Considering that Autumn or fall is one of our absolute favourite seasons and how obsessed we all are here at The Grumpy Olive HQ. So I compiled a list of 60+ Autumnal Recipes we all need to try this season.
I think it’s probably the best way to start the season. Tasting the flavour of autumn, through autumnal recipes which are bound to become favourites. When the weather is turning colder, I love indulging in food and cozy nights in. From hot drinks to soups, desserts and more.
Who doesn’t like to come back after a walk and have a nice sweet treat waiting? Maybe with a nice cup of hot apple cider, yum!
But before we start talking about all great autumn things, let’s check these 60+ autumnal recipes. Let’s start off with some savoury food.
Honestly, since I discovered the joys of slow cooking, I could cook far more often! This easy slow-cooked beef stew is one of Lynn’s recipe and we absolutely loved it! A one pot meal ull of veggies and tender beef, it’s the perfect autumnal recipe to put on in the morning and love for dinner!
Mac and cheese are a total must-have during autumn! This easy recipe has a bit of a kick with a garlic panko topping. A delicious feast that is great for either lunch or dinner. (Or even both if you cook for far too many as I do!).
I am not usually a salad fan. However, when I put my eyes on this fall harvest salad by Lynn Mubmbing Mejia, I couldn’t avoid adding it! Most importantly, should we add that there’s a maple dressing too and walnuts? Sign me in!
I love a good grilled cheese sandwich now. However, I used to hate cheese when I was younger. But growing up, I started trying more and here we are. This delicious bacon grilled cheese with fig jam and apple by That Lemonade Life is the answer.
It’s been a couple of years since gluten has been a major issue for me. There are periods where it doesn’t affect me and periods where it does. It was a total struggle. On the other hand though, I had a chance to try some great gluten-free stuff. This fall veggie burger by Glow Steady sounds like a total must try!
Anything involving maple syrup and apples is a yes to me! These pork chops by Canadian Cooking Adventures look absolutely delicious!
Tortellini are a huge favourite around here. This creamy soup with sausages could even convince me to start eating kale. Autumnal recipe by The Modern Proper
8. 3 MINUTE EASY NO-KNEAD BREAD RECIPE – AUTUMNAL RECIPES
This is the star of the house. That is to say, the easiest bread recipe ever seen around. You will ask what does it have to do with autumnal recipes. But the smell of fresh bread in the house is in my opinion the best.
I really love traditional recipes. This stew sounds amazing and a total treat during a cold day. The perfect dinner stew with dumplings by Sarah Lou Writes.
Only the name of this screams autumn all the way. This creamy chicken tortilla soup by The Cookie Rookie is comfort food to all levels.
11. SLOW COOKER BABY-FRIENDLY CHICKEN CASSEROLE – AUTUMNAL RECIPES
Another slow cooker easy dinner. I love them, they are easy and almost hassle free. This baby-friendly chicken casserole by Life In Full Flavour is packed with all the veggies you can ask.
I love bread in every shape and form. And it’s probably one of the things I miss the most. These pumpkin rolls with rosemary and sea salt by Drizzle And Dip look like the real deal!
If there’s something that will never fully convince me are blended soup. I think the fact that everything doesn’t hold its original shape puts me off for some reason. On the other hand, this baked potato soup by The Cozy Nook could change my opinion.
14. FRENCH ONION AND APPLE GRILLED CHEESE – AUTUMNAL RECIPES
As I said before, grilled cheese toasties for the win. This french onion and apple grilled cheese by Half Baked Harvest sound like the dream right now! I only wish gluten-free bread was as tasty as normal.
As soon as I have seen these Halloween mummy hot dogs by Lynn Mumbing Mejia, it reminded me of great memories. A friend of mine used to hold a Halloween party and had the spookiest food. So these mini mummies are the perfect choice for a quick Halloween appetizer.
Must admit that I tried pumpkin pasta only couple of weeks ago. And I was pleasantly surprised by it. However, this parmesan garlic cream sauce pasta by Family Style Food calls for a repeat.
