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32 Easy & Frugal Fall Dessert Recipes

These easy, frugal fall dessert recipes taste like a piece of heaven!

Fall is in the air and it has a tendency of bringing out the baker in all of us.  Who can resist filling your home with the sweet scents of pumpkin and apple?
Finding the perfect fall dessert that not only tastes great but also fits your budget can be a task.  Luckily we have a list of our favorite fall dessert recipes that are easy and frugal!

Whether you are a pumpkin lover or hate it, we have found all sorts of desserts that will feed your taste buds with the flavors of autumn.

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budget friendly apple cinnamon bread


Soft and delicious, and super easy to bake! Made with apples and cinnamon, this apple bread is vegan and will make your whole kitchen smell like fall!


fall dessert recipes for a budget


Apple Betty meets Caramel Apple in this delicious dessert shooter! This mini dessert is the perfect ‘grown up’ fall or Halloween dessert!


frugal pear cobbler dessert

Pear Cobbler by Greedy Gourmet

Make the most of your glut of pears this season by making a Pear Cobbler. The fruit melts in the mouth. Combined with the caramel sauce a soft topping it’s pure heaven.


frugal apple pie fall recipe


This award-winning Deluxe Apple Pie recipe has the perfect balance of tart to sweet with green apples and lemon zest in the filling. But the butter and whipped cream make it extra rich and creamy!


fall apple cobbler dessert recipes

Gluten-Free Apple Cobbler in a Mug: Vegan No Added Sugar from The Helpful GF

This gluten-free apple cobbler in a mug recipe is a delicious fall dessert taking less than 5 minutes from start to finish! Plus, it is naturally grain free, vegan, and made without added sugar.


pumpkin cheesecake recipe


 A light and delicious cheesecake made with pumpkin and a chocolate Oreo cookie crust. This skinny pumpkin cheesecake, with only 11 Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points, makes a great Thanksgiving dessert idea and is the perfect pumpkin pie alternative!


pumpkin pie milkshake fall recipe

Leftover Pumpkin Pie Milkshake from The Rising Spoon

An over-the-top delicious milkshake using a big slice of pumpkin pie (yes, the whole thing – crust & all)! It blends up in less than 5 minutes. If you’ve ever needed an excuse to bake a pumpkin pie (besides Thanksgiving) and don’t have any leftover right now – this is it!


fall bread recipes

Healthy Apple Cinnamon Bread (Vegan) from The Banana Diaries

Moist and delicious yet secretly healthy apple cinnamon bread made entirely vegan! Incredibly easy to make gluten free as well, this vegan apple cinnamon bread is full of fresh apples and cinnamon, and topped with a deliciously oat crumble that makes it a perfect fall breakfast, snack, or anytime treat!


fall scones recipes

APPLE CINNAMON SCONES from Maple and Mango

 These Apple Cinnamon Scones are tender, delicious and filled with chopped apples and cinnamon. The perfect Fall treat!


vegan pumpkin brownies

Easy Vegan Pumpkin Brownies (Keto + Gluten-Free Options) from Wow, It’s Veggie?!

These pumpkin brownies are vegan and keto too with the correct substitutions. The flavor is so delicious and the chocolate drizzle on top really brings the flavors together for the perfect fall dessert.


autumn coffee bars recipe

Spice Coffee Bars with Dates and Walnuts from 24Bite

Try a little coffee in your dessert with these coffee spice cookie bars. Candied dates, crunchy walnuts and autumn inspired spices make this the perfect dessert for any occasion.


fall pumpkin cake recipe

This Pumpkin Bundt Cake is made from a box cake mix with a few extra tweaks. Topped with an amazing homemade glaze and your home will be smelling like fall in no time.


caramel crumb topping apples recipe for fall

Caramel Crumb Baked Apples from Swirls of Flavor

Caramel Crumb Baked Apples is an easy baked apples recipe. Apples with a cashew cherry filling and a cinnamon crumb topping are baked to perfection and drizzled with caramel sauce.


fall dessert recipes bars

CARAMEL CRUMB BARS from It’s Not Complicated Recipes

Caramel lovers, this one is for you! These Caramel Crumb Bars are so simple to make, and a delicious sweet treat. The base and topping are made from the same mixture and they are filled with creamy caramel. They’re so tempting – try them today!


cakes for autumn

Homemade Fresh Apple and Walnut Cake from Raspberries and Kohlrabi

Tender, moist and bursting with apples this Apple and Walnut Cake will be your new favorite dessert for the crisp fall weather.
pumpkin spice bundt cake


