20+ Easy and Frugal Fall Desserts

Nothing says fall like some warm and delicious apple or pumpkin sweet treats. Try these 20+ easy and frugal fall desserts today.

Fall Dessert Recipes with apples and pumpkin

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Now that fall has arrived with its chilly nights, cozy everything, and the smell of pumpkins and apples in the air. It’s officially time to embrace all the goodness that it has to offer, from the family fun fall activities to a warm and comforting bowl of soup at the end of a long day.

” It’s the first day of autumn! A time of hot chocolatey mornings, and toasty marshmallow evenings, and, best of all, leaping into leaves!” Winnie the Pooh

It’s hard not to love everything about fall but for me, one of the very best things about the fall season is all the scrumptious apple and pumpkin desserts. Between, the warm and inviting apple pies, cakes, and cobblers to the pumpkin spice cookies, muffins, and cupcakes.

Honestly, just the thought of all those yummy goodies puts me in the mood to whip up something delicious for my family. So, if you are like me and ready to do a little fall baking, then you are going to love these easy and frugal fall desserts.

These simple and delicious recipes are perfect to bake up on a chilly day after a visit from your local apple orchard or pumpkin patch. Get cozy with a hot cup of apple cider and spend some quality time with the family enjoying these sweet treats.

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20+Easy and Frugal Fall Desserts


apple caramel muffins on white plate

Apple Fall Desserts

Caramel Apple Crisp Muffins

These caramel apple crisp muffins are the perfect cozy treat to start your mornings this fall. A quick and satisfying breakfast or dessert option that’s loaded with chopped apples, caramel, and a delicious crunchy topping.

apple cinnamon roll on white plate with apple cinnamon sticks and pinecones

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls Berly’s Kitchen

A tempting combination of silky caramel and tart apples all rolled up in a flaky and delicate cinnamon roll guaranteed to make any breakfast amazing.

apple trifle in mason jars

Mini Apple Pie Trifle (Easy Single Serving Dessert) – Savvy Mama Lifestyle

These Apple Pie Trifle Desserts are budget-friendly because you can only make what you need! They’re layers of caramel apple, graham cracker, and a cream cheese filling.

mini dutch apple pies

Mini Dutch Apple Pies Snacks and Sips

Mini Dutch Apple Pies – A personal apple pie! The pie crust is filled with apple pie filling and topped with a crumb topping and baked in a muffin pan.

No Bake Caramel Apple Cheesecake

No-Bake Caramel Apple CheesecakeLemon + Zest

No-bake cheesecake topped with a simple caramel apple topping—fall food perfection!

Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Spice Cake

Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Spice Cake Who Needs a Cape?

Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Spice Cake is the easiest dessert to make! Full of fall flavors, you’ll love the smell and taste of this comforting recipe.

apple caramel cake in bread pan

Caramel Apple Coffee Cake- The Olive Blogger

A fun twist on a delicious Fall treat – this Caramel Apple Coffee Cake is easy to make and decadently yummy!

apple cake on wood cutting board with fall leaves

Apple Walnut Cake with Honey– Everyday Delicious

Moist apple cake with walnuts and honey is a perfect fall treat.

Italian apple cake on wood plate with slice missing

Rustic Italian Apple Cake The Petite Cook

This rustic Italian apple cake is a traditional treat all Italian nonnas make! Loaded with apples, deliciously soft, and made with olive oil instead of butter.

apple cookie cups with whipped topping and drizzle

Apple Crisp Cookie Cups– Pastry and Beyond
These delicious and easy to make apple crisp cookie cups are perfect for Fall. Caramelized apples and cinnamon cookie cups make a great combination.
apple cobbler in red baking dish

Apple Patchwork Cobbler Lana’s Cooking

A delicious cobbler containing apples, cinnamon, cardamom, and orange liqueur topped with a patchwork style crust.

pumpkin spice muffins on white plate

Pumpkin Fall Desserts

Pumpkin Spice Muffins Champagne and Coffee Stains

Pumpkin spice muffins are a delicious fall treat the whole family will love! They’re rich and fluffy and pack with pumpkin spice

pumpkin cupcake with white frosting and gingerbread man

Gingerbread Pumpkin Cupcakes Veggie Desserts

You will LOVE these tasty and festive Gingerbread Pumpkin Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting. The molasses, pumpkin, and wintery spices all combine to make a moist, light, fluffy and delicious fall treat!

maple pecan pumpkin cupcakes

Maple Pecan Pumpkin Cupcakes Stef’s Eats and Sweets

These Fall inspired cupcakes are so good! Easy with spruced up boxed cake mix and topped with a homemade maple cream cheese frosting.

pumpkin cupcake with cream cheese frosting on white plate

Pumpkin Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing Christina’s Cucina

Cream cheese frosting makes these pumpkin muffins a special treat! Perfect for after a weeknight dinner or even afterschool snack.

pumpkin cake on white plate

Pumpkin Crunch Cake Thrifty Frugal Mom

This easy Pumpkin Crunch Cake is a fall favorite! It has a rich pumpkin pie bottom, buttery crunchy cake topping, and loads of pumpkin flavor.

pumpkin dump cake with whipped topping and walnuts on white plate

Pumpkin Dump Cake Snappy Gourmet

Pumpkin Dump Cake, a cross between pie and cake, this easy fall dessert uses canned pumpkin and a cake mix. It feeds a crowd.

Pumpkin Sprice Molasses Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Molasses Cookies with Maple Cream Cheese Icing Lemon + Zest

Super easy cookies to whip up and with just the right hint of pumpkin spice. Topped with cream cheese frosting for all the cozy deliciousness!

pumpkin cookies on baking grate

No-Bake Pumpkin CookiesMom Wife Busy Life

These No-Bake Pumpkin Cookies are a quick and easy way to enjoy a sweet treat this fall without the hassle of baking.

Amish Pumpkin whoopie pie on white plate with red and white towel

Amish Pumpkin Whoopie PiesTwo Pink Peonies

These Amish pumpkin whoopie pies are the perfect fall treat. They are a soft cookie sandwich with a delicious marshmallow filling.

pumpkin crisp with whipped topping on white plate

Pumpkin Crisp Baked Broiled and Basted

This pumpkin crisp is topped with a yummy buttery oat topping. It’s filling has all the flavors of pumpkin. Pie but without all of the work.

pumpkin brigadeiro in teal bowl and cupcake liners

Pumpkin Brigadeiro I Heart Brazil

This pumpkin brigadeiro is the perfect fall dessert! Put simply, it’s a pumpkin truffle that melts in your mouth and tastes divine! Plus it’s an easy and fun recipe to make!

There you go, I hope you decide to try some of these delicious, easy, and frugal fall desserts. I know I can’t wait to get in the kitchen and start baking!


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