17. PUMPKIN SPINACH AND WALNUT SPAGHETTI – AUTUMNAL RECIPES
Pasta is great in all shapes for me. On the other hand, spaghetti are the overall top pasta to me. These pumpkin, spinach and walnut spaghetti by Lazy Cat Kitchen sounds too delicious too pass!
What screams more autmanl recipes than a fall harvest soup? Full of all the goodies of autumn, this soup by Joyous Health sounds like a delicious comfort food.
I never tried cooking wild rice. So this cozy autumn wild rice soup by Gimme Some Oven, sounds like a good occasion to try. Full of goodies, it’s the perfect comfort dinner.
This is for sure one Simona would pick over everything. She loves curry and everything pumpkin. Therefore this curry pumpkin soup recipe by Nourish would be the best treat!
I must admit that even if I love apples, I rarely cook with them. But this will change! This easy apple cider glazed chicken by Delish sounds like a must-try.
This again would be one of Simona’s choices. An easy butternut squash cornbread with cinnamon and curry by Slumber And Scones. A delicious savoury treat.
I love anything rice based. Fred basically hates me for it as I would have rice with everything. This healthy autumn harvest bowl both by The Almond Eater, looks and sounds delicious!
Must admit, that I never had alfredo pasta before. This creamy butternut squash alfredo pasta by Joyful Healthy Eats though, sounds amazing!
This vegan and gluten free pumpkin soup by Glow Steady, looks so so delicious! A warm autumnal recipes that you can’t miss after a long day at work.
The only soup I can eat without issues, roasted tomato basil soup. If you even add a grilled cheese toastie on the side, that’s a dream! This easy soup recipe by How To Feed A Loon will be a warm autumnal recipes you don’t want to miss!
Best way to warm up in the evening, ramen. I must admit that I can’t wait to visit Asia and try the real deal. In the meantime, this delicious mushroom ramen bowl recipe by Life With Jupiter And Dann will be an amazing treat.
In conclusion for this section, we have a stuffed roasted butternut squash. This recipe was a delicious veggie plate we tried for Christmas. And with a couple of tweaks it could become a favourite.
An extra one, because these are too good not to add! Pumpkin gnocchi with fragrant butter and sage sauce, YUM!
After these autumnal savoury recipes, it’s time to dive into the sweet side!.
This was done last year when the burn basque cheesecake was a total hit on Tik Tok! And I must admit, this was delicious! I am not huge on cheesecake, but this take was amazing. A burnt top with a soft inside, the perfect opposite of texture for a treat.
These are Fred’s best muffins and one of our usual request. A soft muffin full of chocolate chips, perfect for breakfast and quick enough for an afternoon treat.
The easiest and more delicious banana bread. This scrumptious chocolate and peanut butter chips banana bread is moist and the best autumnal recipes you can ask for. Perfect to dunk in coffee too!
We are fans of curds and sauces, so we couldn’t miss this applesauce recipe. An easy homemade slow cooker applesauce recipe by That Lemonade Life. A sure delicious sauce!
And this for me was a total game changer. Until last year, I hated pumpkin. I mean, I never managed to eat them, don’t mention anything pumpkin spiced. And this pumpkin ganache pie redeemed for me! A crust of graham crackers, topped with a pumpkin ganache and cream, yum!
34. PUMPKIN MUFFINS
And if we love muffins in this autumn season, we couldn’t miss pumpkin muffins. This delicious treats by Insecure Housewife will be your next tea companions!
Another in the autumnal recipes must be apple pie. When I think about autumn and colder weather, I always vision pie. This apple pie is an easy and delicious recipe that you must try! A homemade crust full of goodies.
These pumpkin cheesecake bars by Abundance Of Flavour look and sound scrumptious! A soft inside of cheesecake, yum! Can’t wait to try them!
We made these easy coffee bean cookies while we were home and wow! Thye are the perfect treat for any coffee and chocolate lover. And the shape can’t pass unnoticed for sure! An amazing treat with your cup of coffee for a great morning start!
Another easy recipe by Insecure Housewife. These cinnamon apple oatmeal cookies are an easy treat to warm you up during the day or as an afternoon treat.
And we can’t miss a pumpkin bread recipe. This vegan peanut butter pumpkin bread recipe by Prickly Pineapples is for a delicious treat, perfect to dunk in your tea. Or for breakfast with a spread of vegan butter on top!