Pumpkin Bundt cake with pumpkin pie spice and coffee glaze is basically your favorite espresso drink in cake form. That’s right, it’s a pumpkin spice latte cake!


frugal fall recipes for dessert


These cream puffs are a cross between apple pie and apple crispy! The creamy apple pie filling in filled in a light and airy cream puff shell that’s baked with a cinnamon Craquelin for extra flavor and texture! Fancy enough for entertaining, simple enough for a weeknight dessert!

apple crisp recipe frugal

How to Make Apple Crisp from In the Kitch

The classic apple crisp, made up of 2 distinct layers that compliment each other in the best way possible. It is the epitome of the perfect fall dessert!
frugal pumpkin pie recipe


PUMPKIN PIE SUPREME from Baked, Broiled, and Basted

This pumpkin pie is the ultimate treat . It has a crumb layer on the bottom between the crust and pumpkin layer and then it’s topped with a buttery crumb topping.


pumpkin cookies for fall

CHOCOLATE DIPPED PUMPKIN COOKIES from Baked, Broiled, and Basted

These chocolate dipped pumpkin cookies are the ultimate treat for the pumpkin and chocolate lovers. The tender cookie melts in your mouth and is the perfect compliment to the chocolate coating.


brigadeiro recipe - pumpkin fall recipe

Easy and delicious, this brigadeiro pumpkin is fun to make (and to eat!) With only a few ingredients, this treat is the perfect fall dessert for you and your family.


peanut butter pumpkin cookies


These pumpkin peanut butter cookies are made with almond flour, which makes them an ultimate low carb dessert that you’ll want to have in your pantry at all times.


cinnamon rolls recipe for instant pot

Instant Pot Cinnamon Rolls from Corrie Cooks

They just look fancy, but these cinnamon rolls are really easy to make and you can enjoy them yourself in 30 minutes only!


frugal pumpkin bread

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread (Vegan, Allergy-Free) from Strength and Sunshine

A recipe for the best Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread that’s vegan, allergy-free, and so easy to make! The classic Fall quick bread made healthy in one-bowl, packed with pumpkin, warming spices, and simple ingredients, super moist and soft, even sugar-free! Slice it up for breakfast, dessert, or a cozy autumn snack!


cinnamon glazed pumpkin doughnuts for fall

cinnamon glazed pumpkin doughnuts from Strength and Sunshine

Your morning coffee companion just got sweeter. Cinnamon Glazed Pumpkin Doughnuts, baked to perfection and loaded with pumpkin. Gluten-free, vegan, and paleo, the flavors of fall will keep everyone warm and cozy!


apple pie bars for autumn

APPLE PIE BARS RECIPE from Pastry and Beyond

You can make this delicious apple pie bars recipe with simple ingredients. You need the same shortbread dough for the crust and the crumbles to make these easy and from-scratch apple pie bars.


no bake pumpkin dream bars recipe

No Bake Pumpkin Dream Bars from 365 Days of Baking and More

These No Bake Pumpkin Dream Bars will be your new go-to Fall and Thanksgiving dessert. An easy layered dessert with a gingersnap cookie crust, pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin spice pudding, and Cool Whip. Push that standard pumpkin pie aside and wow family and friends this year!

pumpkin pecan parfait

Pumpkin Pecan Pan Parfait from Stef’s Eats and Sweets

This no bake pumpkin dessert is so good and perfect to feed a crowd. Easy, light, and perfect for Fall.


pumpkin chocolate chip muffins


There is nothing better than the return of Fall and all things pumpkin! Get your fix with these moist, delicious Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins!


budget friendly pumpkin desserts for fall

PUMPKIN CREAM PUFFS from Delicious Little Bites

An easy recipe for pate a choux pastry is the base for these Pumpkin Spice Cream Puffs. Filled with a pumpkin spice vanilla pudding, these light and airy cream puffs are simply delicious!


healthy pumpkin roll for dessert

Healthy Pumpkin Roll Recipe from Healthy Christian Home

A healthy pumpkin roll recipe with non-GMO flour, less sugar, lighter cream cheese, and fewer calories is just what you need for your autumn table! A few slight alterations make this easy pumpkin roll recipe much healthier and lighter, but it tastes just as good as the original!


Chocolate pumpkin cup recipe

Chocolate Pumpkin Cups from Chisel and Fork

These chocolate pumpkin cups are packed with almond butter and pumpkin and can be prepared in under 30 minutes, making them a great fall treat.


We love how easy and budget friendly these seasonal recipes are!  What’s your favorite fall dessert recipe from the list?

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