With fall upon us, it’s time to bust out those favorite fall treats! Make your kitchen a festival and delicious place with a few of these quick, easy, and delicious treats. Each of these treats only requires a few ingredients and minimal prep effort—but they still bring in the fall feeling with some delicious flavor.
Snacking on apple chips is much healthier than snacking on potato chips. Plus, they are so easy to make! Dry some apples, topped with a little cinnamon for this festive and healthy fall treat. Apples can be dried in a dehydrator or in an oven. Just slice your apples very thin, make sure they are no thicker than ¼ inch. Place on baking sheet, toss with lemon juice and cinnamon and bake at 150 degrees F for 6 to 8 hours. Apple them to cool and dry completely before snacking.
Cinnamon Baked Pears
Cinnamon baked pears are a simple treat that are sure to impress. Though it’s only a few ingredients and a few steps, you can dress this dessert up to impress any guests this fall. To make a cinnamon baked pear—peal and slice pear in half. Sprinkle pear with melted butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Wrap in tin foil and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F. This treat will make your kitchen smell amazing! Top it with a little whipped cream or some vanilla ice cream for an extra decadent treat.
Pumpkin Pie Seeds
For a good fall snack on the go—try some pumpkin pie baked seeds. This is a simple spin on roasted pumpkin seeds that make them even yummier. Spread pumpkin seeds on a baking sheet and roast them at 250 degrees F for 45 minutes. Allow them time to cool. In a large mixing bowl, toss roasted pumpkin seeds with pumpkin pie spice and sugar to taste. This is a quick and delicious snack to treat yourself to this fall.
Pumpkin Patch Pudding Cups
Make your own twist on the ever classic and kid favorite dessert—the dirt cup. Take a chocolate pudding cup, add some crushed Oreo for the dirt, some green sprinkles for the grass, and a few candy pumpkins for the pumpkin patch, and voila! You’ll have a quick, easy, fall festive treat. If you want to be extra festive, you could even make a little pumpkin patch sign for each cup.
This is fall version of chocolate covered pretzels will have you in snacking heaven. All you need for this one is pretzels, white chocolate, and a little food coloring. Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper. Melt white chocolate and stir in a little orange food coloring. Dip pretzels in chocolate and place them on parchment paper to dry. Allow the chocolate covered pretzels time to dry completely before eating. The little orange chocolate covered pretzels look like pumpkins! Enjoy this snack on its own or with some sliced apples for a festive treat for your kids.