Peanut Butter Caramel Apples
Conjuring fond memories of state fairs and fall festivals, these caramel apples from Veganomicon author Isa Chandra Moskowitz will indulge your nostalgia and your sweet tooth all at once. Full recipe here.
Almost Instant Pumpkin PuddingChef AJ is a master at getting sweet results without any added sugar. This creamy confection takes only a few minutes to whip up. Full recipe here.
Raw Choco BitesWant an energizing boost without the post-candy crash? You’ll find it in these Choco Bites, with cacao, figs, and dates. The three-step recipe comes courtesy of Naked Food Cookbook author Margarita Restrepo and Italian chef Michele Lastella. Full recipe here.
Pumpkin ParfaitThese pretty, crowd-pleasing parfaits by Forks Over Knives head chef Darshana Thacker can be made a day in advance, freeing you up to put on your costume and cue the spooky soundtracks. Full recipe here.
Cranberry Orange Pumpkin Muffins“Pure pumpkin perfection” is Chef AJ’s way of describing these moist muffins, and we couldn’t agree more. Full recipe here.
Outrageously Healthy BrowniesAnother sweet-with-no-added-sugar treat from Chef AJ, these chocolaty brownies taste downright heavenly. Full recipe here.
Pumpkin Pie SquaresThese easier-than-pie pumpkin squares, which come courtesy of StraightUpFood.com creator Cathy Fisher, are firm enough to be eaten as finger food. Full recipe here.
Double Chocolate CupcakesA date-based fudgy frosting tops these rich, chocolaty cupcakes from vegan-cupcake connoisseur Isa Chandra Moskowitz. Garnish with orange zest for a seasonal color combo. Full recipe here.