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A Dessert That Features a Less Obvious Fall Fruit
Is it a coincidence that this baked treat's name rhymes with humble? We think not. The crumble is one of the quickest and simplest desserts you can make—easygoing and unfussy yet honestly delicious. This not-overly-sweet take from Crumbles: Over 30 Sweet and Savoury Recipes, by Sabrina Fauda-Role, combines figs, many varieties of which are in season through November, with walnuts and honey and is a nice alternative (or addition—hey, it's Thanksgiving!) to pumpkin and apple pie.

Get the recipe: Fig and Walnut Crumble