Yummy Fall Recipes with Our DealPros

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(photo credit: The Thrifty Mama)

Do I smell pumpkin in the air? Close your eyes, take a deep inhale in and imagine eating your favorite childhood fall treat.  Now that gave me the warm fuzzies!

This is the time of year when you want to snuggle up in front of the fireplace with a warm cup of apple cider and a pumpkin muffin right out of the oven (I love it when you break it in half and you can still see the steam come out of it).  Whatever your heart desires, this is the season to eat it!

As you know we have a wonderful group of DealPros who are not only resourceful, money saving experts, but they also love to bake, cook and the best part, eat their hearts out.  This week, we’ve got plenty of recipes that will last you the entire season and beyond!

Pumpkin recipes that will keep you Fall happy

Let’s be real, pumpkins are truly the stars of the season.  Apples even need to take a back seat or the co-starring role during the Fall months.  With any great pumpkin recipe you need a great base. Try Coupon Connections’ How to make Pumpkin Puree (The Easy Way) or Northern Cheapskate’s How to Bake a Pumpkin. Now that we’ve got the base down, indulge in some of our DealPros’ pumpkin creations:

Delicious Pumpkin Roll by The Prudent Patron
Pumpkin Cake, Bread, or Muffins by Little House Living
Pumpkin Spice Cake by Sarah’s Deals
“Healthier Pumpkin Bread” by Savings Cents with Sense
Crock Pot Pumpkin Angel Food Cake with Caramel Sauce by Moms with Crockpots
How to Make Pumpkin Pie from a Pumpkin by The Thrifty Mama
Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal by Smart Spending Spot
Pumpkin Praline Cheescake by Northern Cheapskate
Easy Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte by Saving The Family Money

How about the “other” Fall stars?

While the pumpkin goes front and center during the Fall, there are some other special leading men and ladies that make up the entire production.  Here are some sweet potato, butternut squash and apple recipes that will keep you coming back for more:

Sweet Potato Casserole by Saving The Family Money
Butternut Squash Braid by Saving Cents with Sense
Homemade Crockpot Apple Butter by Saving The Family Money
Crock Pot Apple Butter by The Thrifty Mama

Beef, chicken and pork dishes for Thanksgiving and the football season

While pumpkins are super hearty and a fast stomach filler, many still desire the taste of beef, chicken, pork and more.  With Thanksgiving a month away and the football season in full force, here are some recipes that will have your guests asking for seconds:

Homemade Runza by Kansas City Moms
Spare Rib Ragu by Smart Spending Spot
Bacon-Wrapped Whiskey Pork Tenderloin by Mommy’s Wish List
2 chickens -5 days, 5 ways, 5 meals for under $50 by Smart Spending Spot
Buffalo Chicken Bites by A Few Short Cuts

Halloween left-over candy dessert makeover and more

If you’re like me, right after Halloween is over with, you’re busy running around trying to hide those candies or donate them to the troops abroad.  You can actually use those candies to create desserts for your family and friends.  Here are some dessert recipes perfect for before and after Halloween:

Milky Way Cake by Smart Spending Spot
Mini Snicker Pies by Saving The Family Money
Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies: Made with Boxed Cake Mix by Bargain Blessings (This does not use Halloween Candies)

Are you ready to cook up all these wonderful treats and indulge in the beauty of Fall?  Now get those ovens going and take in all the beautiful aromas.  Come back next week as our DealPros talk about Thanksgiving!

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  1. ChuckG

    2 years ago

    I give a thumbs up for the pumpkin bread.

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