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german apple pancake

German apple pancake in a cast-iron skillet

What could be better on a weekend morning than enjoying an oversized puffy pancake baked with fresh apples and topped with a generous dusting of powdered sugar and a drizzle of maple syrup? (That’s a rhetorical question.) This German apple pancake, or apple oven pancake, is the perfect simple-yet-special breakfast to make for yourself or for you and your loved ones when the mood strikes. All you need are a handful of easy ingredients and 30 minutes to make this oven-baked magic happen.

20+ cozy and comforting fall recipes

overhead shot of slices of Dutch caramel apple pie

The leaves are changing colors, there’s a chill in the air, and it’s the season of cozy and comforting fall recipes to make for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert! I’ve rounded up more than 20 recipes that are not only perfect for this time of year, they’re also delicious. From biscuits to donuts, mac and cheese to pull-apart bread, you can bet on any of these fall-forward recipes to bring all the coziness and comfort into your kitchen.

iced pumpkin spice oatmeal cookies

overhead shot of iced pumpkin spice oatmeal cookies

Pumpkin spice and everything nice… that’s what these iced pumpkin spice oatmeal cookies are made of. Soft and chewy, with tons of texture and a hint of warm spices, each cookie is like autumn in dessert form. Add the pumpkin spiced icing and, well, don’t be surprised if they disappear faster than peak leaf-peeping season.

english muffin egg bake

english muffin egg bake on a plate

School bells are ringing, and that means it’s crunch time in the mornings! Don’t let breakfast pass you by; instead, prep this delicious English Muffin Egg Bake the night before so that, come the next morning, you can have a hearty, filling and flavorful breakfast for the whole family to devour before they rush out the door. Made with English muffins, eggs, cheese, sausage and kale, there’s something for everyone to love in this casserole recipe.