From gooey pumpkin spice cinnamon buns to warm apple crisp, enjoy fall’s bounty with our collection of comforting and cozy dessert recipes.
Pumpkin Spice Buns
Turn your cinnamon buns into a special fall-flavoured treat with the addition of a luscious pumpkin spice and purée filling topped with a light, vanilla glaze.
Warm Chocolate Budini with Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream
Make the beloved chocolate and toasted marshmallow flavour combo of s’mores dinner party-worthy with this fabulous budini. Like a molten chocolate cake, the centre is pleasingly melty, but this budini contains no gluten or flour at all, instead relying on eggs to set the batter.
Baked Apples with Cider Butter Sauce
These juicy slow-cooked apples are devour-worthy. Whether you choose to eat them with a side of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of yogurt, you can’t go wrong.
Flourless Pear and Cranberry Pie
This gluten-free pie crust is designed to work with any of your favourite fruit pie fillings — but we think this combination of sweet pears and tart cranberries is best!
Fried Apple Hand Pies
This dessert finger food can be made days or weeks in advance of your dinner party or holiday celebration — just fry them up after the big meal and you’re good to go.
Pumpkin Gingerbread Pudding
Love creamy pumpkin pie but hate dealing with pastry crust? Try this easy pumpkin gingerbread pudding! A pumpkin quick bread spiced with cinnamon and ginger forms the base, while a creamy custard packed with gingery goodness is poured over top.
Cranberry Chocolate Focaccia Twists
The goodness of freshly baked focaccia studded with sweet dried cranberries and chocolate chips makes this dish a favoured treat by all who try it!
Caramel Butter Tarts
These deliciously decadent caramel butter tarts have a thin, flaky crust and a gooey, buttery caramelized filling.
Forget pumpkin pie, try Laura Calder’s Pumpkin Cake with pumpkin puree, rum and orange zest. Serve with cinnamon whipped cream and you’ve got a fabulous after-dinner treat.
Apple Poke Cake
This tasty autumn apple cake has morsels of fresh Canadian fall apples, with the bonus of the sour cream-based coffee cake injected with rich maple caramel sauce.
Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp
Old-fashioned apple crisp, warm and bubbly from the oven, is an all-time favourite comfort food dessert.
Maple Cinnamon Rolls
Warm, soft cinnamon rolls are smothered in Canadian flavours with sticky, sweet maple syrup glaze.
Light and Flaky Fall Apple Pie
A beautifully decorated pie made with flaky pastry and a colourful topping, your friends and family will be begging for the recipe.
Slow Cooker Sticky Toffee Pudding
Your slow cooker was made to make this magical, sticky pudding-like cake. Pumpkin pie spice and rich caramel sauce are a match made in heaven, and a terrific way to end a meal.
Vegan Pumpkin Maple Scones with Maple Glaze
Flaky, fluffy biscuits are made even better with the addition of the quintessential fall spice blend. Maple glaze gives a decadent finish to these pecan-topped treats.
Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Spicy Caramel Apple Sauce and Vanilla Bean Creme Anglaise
This classic dessert gets a fall-inspired twist: delicious pumpkin bread is dunked into a creamy vanilla custard spiked with maple syrup and a hint of bourbon. Allow the bread to soak up the custard before baking, then spoon over the crème Anglaise and spiced caramel apple sauce before serving.
Caramel Apple Jalousie
With fall comes dishes with apples and warm spices, and you can enjoy both with this delicious strudel-style dessert. Caramelized apples are tossed with brown sugar, cinnamon and toffee bits, then wrapped in a flaky and buttery puff pastry shell baked until golden brown.
The Best Butter Tart Cheesecake
Whether you’re pro-raisins or purely a pecan fan, impress the dessert lovers in your life with an incredibly indulgent cheesecake, topped with a sticky, caramel butter tart filling and salty, crunchy pecans. Swap in nuts for raisins if that’s more your jam.
Ina Garten’s Deep-Dish Apple Pie
All the delicious goodness of an apple pie, made even better with extra filling. Ina Garten’s version is filled with crisp, Granny Smith apples, warm spices and a touch of fresh citrus zest.
Sugar Free Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts
Satisfy your undeniable cravings for warm, doughy treats while you fill your house with the scent of cinnamon, ginger, cloves and allspice. Win-win!
Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
Pumpkin-infused dough combined with melted butter, brown sugar and chopped pecans get topped with a cream cheese frosting in this decadent dish.
Brown Butter Cranberry Ginger Cakes with Brown Butter Caramel Sauce
Sweet, tart cranberries are paired with spiced warm gingerbread cake in a treat that’s perfect for winter. But the star of the show is the rich brown butter caramel sauce that glazes the dessert, and is soaked up by the spongy cake.
Vegan Apple Crumble Tart With Salted Caramel
This delicious and decadent vegan salted caramel apple crumble tart is absolutely perfect for fall, but definitely one to add to your arsenal year round.
A 15-minute version of a classic Spanish treat that’s baked (not fried) will have you adding this recipe to your repertoire. Your family will love these crunchy crullers for a quick dessert — or even an afternoon snack (we won’t judge). Don’t forget a chili-spiked caramel sauce for dipping.
Apple Tarte Tatin
When flipped, this classic French apple tart reveals gorgeously glossy caramelized apples sitting atop perfectly golden puff pastry.
You can make churros at home with this failsafe recipe, the ultimate end to a Mexican meal. The little fried pastries are traditionally dunked in a melted chocolate sauce or super-thick hot chocolate – an optional step, but highly recommended!