12 Foodie Things to Do this Fall

Celebrate the best of the fall season with these fun, fresh, and delicious ideas for apple desserts, pumpkin recipes, slow cooker treats and more.

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1. Cinnamon roll + pie = cinnamon roll pie crust

 Steal this genius idea from Taste for Adventure—all you need are thin slices of cinnamon roll dough (store-bought or homemade).

2. Apples + ice cream = edible sundae bowls

Scoop out apples and fill with ice cream and caramel sauce...and just imagine, no sticky bowls to clean! Get detailed instructions here>>

3. Pumpkin + vanilla yogurt = pumpkin pie smoothie

Pioneer Woman's take on pumpkin pie is cold, creamy, and might even top the original. Get the easy recipe >>

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4. Cheese + Halloween cookie cutters = burgers with holiday flair

Who knew American cheese could be so spooky? Cut out cheese with a cookie cutter or knife before placing on hot burgers.

Source: reddit.com via Rachel on Pinterest

5. Cotton candy + fizzy water = a magical drink

Slowly pour sparkling water (like Perrier) over cotton candy and you'll get surprisingly mysterious colorful bubbles.

6. Lemon and thyme + vanilla = a delicious smelling home

Here's the secret stores like Williams Sonoma use: simmer a pot of water with rosemary sprigs, lemon slices, and a dash of vanilla on the stove for a warm, inviting scent. Bonus: it's cheap!

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7. Baked sweet potatoes + marshmallows = festive everyday side dish

You don't have to save the sweet potato-marshmallow combo for Thanksgiving—just add toppings to your regular baked sweet spud. Get the recipe >>

8. Cell phone + treat-inspired cover = Call Me Foodie

Whether it's an ice cream sandwich, french fries, or a pop tart, turn your phone into a sweet reminder of your favorite eats.

Source: keep.com via Rachel on Pinterest

9. Apple rings + a deep fryer = apple "doughnuts"

Lightly battered, deep-fried apple rings? Is there anything to say except 'yes, please!'? Here's the recipe >>

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10. A slow cooker + cake = no-fuss rocky road delight!

We suggest you start with this Rocky Road Chocolate Cake >>

11. Warm milk + cinnamon and spices = a cozy nighttime beverage

Those first chilly nights will be even better with a steaming mug of this richly spiced milk in hand >>

12. Hummus + pumpkin = a healthy, seasonal dip

Who knew pumpkin could take a star turn in savory dishes—and especially an easy appetizer like this hummus?

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