Fall Dessert Recipes from Pigeon Forge

Fall is finally here. Cooler temperature bring family activities indoors. For many, baking delicious desserts is always a favorite. We are happy to share a couple of our Member businesses signature dessert recipes with you.

Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant serves wonderful Southern style food in the heart of Pigeon Forge.

Southern Pecan Pie served at the Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant

1 9” Pie Shell
3 Large Eggs
½ Cup Butter (melted)
1 Cup Pecan Pieces
¼ Teaspoon Vanilla
¾ Cup Sugar
1 Cup Corn Syrup

Spread the pecans in the pie shell. Combine all of the other ingredients in a separate bowl. Once combined, pour into the pie shell.
Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes until set. Best served warm but not hot.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes

TIP: You can add 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips and have chocolate pecan pie.

For more information on Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant, visit their website:


Absolutely Sensational! Catering is a well-established Smoky Mountain area catering company.

Pumpkin Cheesecake

1 1/2 Cup Graham Cracker Crumbs
1 Cup Ground Pecans
1 Tablespoon sugar
1/2 Cup Melted Butter

Combine & press into bottom of 9-10″ Spring Form pan. Set aside.

In a mixer combine:

24 oz. cream cheese
1 Cup Sugar
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1 Cup Canned Pumpkin
3 Eggs
1 Cup Pecan Pieces
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg
1/4 Teaspoon Ginger

Pour into prepared crust; bake 1 hour & 15 minutes at 350 degrees.  Cool several hours before serving

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time:  1 hour 15 minutes
Allow several hours to cool

For more information on Absolutely Sensational! Catering, visit their website: www.ascater.com

We hope you enjoy the desserts which are Chamber staff tested and score a 100 on the ‘yummy’ scale.  Happy Baking!

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