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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

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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.

banana pudding

bowls of banana pudding around a baking dish with banana pudding spooned out

What do you get when you combine homemade vanilla pudding, fresh sliced bananas, pillowy whipped cream and sweet vanilla wafers? This easy and delicious banana pudding recipe! If you’re looking for a low-stress, no-bake, make-ahead dessert, this layered creation is the perfect choice. From BBQs to family dinners, this banana pudding is always a great way to end the meal.

peach galette

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Ready to use up those peaches you bought from the store or the farmers market, but not interested in going through all the hassle of making a peach pie? I HEAR YOU. Make this easy, rustic, freeform peach galette instead! Simply prep a buttery pie crust, fold it over a quick, fresh peach filling, and bake until bubbly and golden brown. Serve with vanilla ice cream and you’ve got yourself a dessert that will carry you through the rest of the summer season.

peanut butter and jelly milkshakes

peanut butter and jelly milkshakes on a cutting board

PB&J, milkshake-style! This sweet twist on the classic pairing features vanilla ice cream blended with smooth peanut butter and fruit jam or jelly for a decadent, creamy, sippable dessert. Add all the garnishes or leave them plain and simple — either way is 100% delicious.