These fall dessert recipes are some of the best autumn treats to indulge in and treat yourself to. You’ll love this list of favorite fall desserts!

Tasty Fall Dessert Recipes

With fall in full swing, now is the time to start thinking about all the homemade fall treats you will bake. If you’re a fan of pumpkin spice, pumpkin pie, pumpkin cake, and just about anything pumpkin, you’re going to love so many of the delicious fall treats on this list! And let’s not forget that most of these easy recipes are topped with cream cheese frosting!

Be certain to whip up our pumpkin gooey butter cake and our pumpkin spice cupcakes to get you ready for all things fall! I love baking during the fall season!

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The Best Fall Dessert Recipes

What I love about these simple fall desserts is that they all have a taste that makes them their own. Each recipe is designed to be fast, simple, and taste amazing as well. This is the perfect time of year to treat your sweet tooth.

And when you think of fall treats, you’re going to want dessert recipes that are packed with apples, pumpkin, caramel, and anything and everything else fall-related that you can think of. Any of those ingredients are part of the perfect classic fall dessert.

We’re HUGE fans of recipes that we can just whip up when we feel like it so these easy homemade treats are great options for that, too! This list of delicious recipes is always a great option to have.

1. Pumpkin Bread

In under 30 minutes, you can be snacking on this yummy pumpkin bread.

This bread has everything you love about fall in one bite. It’s full of pumpkin flavor and a warming cinnamon flavor.

Plus, the recipe makes two loaves, so you can enjoy one now and freeze the second for a later date.

2. Pumpkin Dump Cake

Boxed cake mix will become your best friend when it comes to this pumpkin dump cake recipe.

The recipe shares simple hacks that will transform the boxed cake mix into a tasty treat that is better than something you would buy in a store.

It will be a recipe you’ll want to make long after fall is over.

3. Pumpkin Bars With Cream Cheese Frosting

If you are looking for the ultimate fall bite, look no further than these pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting.

The bars take a classic treat and turn them into a seasonal dessert with the addition of the pumpkin.

It will be hard to eat just one of these pumpkin bars.

4. Maple Glazed Apple Blondies

You can’t go wrong when it comes to maple and apple flavors in the fall.

While the flavors both taste good on their own, they taste even better combined into one, especially in these maple-glazed apple blondies.

You might as well double the recipe, as everyone is going to want to have seconds and thirds of these sweet treats.

5. Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake 

Is there anything better than gooey butter cake? Actually, yes, there is. It’s pumpkin gooey butter cake!

Pumpkin gooey butter cake takes a classic sweet treat and puts a seasonal fall twist on the mouthwatering dessert.

The best part about this cake, besides the flavor, is that it is so simple to make.

6. Pumpkin Spice Muffins 

Who says you can’t have a sweet fall dessert for breakfast?

Switch up your morning routine in the fall and add these pumpkin spice muffins into the mix.

The bold fall flavors will be the perfect way to start your day.

7. Pumpkin Roll Cake

For when you want a dessert that looks even better than it tastes, go with this pumpkin roll cake.

It may take a few tries to nail the pumpkin roll, but once you get the technique down, the cake will look out of this world.

Save this recipe for after the fall season and adapt it to all of your favorite holidays.

8. Pumpkin Brownies

If you didn’t think brownies could get even better, then you’ve never had brownies with pumpkins in them.

That is exactly what this recipe does. It takes a classic brownie recipe and adds pumpkin into the mix.

The pumpkin not only adds an excellent flavor to the brownies but also makes them super soft and moist.

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9. Pumpkin Cupcakes With Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Frosting

There is never too much pumpkin, especially when it comes to these pumpkin cupcakes with pumpkin spice cream cheese frosting.

The pumpkin overload is one of the best desserts you can make this fall.

Each and every bite is full of those lovely, warm fall flavors.

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10. Caramel Apple Cheese Cake Bars

Caramel apples are staples when it comes to fall desserts.

