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Fall Dessert Recipes

Feel the nice little chill in the air?  See the street gradually turning colorful?  Sense an overwhelming feeling of loneliness?  Well, it’s autumn.  And what does that mean?  Time to explore  some diverse flavors of autumn—and with that, Blueprint introduces you to some of the most flavorful yet simple fall dessert recipes.

Iced Pumpkin Cookies

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Gimme Some Oven

Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups of flour1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup of softened butter

1 1/2 cup of white sugar

1 cup of canned pumpkin puree

1 egg

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

2 cups of confectioners’ sugar

3 tablespoons of milk

1 tablespoon of melted butter

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

How to:

  1. Heat the oven to 175 degrees celsius beforehand.  Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves, and salt.
  2. In a new bowl, cream together the 1/2 cup of white sugar and butter.  To this, add pumpkin, egg, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla to butter mixture, and beat until creamy.  Drop this dough on cookie sheets by tablespoonfuls; make sure to slightly flatten them out.
  3. Put into the preheated oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Cool the cookies.
  5. Mix confectioners’ sugar, milk, 1 tablespoon of melted butter, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.  And drizzle this glaze on the cooled cookies with a fork.

 

Apple and Pomegranate Crisp

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Capitol Market

Ingredients:

4 medium apples — peeled, cored and sliced

1/2 pomegranate — skin and light-colored membrane removed

1/2 cup of brown sugar

1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg

1/2 cup of rolled oats

1/2 cup of flour

1/2 cup of white sugar

1/2 cup of unsalted, melted butter

 

How to:

  1. Heat the oven to 190 degrees celsius.  Butter a 9 by 13 inch baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, put the apples, pomegranate seeds, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  Spread them all evenly into the pan.  In the same bowl, stir together the oats, flour and sugar.  Sprinkle them over the top of the fruit.
  3. Bake for 45 minutes in the heated oven until the apples are soft.  Cool for 10 minutes afterwards.

 

Pumpkin Pie S’mores

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Gimme Some Oven

Ingredients:

16 ginger nut biscuit

8 marshmallow

8 tablespoon of canned pumpkin purée

1/4 tablespoon of cinnamon

 

How to:

  1. Heat the grill and line a baking sheet with parchment.  Put 8 ginger nuts on the tray and top with a marshmallow.  Grill the marshmallow until it is brown and melty.
  2. Mix the pumpkin puree with the cinnamon and put a tablespoon of the mixture on each of the remaining ginger nuts.
  3. Sandwich both together until oozing.

 

 

They say fall is the season of loneliness.  Well, then why not put an end to this unrelenting feeling of loneliness with the sweetest desserts here?

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