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20 Fall Recipes to Keep You Warm & Cozy

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As the leaves don vibrant shades of gold and red and the crisp air moves in, it's the perfect time to whip up the delectable flavors of fall in your own home that we all know and love.

Autumn offers a cornucopia of flavors — from sweet and tart apples to comfort foods to healthy root vegetables.


Whether you're craving heartwarming soups, savory main dishes, or tantalizing desserts, these 20 Fall Recipes to Keep You Warm & Cozy will bring the feelings of fall to your table.

So, slip on your favorite sweater, light a pumpkin-scented candle, and let's dive into some tasty fall dishes.



1. Ultimate Fall Salad

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The Ultimate Fall Salad is autumn in a bowl! With its homemade sweet and smoky maple-balsamic vinaigrette and mixture of delicious fall vegetables, each bite of this dish will transport you to cool weather, falling leaves, and pumpkin patches. Buttery squash, crunchy nuts, tart pomegranate arils, and tangy feta cheese come together perfectly for a refreshing, flavorful salad. The Ultimate Fall Salad is a delightful salad experience!

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2. Fall Gnocchi

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Isn't it funny how the seasons take over our whole personality? Even before the first crisp autumn breeze whisps its way in, we're already decorating with those warm earthy tones and sipping on pumpkin-flavored everything. It's a real joy, honestly. Well, since we're in the mood, we might as well let the theme carry right on over into dinner with Fall Gnocchi! This savory pumpkin dish brings creamy, cheesy flavors that are warm and cozy, like the vibes you are craving, but are also a little elevated to ensure everyone is impressed. It's never too early to celebrate the season, especially when you know Fall Gnocchi is a possibility!

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3. Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread

Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread

This treat isn't monkeying around! Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread has all the buttery, tear-and-share joy of the original but with a delicious autumnal twist. All the tender biscuit bites are suspended in a sugary matrix of smoky, warming spices and pumpkin, with a sprinkling of jammy raisins. Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread is more than eager to get everyone around to dig in and share in the fantastic fall flavors! Make sure you grab a share for yourself!

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4. Ultimate Fall Breakfast Casserole

Ultimate Fall Breakfast Casserole

It's autumn at last! The leaves are bursting with color; the air is crisp; people are cozying up under blankets and sweaters. You know what that means: pumpkin! The Ultimate Fall Breakfast Casserole is all in on that delicious fall flavor with its creamy pumpkin filling, homemade pumpkin pie spice mix, sweet cinnamon-raisin bread base, and crunchy pecan top! All you need once it's hot and ready is to add a little confectioner's sugar and maple syrup, and you enter a world of appealing autumn fun for your tastebuds! The Ultimate Fall Breakfast Casserole is the end-all and be-all of breakfasts this season!

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5. Maple Glazed Pork Tenderloin

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Give pork an autumn edge with this Maple Glazed Pork Tenderloin recipe. Maple syrup and sage bring seasonal flavor to the juicy meat that's seared in a skillet with butter. This quick dinner would taste divine alongside mashed sweet potatoes and roasted Brussels sprouts. Maple Glazed Pork Tenderloin would also make a great Thanksgiving alternative to turkey!

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6. Apple Butter Bread

Apple Butter Bread

After your picture-perfect excursion to the apple orchard, you need a tasty treat to keep the fall vibes going! You bought some apple butter, right? Fantastic! Let's make some warm Apple Butter Bread with it. Your autumn amusement is about to get even sweeter, and this moist, sweet, apple-butter-infused treat is deliciously responsible for that. It's at its best when it's piping hot, right out of the oven, with a nice, melty spread of butter. Mmm, Apple Butter Bread is a sweet taste of fall, y'all!

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7. French Onion Pork Chops

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Here's a dinner that fuses home cooking and high cuisine, and your taste buds will celebrate with each mouthful! French Onion Pork Chops combine the savory, cheesy, oniony flavors of French onion soup with juicy pork chops. Topped with the crunch of crispy fried onions, these pork chops have a tangy-rich creaminess that will leave you scrambling for more. Best of all, French Onion Pork Chops are easy to make and can be on the table in less than an hour. With these on the menu, why would you ever go back to regular pork chops?

