Nutella & Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

This layered panna cotta is as delicious as it is beautiful. The first layer is a creamy nutella panna cotta and the second layer is a creamy vanilla panna cotta speckled with vanilla beans. Whether you serve them individually as pictured or in a big bowl, it’s best to serve in something transparent so you can see the contrasting layers. Enjoy this easy, beautiful, and fun dessert any time of year.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread

A cross between breakfast and dessert this pumpkin bread is absolutely delicious. The cream cheese filling compliments the spiced pumpkin perfectly. It’s so soft and moist that is slices like butter. It makes a great holiday gift, a perfect cake/bread to serve for brunch or afternoon tea, and it deserves a place on any holiday dessert table.

Vegan Pumpkin Cobbler

This vegan pumpkin cobbler is delicious, easy, and packed with Fall flavor (think cinnamon, nutmeg, and pumpkin pie spice). It’s basically a cross between a cobbler and a lava cake — in other words it’s both saucy and cakey. And really fun to make! The batter gets topped with a sugar pecan topping and then hot water gets poured over the whole thing. The water creates a caramel that naturally occurs during baking. When you pull it from the oven, the sticky smooth caramel is on the bottom and the spongey light cake is on the top. Whether you’re vegan or not, this is an amazing simple spice cake to make.

Dutch Apple Bread

This Dutch Apple Bread is absolutely mouth-watering. The bread is soft and buttery and it gets topped with a cinnamon crunch streusel and then drizzled with a rich vanilla butter glaze. It’s perfect with a cup of coffee for breakfast or a cup of tea in the afternoon. Despite its complex flavors and layers, its an easy recipe to put together.

Butternut Squash Tart

Butternut Squash Tart

The reason this tart is so special, aside from it being delicious, is that it’s really simple to make for a weeknight dinner. The squash flavor is heightened here with the addition of caramelized onion, fresh thyme, and fontina cheese (that melts little stringed webs among the vegetables and adds a mild nutty flavor). It all gets baked together in a buttery and crisp sheet of puff pastry.

Pumpkin Vanilla Spice Cake with Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Frosting

This pumpkin vanilla spice cake is incredibly aromatic, soft, and moist. It’s pure comfort food. And the best part? A pumpkin spiced cream cheese frosting gets spread on top. While this recipe is packed with complex flavors, it’s a “piece of cake” to make. This is the perfect dessert to welcome Autumn into your home!

Chai Snickerdoodle Cookies

These chai snickerdoodle cookies have all the classic flavors of your favorite snickerdoodles but packed with even more flavor. Cinnamon, cardamom, pumpkin pie spice, ginger, and loose chai tea leaves all enhance the flavor. The cookies are chewy, soft, and thick. The cream of tartar is key to both their classic snickerdoodle taste and a lovely lift and softness to the cookies. They’re the ultimate Fall cookie, bringing warmth and a comforting aroma into your home.

Dutch Apple Cake

This Dutch Apple Cake is the perfect breakfast or tea-time treat. It’s subtly sweet with just a hint of spice and full of fresh apple flavor. The cake is incredibly moist due to both the buttermilk and sour cream. It’s an easy-to-make crowd pleaser!

Pumpkin Bread

This pumpkin bread is adapted from Tartine Bakery’s recipe and it is honestly the only pumpkin bread recipe you need. The texture is incredibly soft, moist, and decadent, much more like a cake. The flavor is as comforting as an Autumn day — full of warm spices (a whopping 5 teaspoons of cinnamon, in fact!) and subtly sweet, not overly so. It’s easy to make and truly delivers a bakery-worthy bread.

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Cookies

This quick and easy bakery style chocolate chip cookie recipe has a secret. While you may not be looking for a new chocolate chip cookie recipe, you might reconsider when you learn that these call for cold butter! One less step to a gooey, thick, soft-on-the-inside and crisp-alone-the-edges cookie.