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posted: 09/08/23

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These great recipes are made with your favorite fall flavors like apples, pumpkins, and cranberries. You will love these desserts, drinks, and savory recipes all fall long. These recipes are simple to make and use all of your favorite fall-harvested items.

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Fall is one of my favorite times of the year to be in the kitchen. There is something about the season, the earlier sunsets, and the crisp air that lure me into cooking warm and cozy meals for those I love.

If you love fall cooking as much as I do, you will love this collection of autumn recipes. I have dinner recipes that will soothe your soul. There are delicious fall desserts from pumpkin to apple. I have perfect side dishes that call to mind fall flavors. Finally, and of course, I have listed some delicious cocktails perfect for this time of year.

Fall Dinner Recipes

These fall dinner recipes are simple to make and include the best flavors of fall. Cozy and delicious, your family will love these dinner recipes, and you will love how easily they come together! These savory recipes will fill your belly and your heart with everything we love about fall.

Pork Chops with Apples

My Pork Chops with Apples is an easy dinner that is sure to impress. Simple ingredients come together with earthy flavors to bring you this savory pork recipe with a hint of sweetness.
Overhead photo of Pork Chops with Apples

Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash is going to be your new favorite low carb dinner. This great recipe is easy to make, healthy, filling, and delicious!
close up side picture of a stuffed acorn squash

Crockpot Chili

jump to recipe This Crockpot Chili recipe is a winner! Hearty and full of flavor, you will love coming home to this great dinner.
close up of a white bowl full of crockpot chili topped with sour cream, shredded cheese, sour cream, diced onion, fresh cilantro

Black Bean Soup with Andouille

Black Bean Soup with Andouille is one of our family’s favorite meals! Made with just a handful of simple ingredients, this is a great go-to hearty dinner.
bowls of Black Bean Soup with Andouille

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

This Chicken Pot Pie Casserole is amazing comfort food in an easy to make casserole. My perfect from scratch sauce really puts this recipe over the top.
a spoon digging in to a chicken pot pie casserole recipe that has a puff pastry lattice top

Spatchcock Chicken

Spatchcock chicken is a delicious and easy way to make a meal out of a whole chicken. In this delicious recipe, we use Italian Seasoning with chicken, veggies, and a small handful of other ingredients.
Overhead of serving platter of spatchcock chicken, potatoes, and carrots for serving.

Turkey Noodle Soup

This Turkey Noodle Soup takes all the delicious flavors of fall and turns them into a warm comforting soup.
overhead view of a red handled stock pot full of turkey noodle soup - long noodles, pieces of turkey, a bay leaf, carrots, and corn are visible

Fall Dessert Recipes

The cooler fall temperatures mean warming your home will the smell of pumpkin, apple, and cozy fall spices. These fall desserts are perfect for brunch, after dinner, or any time you want to curl up with a bite of comfort this season.

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

This Apple Crisp Recipe is a delicious easy fall dessert recipe! You will love its crisp topping and how quickly this amazing treat comes together.
two white bowls stacked holding easy apple crisp recipe topped with ice cream

Perfect Pumpkin Pie From Scratch

This Perfect Pumpkin Pie from scratch is the BEST! Smooth and so delicious, it gets a little help from the blender so making it is really simple.

Apple Cobbler

This Apple Cobbler is made totally from scratch with fresh apples. It is going to be your family's favorite fall dessert.
close up of an apple cobbler with vanilla ice cream on top and caramel sauce on that

Pumpkin Cheesecake Braid

This Pumpkin Cheesecake Braid is easy to throw together with just a few simple ingredients, but it is sure to impress. Serve it as part of a holiday brunch or just whip it up as a fun and easy dessert!
Overhead photo of Pumpkin Cheesecake Braid cut into pieces.

Apple Cookies

Apple Cookies get their delicious taste from an easy homemade apple butter made in the crockpot. They are soft, delicious, and the perfect cookie for fall.
a stack of apple cookies

Apple Pie Filling

This Apple Pie Filling has the perfect amount of sweetness and spice. With all of our tips on what apples to use and how to turn it into pie, you are going to fall in love. This can be used in pie along with dozens of recipes.
apple pie filling being spooned out of a large mason jar

Apple Cheesecake Bars

These Apple Cheesecake Bars are a delicious and easy treat that are going to become a family favorite. Buttery brown sugar crust, great apple cheesecake middle, and delicious crumble topping make this recipe fall magic!
one apple crisp cheesecake bar on a square of wax paper, dripping with caramel sauce with two more bars in the background

Cranberry Oatmeal Bars

Cranberry Oatmeal Bars are quickly going to become your favorite treat. These cookie bars are chewy, full of delicious flavor, and easy to make.
a stack of cranberry oatmeal bars

Cranberry Orange Coffee Cake

This Cranberry Orange Coffee Cake is made with simple-to-find ingredients and has the best tastes of the season. A great coffee cake is a perfect recipe to keep on hand, because you can make so many variations of it. This recipe is no exception.
piece of cranberry orange coffee cake that has had icing drizzled across the top of it

Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies

Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies are the perfect fall spin on Puppy Chow. This fun treat is easy to make, and even easier to eat!
Overhead photo of Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies recipe.

Fall Bread Recipes

These fall quick bread recipes and fall muffins recipes will warm your home and tastebuds with their cozy fall flavors and simple steps. No yeast is required for any of these recipes, just the simple enjoyment of baking with autumn in the air.

