bread
Three Cheese Beer Bread

Side Dishes & Salads

Boston Baked Beans
Brussels Sprout Slaw with Mustard Dressing & Maple-Glazed Pecans
Classic Bread Stuffing Recipe
Easy Homemade French Fries
Fresh Green Bean Casserole
Mashed Sweet Potato Brulée
Perfect Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette
Roasted Red Potatoes
Sausage, Fig & Cranberry Stuffing
Scalloped Potatoes
Sweet Potato Gratin with Gruyere

Yeast Bread

American Sandwich Bread
Bagels – PlainAsiagoBlueberryCinnamon RaisinEggEverything, Jalapeno-Cheddar
Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Bread
Cinnamon Sugar Pull-Apart Bread
Cranberry-Walnut Rolls
English Muffin Bread
English Muffins
Focaccia Bread
Garlic Knots
Honey-Oatmeal Sandwich Bread
Italian Bread
Potato Rosemary Bread
Sweet Dinner Rolls

What are some of your favorite fall recipes?