Illinois September 05, 2017
Here Are 10 Irresistible Fall Goodies You Can Only Find In Illinois
One of the best things about autumn is all the delicious, seasonal foods that become available. From pumpkin spice to cinnamon apple, the flavors of this season warm your heart and soul. These are the 10 fall goodies everyone in Illinois looks forward to each year.
These are the treats we travel and wait in line for. Keep scrolling for the best autumn eats and where to find them.
1. Apple Cider Donuts from Tanners Orchard
No one can resist the smell of frying donuts. Put apple cider in the mix (literally), and Illinoisans flock from miles for these soft, sugary delights. Get them at Tanners Orchard, which is located at 740 IL-40 in Speer.
2. Popcorn from Great American Popcorn Company
This treat is popular year round, but during fall, you can find it at almost every festival and other events. Though caramel is probably most popular, you can get a plethora of different flavors at the Great American Popcorn Company, which is located at 110 S Main Street in Galena.
3. Caramel Apples from Andrews Caramel
Gooey, chewy, and - frankly - hard to eat, these sweet, fruity goodies are a must for autumn. Whether you like them plain, chocolate drizzled, or sprinkled with nuts, Andrews Caramel, located at 6620 W Dakin Street in Chicago, will have what you need.
4. Pumpkin Spice Latte from Common Grounds
As soon as these flavorful, hot drinks are available, people across the nation go crazy. Forget chain cafes this fall and try one of these popular drinks from an authentic coffee maker. Commons Grounds is located at 600 E Grand Avenue Suite 6 in Carbondale.
5. Apple Dumplings from The Apple Dumplin'
Just one whiff of these delightful apple pockets will put you on cloud nine. Cinnamon and sugar melt together inside a dough-covered apple. Get the best ones at 2014 N High Cross Road in Urbana.
6. Pumpkin Pie from Curtis Orchard
Mostly due to Thanksgiving, pie has become a staple dessert for fall. Pumpkin is the most traditional you can get next to apple pie. Find this one at Curtis Orchard, which is located at 3902 S Duncan Road in Champaign.
7. Pecan Pie from Curtis Orchard
Of course, pecan pie is a must too. Full of texture and incredible flavors, this iconic dessert can also be found at Curtis Orchard located at 3902 S Duncan Road in Champaign.
8. Hot Chocolate from Hot Chocolate
When the air begins to chill, nothing is more pleasing than a warmth beverage. Especially if you don't enjoy tea of coffee, this rich drink is perfection. Get the best in Chicago at 1747 N Damen Avenue.
9. Halloween Candy from Lagomarcino's
At some point, you're likely to find these fall goodies around your home. Candy corn, chocolate eye balls, and a plethora of other orange, purple, and black delights abound this time of year. Get the best candies at Lagomarcino's, which is at 1422 5th Avenue in Moline.
10. Apple Cider from Rendleman Orchards
By the gallon, Illinoisans buy up this incredible drink by the hoards during this time of year. It tastes better than actual apples. You can get the best in the state at Rendleman's Orchard, which is located at 9680 State Route 127 N in Alto Pass.
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What other fall goodies from Illinois do you enjoy? Share your favorites with us!