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8. Fall Morning Roll-Ups

Fall Morning Roll Ups

Top of the morning to ya! The air is cold, your coffee is hot, and you are hungry! Fall Morning Roll-Ups are the yummy treat you need to celebrate the season and fill you up. You thought Hawaiian bread was delicious... well, just wait until you try it the autumn way! The sweet, fluffy bread gets smothered with some rich, nectarous honey pecan cream cheese and a dollop of smooth pumpkin pie filling. Coated in a pumpkin spice egg wash (to ensure you get a drop of fall in every bite), cooked to a beautiful golden brown, and covered in a cinnamon sugar mix for extra delight, your tastebuds will be quite pleased! Here's to a great day and even better harvest, Fall Morning Roll-Ups is the sweetest way to get it going!

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9. Sweet Autumn Casserole

Sweet Autumn Casserole

What is it about fall that we love so much? Some research suggests that the gloomier months prompt us to reminisce on the good times. That could be. Or maybe it's the frigid air in our lungs that we adore so much? Possibly it's the picturesque maroon and orange views we see when looking out the window? Those are all valid reasons, but we think it's because it's the season you get to indulge in Sweet Autumn Casserole. When you start your day with a piece of sweet cinnamon moist bread covered in brown-sugary streusel and a creamy, maple syrup-sweet icing, how could you not be happy? All those other things are great, you can keep loving them, sure. But we like to think that your adoration for the leaf-falling season will only increase once you experience the sweetness and satisfaction of Sweet Autumn Casserole!

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10. Fall Pasta Salad

Fall Pasta Salad

When you think of pasta salad, you probably think of sunny backyard barbeques and lounging by the pool in the summer. But why should pasta salad be limited to just a single season? Fall Pasta Salad dresses up for the chilly weather and harvest flavors with style! The tender pasta mixes with tart, autumnal cranberries, crunchy pecans, and bright carrots for a colorful array that rivals the changing leaves outside. The herbaceous dressing includes the sweet and smoky notes of maple syrup, which makes it easy to fall in love with Fall Pasta Salad. This dish proves that you can enjoy your favorites anytime of the year, and you'll most certainly enjoy the Fall Pasta Salad.

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11. Ultimate Beef Stroganoff

Ultimate Beef Stroganoff

Everyone loves beef stroganoff, but no one can quite agree on how to make it. So many different styles and additions. Never fear, the Ultimate Beef Stroganoff is here to put those debates to rest! It goes back to the basics with just a little flair. You'll find tender, buttery egg noodles, beefy mushrooms, and savory strips of steak braised in a beef and wine sauce, with just a hint of lemon for a touch of zing! Sour cream brings tang and creaminess, the exact thing you need to make this Ultimate Beef Stroganoff the end-all and be-all! Enjoy!

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12. Perfectly Autumn Muffins

Perfectly Autumn Muffins

Fall is on the way! The air is getting cooler, the leaves are starting to change, and sweaters are coming out of their long hibernation! Yes, it seems like the perfect time to start embracing all the flavors of the season. And thankfully, Perfectly Autumn Muffins pack all of those flavors into each tender bite! These are snickerdoodle muffins made with the fragrant fall favorites of pumpkin, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice, topped with a cookie streusel. Oh yes, Perfectly Autumn Muffins are in fact cookie muffins, making these even more of a fabulous treat! Whether you serve them for dessert or for breakfast, these little cups of goodness are going to make you smile!

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13. Harvest Hazelnut Casserole

Harvest Hazelnut Casserole

The autumn harvest is about to start rolling in, and the question of what to do with all these delicious vegetables is thankfully easily answered: the Harvest Hazelnut Casserole! Fluffy, caramel-noted sweet potatoes, bright carrots, and hearty cauliflower are infused with savory chicken flavor and rich tomato sweetness before being mixed with sharp cheddar cheese. On top is a crunchy, nutty hazelnut crust that has just a bit of floral honey sweetness to remind you of the joys of fall. Harvest Hazelnut Casserole ensures that vegetables never feel boring again and that you look forward to harvest season all year round!

