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Awesome Autumn Recipes

Was that a leaf that just fell from the tree? Yippee, that must mean that fall is finally here. We can't wait to get out hit the fall farms, festivals and plethora of pick-your-own places. Apples, and cider, and pumpkins... oh, my. If you're anything like us you just can't help but load up on the bounty of harvest season, which means you too have found yourself with a house full of apples and not a clue what to do with them. Fear not, we've taken to Pinterest and found some Awesome Autumn recipes - from sweet to savory and even something just for grownups. 

Mini Caramel Apples from

Tiffany from takes two ingredients, lollipop sticks and a melon baller tool and makes magic! You'll find the recipe for this HERE.

Rustic Chicken with Apples and Bacon from Seasons & Suppers

One pan is all you'll need to turn those apples into an elegant dish reminiscent of rustic farmhouses in the south of France. Okay, so maybe Canada is as close as we got, being that the author of this blog is Canadian, but you don't have to tell your guests that. Or maybe you should. They're certain to be grateful you pointed them to this site that cooks up drool-worthy dishes and post stunning photos like this one...

You'll find the recipe for this one HERE.

Slow Cooker Apple Butter from Graceful Little Honey Bee

Ah, the "Set It and Forget It" lifestyle. If only there were slow cookers for PTA meetings and laundry days. Alas, that doesn't seem to be a technology in the works at the moment. For now though we have apple butter. This sweet spread will make snack time a breeze, goes great on pancakes and you can even look all crafty and stuff by canning it and giving it as a gift. And it's all thanks to the recipe you'll find HERE.

So we said this was going to be apple recipes, right? Well we're sorry but the moment we found this it was all pumpkin and chocolate (we're easily distracted and stuff... ooh, sparkly... never mind it was just petrified fruit snack under the sofa)

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Donuts (we know, huh?!) from Cork, Fork, Passport

After that photo, do we really need to say anything other than... recipe HERE? Yeah, didn't think so.

We promised there would be something just for the grownups too. How does Caramel Apple Sangria sound? AH-MAZE-ING!

Caramel Apple Sangria from The Night Owl Blog

Kimberly, the author of The Night Owl Blog takes all the flavors of fall and mixes them together into the perfect Saturday night sip - whether you have company or not! Go. Get. Apples. (recipe HERE)

We're going to have a blast at those farms and festivals! Even more fun when we get back and enjoy making these recipes. Wonder if sangria pairs well with donuts.

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