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15 Yummy Desserts to Make this Fall

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Fall doesn’t just bring apples and pumpkins, it also inspires delicious treats perfect for a kids’ party or a dinner celebration. I’ve rounded up some of the best ideas for yummy desserts to make this fall.

I can’t decide which one to make first: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Caramel Club Bars, Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Cake, Caramel Apple Cupcakes, or Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies?

Decision, decisions.

You can’t beat Peanut Butter Apple Bars, Graham Cracker Toffee, White Chocolate Raspberry Cookies, Skinny Pumpkin Pie Dip, or Caramel Apple Mousse Cake.

The Brownie Pie, Cheesecake Nutella Twists, Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars, Mini Butterfinger Pies in a Jar, and Butterfinger Cupcakes also look incredible.

So which dessert are you planning to try first? Try several and choose your favorites to take for Thanksgiving!

Best Fall Recipes for Kids Party Food


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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Kids Party Food Ideas

1. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

From Reluctant Entertainer

Enjoy these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies on a crisp fall afternoon with a big mug of hot chocolate or fresh coffee. Warm and flavorful cookies made with pumpkin puree and a host of favorite fall spices are topped with a delicious cream cheese drizzle. These cookies are nut free too, making them the perfect treats for classroom parties or school bake sales this fall.

2. Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Caramel Club Bars

From Picky Palate

Rich and fabulous, these Chocolate Peanut Butter and Caramel Club Bars will send your sweet taste buds through the roof. They are made with delicious layers of original club crackers, creamy peanut butter chips, homemade caramel sauce, and melted chocolate. The sweet and salty combination is just awesome. These tasty bars are perfect for fall time potlucks and parties.

Party Food Ideas for Kids Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Cake

3. Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Cake

From Shugary Sweets

I am totally addicted to anything salted caramel this season, so when I saw this recipe I knew I had to feature it. Salted Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Cake is sinfully delicious and worth every single second of preparation. Rich chocolate cake is layered with a silky cheesecake center, frosted with a creamy salted caramel buttercream, and topped with chocolate ganache.

Caramel Apple Cupcakes Kids Party Food Ideas

4. Caramel Apple Cupcakes

From Taste and Tell

These Caramel Apple Cupcakes just scream fall, and I am so excited to welcome back fall baking. They are inspired by a classic fall treat that everyone loves. Simple spiced cupcakes are filled with crisp fresh apples and then topped with a layer of caramel sauce and swirl of thick caramel icing. There is nothing better than a house that smells like sweet spices!

Kids Party Food Ideas Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies

5. Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies

From Gimme Some Oven

Satisfy that peanut butter chocolate craving with these decadent Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies. Everyone loves these treats and they could not be any simpler to make. Just make a pan of fudgy chocolate brownies, hen take a few minutes to whip up a simple batch of peanut butter fudge. Press it on top of the brownies, cut into bite-sized bites, and voila! Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies are ready for sharing.

Peanut Butter Apple Bars Party Food Ideas for Kids

6. Peanut Butter Apple Bars

From Two Peas & Their Pod

If you love snacking on apples slices dipped in peanut butter, you have to check out this recipe. Transform this favorite snack into a dessert with this recipe for Peanut Butter Apple Bars! Filled with fall flavors, the peanut butter bars are loaded with chunks of tender apple and drizzled with a creamy peanut butter glaze. The glaze is easily the best part – you could eat it right out of the bowl.

Kids Graham Cracker Toffee Party Food Idea

7. Graham Cracker Toffee

From Chef in Training

You will not even believe how easy this recipe is to make and how incredibly delicious the end result is! Graham Cracker Toffee is an addicting treat that makes for great gifts and a great finger-food dessert for parties. It is also super fun to get the kids involved with because they will love helping you spread the chocolate and sprinkling pecans on top.

a homemade turtle candy resting against serving dish

8. Homemade Turtle Candy

From Spaceships and Laser Beams

With a family full of chocolate lovers, I know this recipe is going to come in handy!

Skinny Pumpkin Pie Dip Kids Party Food Ideas

9. Skinny Pumpkin Pie Dip

From Back for Seconds

Bring all the flavors of fall into a sweet dip with this wonderful recipe! Skinny Pumpkin Pie Dip is a wonderful chilled dip best served with fresh cut fruits or sweet graham crackers. Something magical happens while it is chilling that melds together all of the lovely flavors of autumn. It’s made with a tasty mix of pumpkin puree, cream cheese, fall spices, and cinnamon chips.

Caramel Apple Mousse Cake Party Food Ideas for Kids

10. Caramel Apple Mousse Cake

From The Gunny Sack

Perfect with a steaming mug of coffee after dinner, this Caramel Apple Mousse cake is a fantastic dessert to serve at any fall gathering. Layers of spiced apple cake and creamy caramel mousse are drizzled with caramel topping and sprinkled with toasted pecans. All of the flavors come together for one spectacular dessert. There is nothing like apple desserts in the fall!

Kids Party Food Idea Brownie Pie

11. Brownie Pie

From Cookies & Cups

This ooey gooey Brownie Pie is a chocolate lover’s dream come true. Intensely chocolatey with a gooey marshmallow topping and chocolate fudge frosting. The recipe is fairly easy to make too, with a simple graham cracker crust loaded up with a basic brownie mix and a ton of mini marshmallows toasted to perfection.

Cheesecake Nutella Twists Kids Party Food

12. Cheesecake Nutella Twists

From Inside BruCrew Life

Perfect for a special weekend breakfast or tasty treat after dinner, these Cheesecake Nutella Twists are sure to put a smile on your children’s faces. These cheesecake roll twist are super easy to make too. Lay out store bought crescent roll dough, top with two big scoops of Nutella and cheesecake filling, then gently twist together and bake.

Party Food Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars for Kids

13. Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

From My Baking Addiction

Any cookie dough lover will go crazy for these Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars. The buttery graham cracker crust is the perfect foundation for a layer of creamy cheesecake and buttery, chocolatey goodness of chocolate chip cookie dough. The cheesecake to chocolate chip cookie dough ratio is perfect! Don’t forget to serve these bars with a tall glass of milk.

Mini Butterfinger Pies in a Jar Kids Party Food Idea

14. Mini Butterfinger Pies in a Jar

From Crumbs & Chaos

Butterfingers have to be one of my favorite chocolate bars and the only way I could imagine making them better is a Butterfinger pie. These personal sized Mini Butterfinger Pies are served in adorable little jars for added awesomeness. A graham cracker crust is layered with chopped Butterfinger chocolate bars, a creamy peanut butter mousse, and whipped cream.

Kids Party Food Butterfinger Cupcakes Idea

15. Butterfinger Cupcakes

From The Stir

Don’t be the least bit embarrassed if you wind up drooling all over yourself after seeing this amazing Butterfinger Cupcake recipe because it is impossible to resist! Rich and dense milk chocolate cupcakes are topped with a peanut butter frosting infused with Butterfinger chocolates and additional candy bar chunks.

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.