While they taste good on their own, they taste even better when they are mixed in with cheesecake in these caramel apple cheesecake bars.

The bars add a creaminess to the caramel apples that you never knew you needed.

11. Apple Dump Cake

If you are looking for a fall dessert but don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen, this apple dump cake recipe is just for you.

The recipe doctors up a boxed cake mix with apple pie filling to make a cake that is truly out of this world.

Top this cake with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream for the ultimate fall dessert.

12. Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

Cinnamon, sugar, and pumpkin team up in this recipe to make a fall dessert that is out of this world.

If you are a fan of plain snickerdoodles and love pumpkin, you are going to fall in love with these cookies.

The pumpkin pairs perfectly with the cinnamon and keep the cookies nice and moist.

13. Caramel Apple Cheese Cake Cookie Bars

If you love cheesecake, apples, and cookie bars, you are going to want to make this recipe this fall.

The fall dessert is the perfect mashup of multiple desserts.

The creamy cheesecakes and gooey apples are a match made in heaven. The flavors will leave you wanting to eat all the cookie bars in one sitting.

14. Apple Bundt Cake

Sometimes it’s best to keep desserts simple in the fall. Case in point: this apple bundt cake.

The cake is simple in both presentation and technique but out of this world in flavor.

It is one of those recipes that you will want to make every fall for years to come.

15. Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Show off your skills in the kitchen with these pumpkin whoopie pies.

These little pies take everything you love about fall desserts and turn them into a compact treat.

The pumpkin whoopie pies are stuffed with a luscious cream cheese frosting that makes for a mouthwatering bite.

16. Easy Pumpkin Pie Twists

Let’s be real — making a whole pumpkin pie can sometimes be a hassle.

For when you don’t have the time to make a whole pie, go with these pumpkin pie twists.

They have all of the amazing flavors of a pumpkin pie, without all of the hard work.

17. Pumpkin Caramel Poke Cake

When it comes to caramel in the fall, it is typically paired with apples.

However, this cake steals the caramel from the apples and pairs it with pumpkin instead.

The caramel makes the cake super sweet but in the best way possible.

It is one flavor combination that you never knew you needed.

18. Apple Cider Donut Cake

Apple cider donuts are a staple when it comes to fall desserts. See how you can take the classic treat to the next level and turn them into a giant cake with this apple cider donut cake recipe.

The recipe basically takes a donut and supersizes it into a giant cake.

Don’t be stingy when it comes to the toppings. Go crazy with that cinnamon and sugar!

19. Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts

If you love pumpkin spice donuts, but looking for a dessert on the lighter side, go with these baked pumpkin spice donuts.

The donuts are baked in the oven instead of fried, so they don’t have all of that unnecessary grease.

Don’t let the fact that they are baked make you think they won’t be as good. The donuts are just as tasty and bursting with flavor.

20. Pumpkin Lasagna

Lasagna for dessert may have you doing a double take. However, this dessert lasagna isn’t like the lasagna you know and love.

This lasagna takes layers of pumpkin pudding, a cookie crust, and whipped topping to make a fall dessert that will be hard to resist.

The recipe is also no-bake, making it a breeze to put together!

21. Caramel Apple Nachos

Nachos for dessert may sound a little funny. However, once you see the nachos are actually apples, and the toppings are caramel and sweet treats, you’ll be fully in.

These caramel apple nachos take everything you love about caramel apples and break down the process.

Add whatever toppings you would like to the nachos. Nothing is off-limits when it comes to this dessert.

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About Kasey Schwartz

For over 15 years, Kasey Schwartz, the mastermind behind All Things Mamma, has been the ultimate go-to for mouthwatering family recipes. Her work has been featured on, Buzz Feed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more, making her your go-to mom next door for all things delicious and family-friendly.


  1. Those all look soooo good! I love gooey butter cake and I love pumpkin, so I will definitely have to try making that first one. Yum!

    1. Oooooo…that’s a good one! Try it. But, yes..they are ALL good!

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