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Fall Harvest Desserts Perfect For The Season

Fall Harvest Desserts Perfect For The Season

It’s time to cosy up for the fall with an oversized blanket, soft music in the background and delicious harvest desserts to get you feeling all warm inside!

Here are some harvest desserts perfect for the season that you should try immediately:

Classic Pumpkin Pie

Why fix something that isn’t broken?


The classic pumpkin pie recipe has been on of the legendary harvest desserts for decades. It is perfect to get you in the mood for the fall! Spiced and smooth, this recipe will take you on a walk down nostalgia lane.

And for those who have never had the pleasure of trying a bite of pumpkin pie, then this is the perfect occasion to make this! Why don’t you see what all the fuss is about?

Our Favourite Recipe: Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie by Simply Recipes.


Cranberry Ginger Pear Tart

Feeling a bit chilly? Not snug enough?

Talking about harvest desserts, this cranberry ginger pear tart recipe will make your insides all warm and content. The perfect amount of tang and spice, the crumble gives you the crunch that will have you drooling for more!

A tart is a perfect alternative to a pie if you prefer the crunchy crust of a tart more than one of a pie. Baking a tart has never been easier!


Our Favourite Recipe: Cranberry Ginger Pear Tart by A Classic Twist

Pecan Pie

Yes, pecans are expensive, but once these harvest desserts have been prepared, you’re probably ready to spend your entire savings on this recipe.

This pie is delicious and crunchy with the perfect amount of pecans to elevate your taste buds. Plus, we’ve found a recipe that is easiest to make so that you aren’t stressed out!


A rich pie that will end up with more than just 8 slices for you and your guests (or just you, we don’t judge).

Our Favourite Recipe: Pecan Pie by Sugar Spun Run

Toffee Apple

Probably the easiest among the harvest desserts that will have you reminiscing about your childhood. The perfect recipe should have you remembering the best of times, which is what a toffee apple guarantees.


Crunchy and juicy at the same time, it’s surprising no-one has broken a tooth or a jaw yet!

Once you’ve made them, be sure to not save them only for fall, as they are delicious all year round.

Our Favourite Recipe: Toffee Apples by The Spruce Eats 


Apple Pie

Oh, what else says ‘harvest desserts’ like a warm and crumbly apple pie?

This recipe does not require a lot of ingredients which is in your favour. It’s true when they say sometimes simplicity is what’s best. Like the pumpkin pie recipe, this one goes hand in hand and is perfect for a dinner party or just because you want to impress yourself!

Our Favourite Recipe: Grandma Ople’s Apple Pie by All Recipes


Pumpkin Swirl Bread

If the pumpkin pie does not do your fancy, or if you’re just looking for a bread to make during harvest season, then this recipe is the perfect combination of delicious and impressive.

With a rich creamy swirl inside, it’s like a cheesecake and pumpkin bread in one recipe.

This harvest dessert forms 3 loaves, perfect for gifting to someone during the season! Shock everyone with your skills and craft.


Our Favourite Recipe: Pumpkin Swirl Bread by Taste Of Home 

Plum Tart

This easy plum tart recipe is perfect for a warm night indoors where you don’t have to put in a lot of effort. Pour yourself a glass of wine, turn on some relaxing music in the background and get to baking!


With its warm and buttery crust, the filling will melt in your mouth. This harvest dessert is a good addition to your recipe book.

Our Favourite Recipe: German Plum Tart by Taste Of Home

Sweet Potato Pie

This harvest dessert is in the same tier as the apple pie and pumpkin pie! It’s a legendary fall recipe with a smooth filling with a delicious crust!

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Although this recipe has a short cooking time, it still requires great precision and management. This American dish is surprisingly low on calories, which makes for the perfect guilty pleasure, without the guilt.

Our Favourite Recipe: Sweet Potato Pie by Tastes Of Lizzy T


Butterscotch Cake

If you initially came onto this list looking for cakes, then here we are!

Don’t get overwhelmed by all the steps in the instructions! Just remember, the more numbers on the list included, then the more specific the instructions are bound to be.

Our Favourite Recipe: Ultimate Butterscotch Cake by Life, Love And Sugar


Pumpkin Brownies

A self-labelled super easy harvest dessert, these pumpkin brownies are perfect for the ones who adore brownies and pumpkins, but did not know how to bring the two together.

Who knew pumpkins and chocolate were a thing?

With an ingredients list of 6 items, this harvest dessert is the perfect opportunity to be made during those lazy days or a girls night in, too!


Our Favourite Recipe: Pumpkin Brownies by The Cookie Rookie 

Apple-Cinnamon Layer Cake

Apple and cinnamon is the perfect combination of ingredients for the fall season!

This harvest dessert is plentiful and creamy, but perfectly crunchy on the inside. True, the ingredients are on a long list of necessities, however, the finale is going to be worth the effort (and the money).


Apple-cinnamon layer cake is ideal for the ones who love the flavours of fall, but do not like what they come in. Are you a cake-eater? Well, then this recipe is going to help you get into the spirit of fall.

Our Favourite Recipe: Apple-Cinnamon Layer Cake With Salted Caramel Frosting by Country Living



Although these are our fall harvest desserts perfect for the season, we want to hear from you!

What are some of your favourite fall harvest desserts? Tell us in the comments!

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