Twisted Classics: Delicious Fall Dessert Recipes

Twisted Classics: Delicious Fall Dessert Recipes

Are you a dessert purist with a soft spot for tradition or a daring baker who never makes the same thing twice? Either way, I’m sure you’ll agree: seasonal sweets are the best part of fall! In my opinion, you really can’t go wrong with pumpkin, apple, or pecans.

Pumpkin Pie

The Classic– Pumpkin Pie A La Mode: Nothing says autumn like pumpkin pie! This great go-to recipe is delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of fresh whipped cream.

The Twist– Pumpkin Cheesecake: Cheesecake is always a crowd pleaser, and this one is no exception! Bonus: the crust is made with ginger snaps.

Caramel Apples

The Classic– Yummy Caramel Apples: recipe uses store-bought caramels, so you don’t even need a candy thermometer!

The Twist– Apple Pie Caramels: These yummy candies taste like spiced cider and they make a great gift!

Pecan Pie

The Classic– Traditional Pecan Pie Recipe: Love brown sugar and butter? This is probably one of your faves. 

The Twist– Pecan Pie Cookies: Heading to a potluck? These conveniently portable bites of pecan goodness are a real crowd-pleaser.

Poached Pears

The Classic– Classic Poached Pears: Easy yet elegant, poached pears are both indulgent and light.

The Twist– Ricotta-Stuffed Poached Pears: With graham cracker crumbs and a ricotta-cream cheese mixture, these stuffed pears are almost like individual pies.

Sweet Potatoes

The Classic– Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows: Sweet potato casseroles often pass as a side dish, but let’s face it: with brown sugar, cinnamon, and marshmallows, they’re definitely designed to sate your sweet tooth.

The Twist– Sweet Potato Casserole Cookie Bars: These mini marshmallow-topped bars aren’t trying to fool anyone: they’re 100% dessert (and very tasty!).

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