Fall Recipes – Eamonn Fitzpatrick

When people think of fall, the first thing they have in mind is the traditional Thanksgiving dinner: Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, etc. But, there are lots of other tasty-fall themed snacks that are quick to make, and delicious to eat. Here are some of my personal favorite treats:

  1. Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispie Treats:

What you need:

  • Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 4 Cups Marshmallows
  • 1⁄4 Cup Pumpkin
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1⁄2 Teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1⁄2 Teaspoon Cinnamon Directions: 1. Melt your butter in a large pan under medium heat. 2. Pour in your marshmallows and let them melt. 3. Once the marshmallows are melted, add in the pumpkin and spices. 4. Toss in your Rice Krispies and stir well. 5. Pour your treat mix into a greased 9×13 pan, let cool, and voila!
  1. Caramel Apple Slices

What you need:

  • Apples
  • Your preference of caramel or melting chocolate
  • White or wooden lollipop sticks
  • Toppings – optional Directions 1. Wash and slice your apples, remove the seeds, and insert the stick. 2. Pat the apples dry of any excess apple juice. 3. Coat each slice with your choice of chocolate or caramel, add your toppings, and enjoy!
  1. Chocolate Covered Pretzel Pumpkins

What you need:

  • 1 cup White Melting Chocolate
  • 3 cups mini pretzels
  • Orange and green food coloring
  • Orange sprinkles (optional)
  • Wax paper, fork, and toothpicks
  • Chocolate chips Directions:

1. Line wax paper on counter and lay out ingredients 2. Melt your white chocolate in a medium-sized bowl according to the directions on the

package, making sure it’s smooth and creamy. 3. Separate 2 tablespoons of the melted chocolate into a smaller bowl and add the green

food coloring. 4. Mix the orange into the medium-sized bowl. 5. Dip the pretzels into the chocolate and use a fork to lift them out, then place on the wax

paper. Use a toothpick to help slide the pretzel off the fork. 6. Place a chocolate chip as the stem, and top with sprinkles if desired. Dip a toothpick in

the green chocolate and draw a line for the stem. 7. Allow to harden, and enjoy! *Recipes courtesy of Gabby Whitaker from Mom Makes Joy, Jamielyn Nye from I Heart Nap Time, Gabby from Mom Makes Joy, and Giustina Miller from Domestically Blissful. *Photo Courtesy of I Heart Nap Time

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