It may not feel like Fall in every part of the country, but for many of us, a chill has begun to creep into the night air, and the leaves are beginning to paint a vibrant tapestry of Autumn glory. As we break out the chili recipes and begin to think about the fall holidays, let’s not forget desert! Here are a few ideas from our friends at Wilton to get your creativity stirring.
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WRITTEN BY Southern Guide to Life
Candy coated marshmallows! Could there be a simpler or more decadent treat that sings of Autumn? It would make a great after-school treat, pot-luck desert, or party snack. Place the sticks upright in a jar of sand, peas, or even aquarium rocks for a perfect addition to a desert buffet. To find out how to make these Pumpkin Spice-Dipped Marshmallow Treats, visit Wilton.
Acorn cookie cutters in various sizes, a few mini chocolate chips, some edible pearl dust, and some very basic icing techniques are all that is needed to create these perfect Autumn cookies. Add a little more sparkle and you could serve these treats all the way through Christmas! To find out how to make these Autumn Acorn Harvest Cookies, visit Wilton.
Whoooo has the perfect treats? We bet it will be your kitchen! This adorable owl cookie is perfect for autumn deserts, the kids school and sports activities, and especially Halloween. To find out how to make these Owl Cookies, visit Wilton.
Slice this delicious Pound Cake and you find colorful maple leaves. Your guests will never guess how easy this surprise treat was to make. Use food coloring in autumn colors and maple cookie cutters (or any fall inspired design) to build this surprise delight. To find out how to make the Leaf Inside Loaf Cake, visit Wilton.
What’s more autumn than the annual duty of raking leaves? This unique cupcake is topped with sparkling sugar-coated leaf cookies. Just to make sure that they are one-of-a-kind, a pretzel and spice drop rake is added for that special touch. To find out how to make these Falling Leaves Cupcakes, visit Wilton.
Impress your friends with this spectacular two-tiered cake that shouts the glories of Autumn. The rustic iced cake is taken to the next level with fondant pumpkins, vines, and leaves. If you want a family project, get the kids involved in molding the fondant decorations. If you use ready made fondant, it’s only a little more involved that creating clay designs. To find out how to make the Welcome to Our Home Autumn Cake, visit Wilton.