4 Recipes for the Ultimate Fall Cooking Weekend

Last Updated on October 9, 2020

The leaves are changing, and the crisp air smells of pumpkin spice. It’s official—fall and its delightful flavors are here. We’ve got the ultimate guide on snacks and meals that’ll fulfill your cravings.

Whether you spend your downtime picking apples or carving pumpkins this season, these 4 recipes will complete your classic fall weekend.

1. Bacon Caramel Apple

bacon caramel apple

Have a little (or a lot of) dessert before dinner. This easy recipe brings your apple-picking excursion to your kitchen and turns your best selections into a fun treat. Kids and adults alike will love these bacon caramel apples. With minimal prep and the tastiest bacon ever, you’re bound to make them again and again.

2. Leftover Turkey Chili

leftover turkey chili

Feeling chilly? This turkey chili is just the thing to warm you up on a crisp, autumn day. It calls for ingredients you might already have on hand, like ButcherBox turkey, onion, beans, and more. You can save those leftovers from the bin and turn them into something delicious that everyone can enjoy. Plus, this chili pairs well with a seat by a crackling fire and a toasty blanket.

3. Candied Bacon

homemade candied bacon

ButcherBox Bacon is fit for any season, but this candied bacon is perfect for a fall day of fun. Make your time by the bonfire even better with this savory and sweet treat. Or, bring it along for a pick-me-up during your day at the pumpkin patch.

This simple recipe requires minimal prep and 6 ingredients that’ll make your mouth water.

4. Honey Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

honey bacon pork tenderloin

You might’ve noticed by now: We love a sweet and savory combo for fall.

Especially when there’s bacon included. This juicy, slow-roasted pork tenderloin is easy to make and bound to please. It’s the perfect meal to wrap up a weekend full of your favorite activities. Plus, it’s a sure hit at holiday gatherings.

For many of us, fall is all about comfort, community, and appreciating what the season has to offer. Whether you’re spending these weekends out and about or in your home, cozy into autumn with these delicious recipes that taste great and make you feel good.

Camille is a Copywriter at ButcherBox with a background in storytelling and environmental advocacy. She believes that words have the power to change the world. In her spare time, she writes and performs poetry, curates playlists she'll forget about in a week, and crochets until her wrists ache.