Fall is a great season to spend time with your family and enjoy delicious treats together. It can be difficult to find treats that will please the whole family, so here is a list of fall treats that is sure to make everyone in your family, no matter how picky, happy this fall season. Enjoying the fall is very important to many people, and having a few treats to go along with it makes everything that much better.
Popcorn “Trail Mix”
Here’s an easy one. Pop some popcorn and add in nuts, mini marshmallows, M&Ms or other candies, and candy pumpkins. Pour it all into a bowl and then sit down with your family for a scary movie night. Everyone loves the fluffy texture of popcorn, it tastes great and is incredibly versatile. Most children like it cause it’s colorful and makes them think they’re at a carnival.
Fall Cut-out Cookies
Your whole family can work together making and decorating these. Like Christmas cookies, only use cookie cutters with fall shapes, like pumpkins and leaves. You can find fall-themed cookie cutters in cooking stores, or on-line, like these ones here. Use fall colors for the icing and sprinkles, like green, orange, yellow, and brown. Your kids will love using chocolate chips to decorate the pumpkin’s eyes.
This classic is sure to please everyone in your family. Make sure to buy enough whipped cream for everyone. If someone in your family has food allergies, you can find gluten-free and vegan pumpkin pie recipes on-line. Here’s an easy, healthy option that requires no baking at all. Pumpkin pie is a great treat for anyone that enjoys sweet treats. Most people love it, which makes it very applicable to most people.
Lemon Poppy Seed Energy Bites
Poppy seeds are great for fall baking. When cooking with poppy seeds, like those available from Sincerely Nuts, you will often want to grind them. To do this you can simply use a coffee grinder. Also, be sure to store poppy seeds in the freezer, so they don’t go rancid. You can make these lemon poppy seed bites, for a healthy treat.
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins
If you have a gluten-free or health conscious family member that you want to please, gluten-free pumpkin muffins are definitely the way to go. This recipe produces moist and fluffy muffins that are healthy enough to eat for breakfast. You don’t even have to tell your family that they-re gluten free. They’re sure to love them and ask for more.
Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips
Another healthier option that is great for the family on the go. You can pack these for trips to watch football games or go pumpkin picking. You can even include them in the kids’ lunches. These sort of healthy snacks are great for any occasion. Not only are they tasty, they provide needed nutrients for your family’s increased health and fortitude.
Making your family treats for this fall, is not only going to make them happy by giving them something delicious to eat, it will also bring you closer together as a family, as you share your treats together.