There are no tricks about it, Traeger makes everything you cook taste better. As you begin to taste the crisp fall air, your belly will tell you that it’s time to feast on warm and festive food. Take one or try them all, these festive fall recipes will help you start a new Traeger tradition. So grill, smoke, roast, bake, braise, and BBQ your way through falling leaves to feast with family and friends all season long.
#1 - Baked Cornbread
There’s nothing corny about serving homemade cornbread alongside every soup you dish out this fall. It’s perfect with saucy BBQ brisket and for breakfast, even your miniature cowboys and Indians will devour sweet wood-fired cornbread with a pat of butter on top.
Homemade chili is a staple for hunters and gatherers alike. We’ve married traditional hearty chili, burly beans, and festive fall pumpkin to create a filling soup that’s easy to make at the cabin, camping in the snow, or right in your backyard.
#3 - Caramel Apple Crisp
This warm cinnamon and baked apple dessert coated in buttery crumble will tantalize your taste buds all through the season. This fall treat tastes extraordinary baked in a cast iron pan on the Traeger, topped with a hefty scoop of vanilla ice cream, and drizzled with caramel sauce.
When your father-in-law is a connoisseur of soup, you’re going to need an infusion of flavorful smoke in order to impress. Pick out a pork neck at the butcher, smoke it for a few hours, and then mix this hearty fall soup. He’ll be singing praises to the chef in no time.
#5 - Pumpkin Pie
Traeger baked pumpkin pie deserves its own season. When the sweet and spiced aromas of cinnamon and nutmeg begin wafting through the air, you can expect your table to be full. Homemade pumpkin pie is the perfect dessert for welcoming new neighbors.
The juxtaposition of flavors in this smoky fall dish will keep your foodie friends coming back for more. Sweet squash and savory sausage are a winning combination for a pre-game feast or after a chilly day tromping through the trees scouting for bucks.
#7 - Roasted Pumpkin Chowder
Pumpkin is the epitome of fall and this smooth chowder fills the bill. Roast your pumpkins on the Traeger, then round up friends and family to warm up with this festive homemade pumpkin soup before a long night of trick-or-treating.
Forget bobbing for apples and just go for these homemade caramels. Whip up a batch, sprinkle smoked salt over this rich treat, and then decide if you really want to share. This grown-up version of a caramel apple is addictive.
Toasted seasoned pumpkin seeds are a must-have for fall. Whether you’re a prolific pumpkin carver or use them as Halloween decorations; harvest the seeds, give them some Traeger spice, and roast them over flavorful smoke for a tasty and festive fall snack.