10 Must Make Recipes For Fall

Instead of a typical recipe blog post today, I'll be featuring some of my favorite fall recipes! The ultimate comfort foods. Sweet, cozy, and perfectly spiced! These dishes will brighten up your chilly afternoons.

Apples, pumpkins, and everything nice; autumn flavors have always been a huge hit! And for good reason too! Whether it's something sweet or something savory, this list has you covered. I have a little bit of something for almost every craving.

One bite, and you will be taken on an eternal bliss.

With five sweet recipes, and five savory, look no further as you try these scrumptious autumn dishes that are new and exciting! Let's dig into the classics we know and love!

1. Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew

Ever wonder how Starbucks can make the perfect Fall Time Drink?! I know I have! This is the perfect copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew recipe. It can be made with your blender, milk frother, or even in a jar with a lid! It is thick, creamy, and full of pumpkin spice flavor. Needless to say, I'm addicted! Best part is, is that it will be a fraction of the cost!

And its not as over poweringly sweet, which actually makes this twice as enjoyable and drinkable!


2. Brown Butter Pumpkin Spice Donuts

These Brown Butter Pumpkin Spice Donuts have a nice dense cakey texture, and have an incredibly heavenly aroma from adding the browned butter. It just takes this old-fashioned flavor to the next level!

These beautiful donuts are baked rather than fried, making them a lot easier to make and much less mess.

The delicious and non-fried success in these donuts definitely come form the nutty browned butter. The buttery dessert makes this an irresistible melt-in-your-mouth treat! Don't you just love autumn??!

These donuts are cakey and moist, with a glazed finish. They also contain both the pumpkin puree and the aromatic pumpkin pie spices in the batter, giving this treat a fall and holiday flavor.

3. Apple Fritters

Apple Fritters are a rustic-style donuts that are packed with fresh apple chunks and spicy cinnamon, with a hint of maple syrup! Not only are these homemade Apple Fritters the bomb! But they will straight up make your house smell soooo good. Just like your favorite Fall Candle:)

Apple Fritters are a mix between Pancakes and Donuts. But Healthier....if you substitute the sugar for maple syrup! And trust me, you can't even tell the difference. In fact, it enhances the flavor! Making it taste more like Autumn, and giving you a sweet aroma.

4. Baked Cinnamon Apple Cider Donuts

Baked Cinnamon Apple Cider Donuts are so tender, moist, and ridiculously soft that you'll fall in love with them at first bite! With the amazing fall flavors and the sugary spiced coating, makes them even more irresistible! So simple, yet a perfect fall treat.

No need to make that special trip to the apple orchard for these lovelies, although I highly recommend going for the apples, definitely the apples - something I have yet to do this fall. Unless a grocery store counts, haha.

5. Apple Crumb Cinnamon Rolls

Apple Crumb Cinnamon Rolls adds a whole new twist to this classic cinnamon roll recipe! They're soft, delicious, and well worth the wait! Filled with diced apples, and topped with a crumb topping, it's the perfect blend of two breakfast sweets - crumb cake and cinnamon rolls!

6. Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore made in the instant pot with a side of fresh and tender cauliflower, is a quick and easy dish to prepare. The entire dish is low carb, and the chicken falls right off the bone. By the end of this recipe, the instant pot will instantly become your best friend!

Now that Fall is upon us and we are all craving the hearty and steamy comfort foods, this chicken recipe will make everything happen! With it being made in the instant pot, it makes for an easy clean up! The chicken is pressure cooked with white wine, veggies, and delicious canned tomatoes!

With just 10 minutes in the pot, the falling off the bone chicken drumsticks is served with leftover tomato sauce that has been infused with all those yummy flavors and cooked with the cauliflower, putting dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes!

7. Meatball Soup

Meatball Soup is a hearty and satisfying soup that is both easy and delicious! And the best part? It's all made in the same pot. The tender ground beef meatballs, cauliflower, celery, bell peppers, mushrooms, and a hint of tomatoes creates a luscious soup that fills your home with a cozy aroma!

8. Chicken Drumsticks With Tomatoes and Peppers

These Chicken Drumsticks are crisp and perfectly golden that are baked in a yummy sauce made with garden fresh tomatoes, onions, garlic, and plenty of bell peppers. The sauce is so out of this world and just perfect with a bowl of rice or pasta.

There's something really comforting about a chicken dinner. Chicken is usually liked by everyone, but something about it, if served right, just can't beat the chilly autumn day! You can please just about anyone, even picky eaters! So it's perfect to everyone's taste buds.

This easy meal is my go-to when I'm having guests or family over. And usually, I make sure to make extra, because this meal goes fast! All you need is a quick pot of pasta, rice, or mashed potatoes, some dinner rolls and a salad, and you're all set for a restaurant-worthy meal! Be prepared with a pencil and paper if anyone asks for the recipe!

The sauce you get from the tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, and the garlic is phenomenal. The fresh tomatoes add this earthiness and freshness to this dish. And it's also much smoother and less acidic than if this entire recipe was made with only canned tomatoes. The magic about this dish, is that the longer the chicken sits in the sauce after you bake it, the more flavorful and tender your chicken will become.

9. Instant Pot Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup is a hearty soup with mildly spicy Italian meatballs, kale, and rich broth made easy thanks to your Instant Pot! It's Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free, and Ultimately Delicious!

Other than being the best freezer friendly soup, which is why you must double this recipe! The ingredients are very simple and creates a very comforting soup for the chilly Autumn afternoons or those long days in the office.

10. Thai Chicken Coconut Curry

Thai Chicken Coconut Curry is so easy and very fast to make! By far the easiest meal prep you can find! Finish the dish off by cooking up some rice or veggies, and you got yourself a budget, dairy-free, gluten-free, and low carb chicken dinner!

And there you have it! 10 of MY personal favorite fall recipes! That's a lot of autumn goodness, don't you think? Have you tried any from this list so far? Which one was you favorite? Is there any that you MUST add to your fall cooking/baking inspired list?

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