Fall has officially started. Although the weather is cooling down and the sun is setting a little earlier every day, there are plenty of reasons to welcome the fall harvest season with joy. Eleven of those delicious, pumpkin-y reasons are listed below.
Pumpkin can be hard to incorporate into a cookie. Too much moisture can turn your cookies into mini cakes...or a giant, flat cake. This recipe by Sally's Baking Addiction comes complete with a list of baking tips in order to help your pumpkin (and brown butter) recipes turn out irresistibly delicious.
The pumpkin spice dough, which needs two-and-a-half tablespoons of either cream or half-and-half, provides the sweet ying to the nutty, crunchy yang of the pecans.
A simple, yet delicious cookie to capture the spirit of fall.
Cheesecake, caramel, pumpkin, and a touch of chocolate together in one bite-sized dessert? Be careful not to eat them all!
Puff pastry may also be used as a substitute for the pie crust.
The buttercream frosting is the key to capturing the creamy, pumpkin spice latte goodness.
Mmm, whoopie pies! These can be eaten plain or with whoopie pie filling, cream cheese filling, brown butter filling, the possibilities are endless.
Pumpkin cookies covered with spices are the perfect fall harvest treat!
Rolo candies and pecans add the perfect touch to these cookie cups!
Add a touch of pumpkin to your beloved sugar cookies!
The whipped pumpkin can also be used as a dip for ice cream, pretzels, graham crackers, or whatever delicious snack could use a touch of pumpkin-y sweetness.