Swirling a few tablespoons of maple syrup into the batter give these buttery bars an extra maple kick.
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When fall rolls around and my thoughts turn to pumpkins and apples, this is the type of treat I want on my table.
You don't need to reconsider pie this Thanksgiving, but you should reconsider what goes on top of it. This rich, caramely Apple Pie Ice Cream will take your dessert to a whole new level.
Chef Francois Payard drops by to share two of his favorite fall recipes: Pumpkin Macarons and a Cranberry Chocolate Tart.
This ice cream is all maple, all the time—the perfect thing to top a slice of warm pie—or a piece of French toast.
Whether fresh or dried, cranberries offer a perfect tart counter-taste to any sweet treat. Interested in making jams, sauces, pies, or muffins with this tasty berry? We have something for you here. Our tip—serve a cranberry sweet to add balance to your Thanksgiving table.
'Tis the season to enjoy pumpkin in its many forms. There's cake, bread, cookies, and pie, of course. But don't count doughnuts out as a worthy pumpkin vector.
Pears are fantastic fruits: super juicy, indulgent, and with a fragrant floral flavor that makes them perfect for elegant desserts. We've collected our favorite sweet pear recipes, all of them ideal for the season. So the next time you think about making dessert this fall, you won't have to go straight for the apples.
Pears and grapes make an amazing team. You get all of the subtle, mellow flavor of pears, punctuated by bursts of tart, electric grape flavor. Make this pie now, while Concord grapes are still in season.
Apples and autumn are entirely synonymous. But instead of relying on apple pie, try this apple bread pudding from Southern Living: Classic Southern Desserts instead. It's creamy, crisp, and nicely spiced, with a plush caramel sauce to accompany it.
Pumpkin season is upon us. Here are 20 recipes for using our favorite seasonal squash in dessert.
A slab pie is bigger than the standard 9-inch round, slightly thinner, and designed to be enjoyed without forks (just a napkin to catch the juices). This apple and cranberry version is the perfect incarnation for any fall exploit that's more fun en masse.
My ideal pumpkin cookies are pudgy and soft with a bright pumpkin flavor. Good thing these fit the bill.
Fall means buying apple cider doughnuts at the farmers' market. This year, take that great flavor and turn it into a big, buttery cake coated in the requisite cinnamon-sugar.
Welcome fall, but keep it light. These airy bars from Baked Elements: Our 10 Favorite Ingredients still pack plenty of pumpkin and spice. Sweet cream cheese frosting is just a bonus.
This is the perfect tart for showcasing the colors and flavors of the fall season. The fruit caramelizes in a simple syrup of butter, sugar, and apple cider, making the apples and pears fork-tender over layers of flaky puff pastry.
If you've also had the compulsion to lean over to your coworker and whisper, "Dude, do you know how good fresh apples are?", then you must make this galette. It's all things fall in one delicious, rustic package.
Looking to transition your brunch or dinner parties into fall? Try this cranberry apple strudel flavored with walnuts and cinnamon. It's like autumn in a puffy golden roll.
Sweet potato pie is all about balance. I like to keep the sweet potato front and center, with caramel notes from brown sugar, and just a touch of spice to enhance, but not overpower the flavor. With a pie that's less sweet in the filling, you can layer on sweetness with the marshmallow topping. I prefer to brulee the top just before serving, which provides a rich warm contrast to the chilled filling.
I was looking for a gift for my goddaughter in the young adult section of a bookstore a few years back and picked up some of the glossier spined novels that had recently been highly publicized or turned into popular primetime TV shows. I was appalled. Aghast. Shocked. Plus, I didn't know what some of the, ahem, maneuvers they were discussing even meant.