Plum streusel pie, considered a late summer treat. But, in my honest opinion this delicious, juicy and sweet treat would be perfect on a rainy day.
Cinnamon rolls are a always a yes from me! I dream of the day I wake up to sweet smell of cinnamon. These apple butter brioche cinnamon rolls by Slumber and Scones are the dream!
Did I have to google the difference between a crisp and a crumble? Indeed you are right! The basic difference is that a crips includes oats in the topping and it is less dense than a crumble. This easy pumpkin pie crisp recipe by The Novice Chef sounds amazing!
An easy homemade apple crumble recipe by Sophia Patel. Apple crumble is a such an easy and traditional recipe that you can’t miss. A true autumnal recipe for the cold Sundays.
If you’re in for the sweetest treats of them all, stop right here. However, this Milk Bar crack pie is not for the faint of heart.
These pumpkin cheesecake swirl muffins by The Busy Baker are a delicious treat! Anything pumpkin in a dessert is always a yes to me.
I love banana bread. And I love muffins. So any recipes that mix both is a huge yes to me! These chai spice banana bread muffin by Fashion And Frappes are an amazing treat.
Who doesn’t love pancakes? Fluffy and delicious pancakes, perfect with some maple syrup. And if you want to treat yourself even more, a scoop of ice cream would be delicious on them!
These vegan pumpkin spice oat cookies recipe by Prickly Pineapples are quick and absolutely delicious! Some tasty pumpkin treats for your afternoon tea.
49. OREO ACORN BALLS
These look absolutely too cute to pass! These oreo acorn balls by The First Year scream autumnal recipes from everywhere.
Anyone that loves a quick snack? Then these sweet crispy pumpkin spice chickpeas by Lynn Mumbing Mejia will be your answer!
We made these Halloween cookies a couple of years ago. they have been both a challenge and fun thing to do. They are surely a sweet treat! I got so engrossed with it that we also made Christmas icing cookies.
Rice crispies treats are such an easy and fun way to cook. This easy candy corn rice crispies recipe by Lynn Mumbing Mejia is a must-try for any candy corn lover!
To conclude, we need to wash all this food with a drink. Check out these autumnal drink recipes:
A homemade recipe for a pumpkin spice latte, Simona’s favourite drink of the season! I only tried my first PSL at the airport a couple of weeks ago and it wasn’t my cup of tea.
I loved frappuccino when I first visited London. Starbucks was a huge hit for any Italian coming over for some reason. This pumpkin spice frappuccino by Abundance Of Flavour sounds like a great chance to give pumpkin spice a try again!
I love hot spiced apple juice. It’s such a great way to get warmed up during a cold day. The perfect autumnal recipe by Life In Full Flavour.
This easy pumpkin sweet cream recipe by Lynn Mumbing Mejia sounds like the autumnal recipe dream! Simona would live off of this day and night as soon as September comes around!
I love the sound of how easy this sparkling spiced pumpkin punch by The Suburban Soapbox sounds! First of all the punch bowl totally got my eye and second this recipe is a total must try if you’re having a party or hosting Thanksgiving.
I am not a fan of chai, but Simona dies for it! This vanilla chai old fashioned drink by Half Baked Harvest looks delicious already only from the pictures!
Who tried a coffee cocktail lately? This was Fred’s competition drink when she competed at a Coffee event. Made out of honey from our grandpa’s bees and pears.
Who is not in for a cocktail? This cinnamon apple cider cocktail by Abundance Of Flavour sounds like a total treat! That cinnamon whisky and packed with so much flavour.
I must admit that I never tried punch before. Therefore this is a must-try! Packed full with apple cider, oranges and rosemary by Fivespot Green Living.
Funny enough, I am not a fan of figs. But, as soon as I have seen this, I had to add it. Let it be the picture or because there’s honey in there. This easy cocktail by Hello Glow ticked all the boxes!
To conclude, I hope you enjoyed these autumnal recipes. And that they will give you some more ideas to enjoy the season and get something warm in your belly. Let it be a soup, a stew, a delicious pie or a hot drink.