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14. Pumpkin Dump Cake

Pumpkin Dump Cake

Dump cakes have become all the rage lately since their simplicity and great taste make them easy desserts anyone can love. The Pumpkin Dump Cake embraces the autumnal season in full while never forgetting to take it easy! A layer of creamy, fragrantly spiced pumpkin pie filling rests beneath a buttery, golden brown cake layer and, if your whimsy so desires, a dollop of whipped cream! All you need to do is mix, dump, bake, and voila! Just like magic, the Pumpkin Dump Cake appears in its fall-festiveness, ready to impress! It's a snap to make and a snap to eat. This is one baking trend that's sure to amaze for a long time!

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15. Cozy Apple Butter Chicken

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Fall brings that crisp, cool weather that's perfect enough to throw on your favorite sweater and create that coziness that the air conditioner just simply can't replicate. Whether the weather has caught up to your longings or not, Cozy Apple Butter Chicken will take you there. Your autumn cravings will begin to be satisfied at first smell: whole tender chicken, coated in a garlicky spice mixture and smothered in a sweet and tangy apple butter barbecue sauce. If that isn't enough, the apple juices flowing from the beautifully golden-brown bird will fulfill all your coziest dreams; it'll basically feel like a mini-Thanksgiving! So, if you need a taste of that glorious, leaf-falling season at any time of the year, Cozy Apple Butter Chicken is what you should turn to when it's time for dinner.

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16. Fall Latte

Fall Latte

It's so easy to fall in love with this Fall Latte! A delicious mug of hot, creamy milk and a shot of energetic espresso would be delicious enough, but this brew has its eyes set on some fall beauty! A smoky, nutty, sweet, and buttery maple-pecan syrup infuses every sip with autumnal bliss! Fall Latte is a celebration of the season... plus, it will keep your hands warm!

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17. The Best Fall Cupcakes

The Best Fall Cupcakes

The Best Fall Cupcakes try to pack all the best parts of the season into each delicate, tender bite... and we think they succeed! Deliciously sweet and fragrant spice cake, loaded with juicy apples, for a touch of the old bobbing-for-apples tradition, make these cupcakes really fall-festive! Of course, The Best Fall Cupcakes are frosted, but not with icing. Instead, they feature a rich, buttery caramel topping! Oh yes, this treat is how you welcome the cool weather!

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18. Autumn Delights Salad

Autumn Delights Salad

The summer is well and truly over, but autumn brings with it its own joy, magic, and majesty! Your tastebuds will know this to be accurate as they enjoy every component of the Autumn Delights Salad. The bed of greens is crisp and refreshing, the apple and pomegranate seeds juicy, sweet, and tart, and the dressing tangy with just a hint of spice. But the real joy can be found in the homemade candied hazelnuts: brimming with sugary succulence and crunchiness, these nuts really show off the beauty of fall. Autumn Delights Salad is ready in a hurry so it can start enchanting you instantly.

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19. Pumpkin Pull-Apart Bread

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Looking for the perfect pumpkin in the patch? Well, search no more. Pumpkin Pull-Apart Bread is the most perfect of them all! How so? Well, imagine a flaky, fluffy buttery biscuit that is coated in brown sugar and topped with sweet pumpkin flavor. It doesn't stop there, either. That yumminess gets even yummier thanks to a sugary cream cheese glaze smothered on top. It doesn't get much better than this! Pumpkin Pull-Apart Bread makes all your fall treat dreams a tasty reality!

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20. 16 Bean Soup

16 Bean Soup

So, what is the sixteenth bean in 16 Bean Soup? Nothing! There is no sixteenth bean! Instead, that extra digit symbolizes that this soup goes above and beyond the expected! The hearty, savory beans play wonderfully with the tangy, creamy sour cream and the summer creamed corn. And who can say no to succulent ham? Not many, that's for sure! Celebrate this above-and-beyond day with this 16 Bean Soup!

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And there you have it! May the sweet, warm scents and flavors of autumn fill your home in the most magical way!

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