Cooler autumn weekends bring on hearty appetites. From crafty cakes to tasty custards and cupcakes, satisfy any sweet tooth craving with Spoonful's collection of favorite fall desserts.
This layered pie serves up a deliciously unique combination, bringing together two classic fall flavors in one creamy sweet-and-tart dessert.
Turn fall's bounty into a delicious work of art with this free-form pastry.
A mouth watering baked treat.
Crisp fall weekends bring on hearty appetites, and this single-layer cake, which owes much of its moist sweetness to applesauce, is a sure way to satisfy.
Here's a treat no kid will leaf behind.
Cranberries and ice cream combine for a refreshing finale to the standard holiday spread.
These cupcakes earn top marks for sweetening even the most reluctant student's return to school.
A delicious cake that looks like a giant caramel apple when it's done.
These candy-topped treats are a blast for kids to help decorate for your Thanksgiving feast or a school party.
Combine cranberries and apples for a sweet-tart crumble that makes a delicious warm dessert on cool autumn evenings.
Apples are big business in Monroe County, New York. Even so, Amy W., who moved to the area last year, hasn't found a pie to beat her crunchy caramel apple delight. Last year, Amy made five different pies--for four people.
Computer-savvy kids will love these back-to-school cupcakes.
Here's a cute Thanksgiving cupcake recipe that kids will love helping to make and eat for Thanksgiving - makes a great school classroom party recipe.
Kris F. of Albany, Oregon, invented this flavorful cheesecake one day after bringing home a bag of hazelnuts from Oregon's Willamette Valley.
The perfect cupcake for a windy day.
We'll be very surprised if this isn't the creamiest custard you've ever eaten. It's so good, it might even upstage your holiday pumpkin pie.
Put a new spin on a favorite fall flavor by topping tasty pumpkin cake squares with cream cheese frosting.
Turn cookies into adorable scarecrow snacks that kids will love.
A delicious maple frosting that's pretty too.
Score major points with these easy-to-make football cupcakes.
A great idea for a Sunday afternoon bonding session with your children.
Kids will be ready to get back to school after a boost from this yummy cake.
This lesser-known version of apple pie lacks a traditional crust, but its simple pastry topping creates a delicious, pleasantly crunchy layer.
With a shortbread crust, a cheesecakelike filling, and a delicately spiced apple topping, this elegant tart tastes divine and is a blast for kids to prepare. Our kid testers said arranging the apples in circles was "the best part."
Bite-size versions of the fall fair treat, these tiny "caramel" apples are a great party snack.
You can harvest a whole pumpkin patch full of these sweet treats in minutes.
This delicious holiday dessert will please die-hard pumpkin pie fans and those who love lemon meringue.
These tepee cupcakes will make a great addition to a Wild West party.
For a true blast from the past, try these satisfying bar cookies.
Your child is sure to get a kick (no punt intended) out of decorating these sporty sugar cookies.
Make a Cake-o'-Lantern for Halloween.
Celebrate the new school year with this sharp-looking dessert, great for a classroom potluck or back-to-school social.
These butternut squash ice pops taste just like the classic Thanksgiving pumpkin pie.
This tempting autumn treat lets young bakers combine the best flavors of the season.
This unusual pudding comes from Cindy M., whose grandmother used to make a huge batch every Thanksgiving using ripe persimmons from her backyard in Clark County, Illinois.
A luscious concoction of pumpkin and ice cream turned into a pie.
Once these pumpkin cupcakes are baked, your kids can use frosting to turn them into a pumpkin feast.
Celebrate the start of a new school year with these faux-apple cupcakes.
Cranberries lend a distinctive New England flavor to old-fashioned upside-down cake.
Creamy Pumpkin Pie with Cranberry Topping
Apple Blossom Tart
Cranberry Ice-Cream Pie
Caramel Apple Cake
Cranberry and Apple Crumble
Crunchy Caramel Apple Pie
Cyber Sweets Cupcakes
Hazelnut, White Chocolate, and Pumpkin Cheesecake
Maple Pumpkin Custard
Maple Syrup Frosting
Touchdown Treat: Football Cupcake
School Bus Cake
Swedish Apple Pie
Spiral Apple Tart
Mini Caramel Apples
Pumpkin Meringue Pie
T is For Tepee Cupcake
Pass and Punt Cookies
Pumpkin Squares With Cider Caramel Sauce
Pumpkin Ice-cream Pie
The Apple of Our Eye
Yankee Cranberry Upside-Down Cake