delicious paleo fall holiday desserts

18 Paleo Fall Inspired Dessert Recipes


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1. Mexican Hot Chocolate Ice Cream

There's nothing like a nice chilly bowl of ice cream in the chilly fall months. This Mexican Hot Chocolate Ice Cream includes both a churn and no-churn method to make it possible for anyone! Warm chocolate flavors combines with sweet cinnamon and spicy cayenne to give a surprising kick you won't want to miss.


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2. Easy Pumpkin Pie Dip

A surprising dessert dip made with 4 simple ingredients - cream cheese, pumpkin, coconut sugar, and pumpkin pie spice! Need a nice creamy spread to spice up chopped fruit, crackers, cookies, or anything else that might need dippin'? Look no further than this delicious dip that takes only 5 minutes to whip up!


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3. Vanilla Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

You can't ever go wrong with easy and delicious energy bites, a real treat at any party. These little balls are made of 6 simple ingredients that just might already be in your kitchen - dates, nuts, and a bit of pumpkin spice to make everything nice. The flavors emulate fall in a single bite-sized delight!


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4. Gingerbread Whoopie Pies

We all grew up with those famous little pies we loved so much, but this recipe features a much healthier take on the traditional pies. Two soft and fluffy ginger cakes sandwich a luscious cream cheese frosting to create a heavenly combination your taste buds will love. The best part is, you get two holiday cookies at once! 



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5. Paleo Spiced Pumpkin Bread

A dense and moist pumpkin bread that will make your jaw drop in amazement. This delicious and comforting loaf is made with simple ingredients and has no refined sugar, that's a win-win in our book. Even better than the loaf is the crumble of crunchy Wildway Grain-Free Coconut Cashew Granola on top to take it to the next level.


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6. Raw Salted Caramel Slice

A triple layer square with a almond cookie base, gooey caramel, and decadent dark chocolate that will send your taste buds to another universe. These heavenly squares are not only good for your taste buds, but for you. Made with simple ingredients, this recipe is vegan, grain-free, and refined sugar free!


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7. Paleo Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

What's better than classic chocolate chip cookies? Scrumptious pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. Moist and chewy cookies that you'll want to dunk in a glass of milk all night long - these cookies are made with just a few simple ingredients and can be made in just over 30 minutes! Treat yourself to the best pumpkin season treat fall has to offer. 


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8. Dairy Free Hot Chocolate Mix

What's better than a chilly night with a nice warm cup of hot chocolate in hand? Something about hot chocolate brightens the mood and adds a magical touch to any setting. This paleo hot chocolate mix is made with cacao powder, coconut sugar, and some optional collagen peptides for an added bonus. A kick of cayenne will give your taste buds a nice surprise.


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9. Paleo Peppermint Oreos

These pepperminty oreos taste like the real thing, but are so much healthier for you! Crunchy peppermint cookie sandwiches fluffy peppermint filling to create the perfect minty sensation. This recipe features no refined sugars, grains, or dairy to weigh you down. 


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10. Flourless Paleo Pumpkin Brownies

If you thought brownies couldn't get fudgier, then you haven't tried these pumpkin brownies. Chocolatey brownie swirled with the perfect touch of pumpkin spice makes this treat the perfect delight, and the best part, it's paleo, and free of gluten, dairy, and refined sugars. If you add one last recipe to your dessert list, let it be these drool-worthy brownies.


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11. Healthy Apple Crumble

Not everything festive during the fall season has to be pumpkin-related, right? Right. We created this gooey, and spicy apple crumble for just that reason. There's nothing quite like a scoop of this warm apple crumble with soft apples, cinnamon spice, and a scoop of ice cream that melts as soon as it's plopped on top.


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12. Paleo Pumpkin Cheesecake

Go ahead and mix up this year's boring old pumpkin pie recipe with this better-for-you and better tasting paleo pumpkin cheesecake! This is one dessert that won't leave you regretting your life decisions and an upset stomach. made without dairy, flour, or refined sugars, this recipe has no competition. Go ahead, cut yourself a slice and take a flavor trip to heaven.


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13. Paleo Cranberry Orange Bread

If you've never tried a slice of homemade cranberry orange bread, well, we might just say your taste buds haven't lived. Tart cranberries and a zing of orange zest all combined in a warm fluffy slice - we're already drooling at the thought. What distinguishes this loaf from the rest is its sweetened completely naturally and is grain and gluten-free. *Runs to the grocery store for ingredients*.


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14. The Best Apple Cider Donuts

Looking for a more unique flavorful dessert that test your comfort zone a little? Look no further than these easy and delightfully dense apple cider donuts. Whether you're biting into one for dessert or breakfast, it doesn't matter when these donuts are crafted with all natural ingredients. Skip the processed donut shops and make your very own melt-in-your-mouth donuts this fall season.


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15. Vegan Black Forest Cake

A family favorite, this vegan black forest cake is an absolute hit in any household with taste buds. Decadent black forest cake layered with warm gooey cherries, a light coconut whipped cream, and topped with a remarkable ganache, you'll need to be sitting down for this one. And the best part, it's completely vegan and 100% delicious.


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16. Healthy Sweet Potato Chocolate Mousse

Who doesn't love a dainty mousse dessert to keep things light and fun? We sure do. This sweet potato chocolate mousse is the perfect clean eating treat that will taste like an indulgence, but won't feel like one! This recipe features all natural ingredients you likely already have in your pantry, so what are you waiting for? Get to whipping and enjoying.


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17. Paleo S'more Cookie Bars

We can already feel the warmth of the fire as we take our seat on the log with one of these s'mores cookie bars in hand, ready to feast and be happy. This brilliant recipe features all the wonderful flavors of the s'mores we all know and love, but without the sticky mess and processed ingredients. A graham cookie crust, followed by a thick chocolate layer, and finally a fluffy marshmallow layer - heaven in a bite.


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18. Pumpkin Coffee Cake

We couldn't think of a more perfect treat to have with your morning cup of coffee than this moist and flavorful pumpkin coffee cake. Wonderful fall festive spices, a crumbly topping, and a maple glaze to create the perfect holiday season treat anyone can enjoy! The hardest part is trying not to devour the batter before it makes it into the oven.