8 Recipes That Deserve a Spot on Your Fall Food Bucket List

Add these Food Network recipes (which feature pumpkin, cranberries, squash and more) to your to-do list this fall.

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Food Network Kitchen’s Healthy Pumpkin-Oatmeal Bake for Year of Oats/Drunk Pies/Diners, as seen on Food Network.

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Renee Comet, © 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

To truly get the most out of every season, you need to start with a plan. So when you’re putting pumpkin picking, hay rides and sweater shopping on your fall to-do list, don’t forget to pencil in some kitchen time too. These recipes will instantly get you in the autumn spirit.

You simply can’t get in a season’s worth of pumpkin eating unless you start first thing in the morning. This satisfying recipe is nutritious and can serve a crowd.

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Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Matt Armendariz, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Or, if you’ve already indulged in one too many apple cider doughnuts, skip the pie dough and bake your apples naked. Well, almost naked — Alex Guarnaschelli’s recipe features a warming, rum-spiked glaze.

Food Network Kitchen’s Grilled MapleGlazed Acorn Squash.

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©Copyright 2015

Matt Armendariz, Copyright 2015

If you’re a year-round griller, undeterred by crisper temps outside, try these smoky squash “ribs” as a dinner side. Their hearty autumn texture and summery barbecue flavor marries two of the adjacent seasons’ best qualities.

Food Network Kitchen’s CranberryClementine Mulled Sangria.

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Matt Armendariz, Copyright 2015

This recipe takes the spicy warmth of mulled wine and chills it down with fresh fruit for a party drink that’s both cozy and refreshing.

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Chef Name: Food Network KitchenFull Recipe Name: Pumpkin Spice LatteTalent Recipe: FNK Recipe: Food Networks Kitchen’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, as seen on Foodnetwork.comProject: Foodnetwork.com, FN Essentials/Weeknights/Fall/HolidaysShow Name: Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network

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Renee Comet, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Think your favorite coffee shop does it best? Our homemade PSL recipe stands up to any $4 grande cup, and it means you can enjoy the fall drink literally on-demand.

Ina Garten’s granddaddy of an apple pie is exactly the recipe to reach for when you’ve brought way too many apples home from the orchard.

Food Nework Kitchen's Holiday One-Offs, Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts with Creamy Lemon Dip.

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Kate Mathis, 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Serve this addicting appetizer to guests with caution: Once you make these deeply savory, meaty-meets-earthy bites, your friends will demand them at every other get-together you throw (not that that’s a bad thing, of course).

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Kate Mathis, 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

This slightly sticky, almost cakelike dish is a delightful dessert when served with fruit and whipped cream. Prefer your cornbread with cheese, spice or herbs? Here are seven more ways to make this classic fall dish.

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