The crisp air, crunchy leaves and smell of pumpkin spice wafting through the air means we’re fully fledged in fall. These recipes are a great way to celebrate classic fall flavors and will make the perfect dish to take to your next bonfire or hayrack ride.

Spiced Pumpkin Cookies

Prep for a day in the pumpkin patch with these sweet treats. Not only will the whole-wheat flour help to keep you full, it also gives the cookies a delicate finish. Try these cookies on their own or create a delicious filling to sandwich between two. View recipe.

Spiced pumpkin cookies
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Apple Sweet Potato Bake

The bright orange color of sweet potato combined with the taste of tart apples and orange juice is a sure sign fall has arrived. The vitamins found in sweet potatoes, plus the reduced-calorie pancake syrup for this recipe will have you feeling guilt-free as you head back for seconds. View recipe.

Apple sweet potato bake
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Apple-Cinnamon Mini Doughnuts

Nothing says fall like apple cider doughnuts! These baked bundles have both apple cider and finely chopped apple pieces in them, which make them extra moist. Besides baking them, this recipe is another chance to use whole-wheat flour as a healthy ingredient swap. With the classic cinnamon-sugar coating, you may not even notice the difference! View recipe.

Apple cinnamon mini doughnuts
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Pumpkin Potato Soup

This recipe will be an excellent dinner for that first crisp fall night. It’s high in protein and even higher in taste. Adding mashed potatoes is what gives this soup a creamy texture. Finish it with a dollop of light sour cream and you have the perfect pumpkin soup. View recipe.

Pumpkin potato soup
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