Pumpkin Bread Recipe

This Pumpkin Bread is quick and easy to make with the perfect pumpkin spice flavor and cinnamon sugar top. Plus, your home will smell cozy and amazing while you bake this quick bread!

Cinnamon Apple Bread with Streusel Topping

This Cinnamon Apple Bread with Streusel Topping is easy and delicious! You'll love making this flavorful quick bread with freshly picked orchard apples.

Cranberry Orange Bread

Orange Cranberry Bread is the perfect quick bread recipe. With just a few simple pantry ingredients, an orange, and some cranberries, you can whip up this deliciously festive bread.
sliced loaf of orange cranberry bread sitting on cutting board for serving.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins are easy to make and easier to eat. The perfect amount of pumpkin and spices pair with chocolate chips for a moist amazing muffin.
Photo of Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins with a bite taken out.

Side Dishes

These sides and appetizer recipes for fall are all vegetarian and packed with flavor. The rich colors and taste of cranberries and squash will be loved by your family all fall long with each bite of these recipes.

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup is the perfect fall side dish. Made with simple ingredients, this healthy recipe is a must-make this autumn.
Photo of two bowls of Pumpkin Soup garnished with croutons

Apple Pecan Fall Salad

This fall salad recipe with apples and pecans is perfect for autumn! Made with delicious honey mustard dressing, this salad is a great holiday side dish or just a hearty lunch.
overhead view of fall salad with cut up apples, pears, blue cheese, and pecans

Fall Harvest Salad

This Fall Harvest Salad comes together with simple ingredients and is perfect for a holiday table but easy enough for a weekday lunch.
overhead of a bowl full of fall harvest salad recipe

Acorn Squash Soup

My Acorn Squash Soup is easy to make, creamy, and a perfect healthy side dish. This amazing soup is vegan, but delicious enough to be a holiday side dish.
Overhead photo of Acorn Squash Soup

Crockpot Cranberry Sauce

This Crockpot Cranberry Sauce is going to be the hit of your holiday meal! A homemade cranberry sauce that is so easy to make and sure to be loved.
cranberry sauce in a white bowl with orange zest on top, sitting on a pieces of burlap and a fall napkin with cinnamon sticks and fresh cranberries around

Instant Pot Acorn Squash

Instant Pot Acorn Squash makes for the perfect hands off side dish recipe! This is a great way to add vegetables to your dinner without any fuss.
a cooked acorn squash with butter and brown sugar in it

Cranberry Brie Bites

These Cranberry Brie Bites make the perfect appetizer recipe! Cranberry and brie go together seamlessly with the tart sweet flavor of cranberry and the smooth buttery taste of the brie. These are perfection.

Cranberry Relish Recipe

Cranberry Relish is essentially chopped up cranberries with orange juice and zest and some sugar. When you start with bright, plump, fresh cranberries, you are bound to create something amazing.
up close picture of a white bowl full of cranberry relish being spooned up by a golden spoon

Fall Drink Recipes

Whether you are looking for a boozy or caffeine kick, these fall drink recipes are sure to impress. Apple, pumpkin, and cranberry flavors will dance across your tastebuds with each sip.

Apple Cider Sangria

Apple Cider Sangria is the perfect fall sangria recipe. Made with just a handful of ingredients, your guests will love this delicious cocktail.
Side view of Apple Cider Sangria garnished with cinnamon stick and apple slices

Crockpot Spiced Apple Cider

This Crockpot Spiced Apple Cider is perfect for fall parties. Make a kid friendly batch and keep some brandy on the side for the grown ups!
clear mug full of crockpot spiced apple cider with anise seed pods floating in it, apple slices and two cinnamon sticks

Cranberry Apple Whiskey Cocktail

When a classic whiskey cocktail comes calling, I always answer! These Cranberry Apple Whiskey Cocktails are one of the best things you'll taste this season.

Hot Toddy

If you are looking for a cocktail to warm you from the inside out, look no further than the Hot Toddy. This delicious and extremely simple cocktail is perfect for snuggling up by the fire.
Overhead photo of a Hot Toddy in a white mug with a cinnamon stick and lemon slice in the mug and around the mug

Cranberry Moscow Mule

This Cranberry Moscow Mule is easy to make, plus pretty, festive, and delicious! You'll love this seasonal twist on a cocktail classic.

Pumpkin Cold Brew

Pumpkin Cold Brew is the perfect fall caffiene treat. You will love this simple cold brew coffee recipe with all of the flavors of autumn.
cream being poured into pumpkin cold brew

Boozy Pumpkin Milkshake

This Boozy Pumpkin Milkshake is the perfect fall grown-up cocktail! With just a few simple ingredients you can make this all season long.
boozy pumpkin milkshake with whipped cream and straws

Pumpkin Pie Pudding Shots

These creamy Pumpkin Pie Pudding Shots are everything we love about fall. A little sweet, a little spice, and a lot of deliciously rich vodka.

Apple Pie Bellini

This Apple Pie Bellini brings the glorious taste of fall to the table by taking advantage of simple seasonal flavors that'll make your taste buds sing!
champagne glass of easy bellini recipe, apple pie bellini

Hi! I'm Lisa Longley, and I am committed to giving you simple dinner ideas and recipes that are easy to make; recipes that will fill your home with joy. I am the owner and author of SimpleJoy.com and I'm so glad that you are here.

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