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10 Cozy Desserts to Celebrate the Fall Season


Full of comforting flavors, warm spices and fresh California Giant berries, our favorite fall bakes are a great way to celebrate all that the season offers. Whether you’re ready for all things pumpkin spice or looking for a classic apple pie (with a berry twist—of course), we have the perfect recipes for you to celebrate baking season.

Blackberry Pumpkin Spice Cake

Pumpkin Spice cake topped with blackberries

A dreamy pumpkin spice cake—full of warm spices and topped with decadent cream cheese frosting gets an elegant update when topped with fresh blackberries. The juicy, sweet and tart flavor of the blackberries balance the ample sweetness of the cake and frosting, for a perfect fall bake. 


Blackberry Apple Pie  

apple pie topped with blackberries and autumn leaves made out of the dough

The classic apple pie—with a twist. This sweet and tart pie is a must-bake for fall and comes together with a beautiful pop of color, provide by the inky-hued blackberries.  


Biscuits & Berries 

buscuits, mixed berreis, and ice cream in a cast iron skillet

Fluffy biscuits sit atop a colorful mix of naturally sweet berries in this Biscuits and Berries recipe. This recipe is similar to a deconstructed cobbler and can be enjoyed as dessert or even breakfast. Short on time? Swap the homemade biscuits for store bought.  


Blackberry & White Chocolate Bread Pudding 

White Chocolate bread pudding topped with blackberries

Blackberries create a deep purple color within and on top of this Blackberry and White Chocolate Bread Pudding. White chocolate brings an added sweet element to this ciabatta-based dessert. No ciabatta on hand? Swap with French bread or another loaf-style for an equally delicious experience. 


Pumpkin and Blueberry Scones with White Chocolate Drizzle  

Pumpkin scones drizzled with white chocolate

Enjoy the flavors of the season with these Pumpkin and Blueberry Scones made with fresh blueberries. Pumpkin puree provides ample autumn color and flavor, while sweet and tart blueberries offer an unexpected and delicious twist. 


Apple Cider and Raspberry Strawberry Donuts  

donuts with a cinnamon sugar topping

Cozy, delicious and perfect for breakfast or dessert, our Apple Cider and Raspberry-Strawberry Donuts capture the flavors of the autumn season in a donut. Coated in a cinnamon-sugar topping, these are sure to be a hit among adults and children alike. 


Dark Chocolate & Blackberry Skillet Brownies  

a brownie made in a cast iron skillet topped with blackberries and ice cream

Dark chocolate skillet brownies get a major upgrade with the addition of fresh, ripe blackberries in lieu of chocolate chips. This elevated take on the cozy skillet dessert is not only delicious but offers ample servings of Vitamins C and K, thanks to the 3 cups of fresh berries. 


Blueberry Blackberry Slow Cooker Cobbler 

Blueberry and blackberry cobbler with a side of ice cream

Looking for a rainy-day recipe? Look no further than this slow cooker cobbler. Utilizing fresh blueberries and blackberries (or any berry combination of your choice) this recipe requires minimal prep work for a dessert that’s sure to wow. 


Strawberry & Oat Skillet Crisp with Maple Whipped Cream  

Oats and strawberries cooked in a cast iron skillet topped with whipped cream

Strawberries create the rich red color in this Oat Skillet Crisp. The luscious maple whipped cream brings together delicious flavors of maple, berry and oats for a great warm dessert! 


Blueberry and Dark Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread 

blueberry and dark chocolate chip pumpkin bread on a cutting board

Fresh blueberries offer natural sweetness that contrasts the bitterness of dark chocolate in this Blueberry and Dark Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread. Pops of blueberry flavor in every bite make this fall classic an absolute standout. 

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