Savory Fall Dinner Party Sauces & Spreads

When it comes to fall dishes, the opportunities are endless, and we love to get creative! Whether you enjoy sweet over salty, these savory sauces and spreads will surely add an unexpected twist to your dinner party dish.

Fall makes way for pumpkin and apple season, cinnamon and other yummy spices, cider and much more. When hosting a dinner party this year, skip the complicated dinner and serve a few mini bites for your guests. Slather your dishes in spreads and jams that taste like your favorite pie or have a more savory bite. Place them between mini sandwiches or serve them as dips that guests can dive into with veggies or toast.


  • This coffee infused bbq sauce from How Sweet Eats is a tangy, sweet way to slather up your chicken for a dinner or tailgate party this fall. With a subtle hint of coffee and spices, it's a sauce that packs big flavor.

  • Whenever I hear fig and balsamic in the same sentence, I'm hoping the word brie will follow. The Gingersnap Girl made this jam that was definitely meant for toastadas with cheese or spread in the middle of mini party sandwiches.

  • Layered on toast or served in a bowl as a festive dip, this pumpkin pie spread is the easiest way to enjoy that slice of fall pie, without the added prep work in the kitchen!

  • A salty and smoky bacon chutney combined with the sweetness of plums make for an amazing combo for your taste buds. Serve over a pork chop or in a mini grilled cheese sandwich for an added boost of flavor.

  • This coconut apple butter spread with a hint of maple seems like it could be slathered on anything this fall. Family Fresh Cooking roasts her apples first to give them a soft texture that's perfect for blending. It's vegan too!

  • If you're looking for an easy, savory party spread, this sun-dried tomato and white bean recipe might just be it. Serve with veggies or thick pieces of olive loaf!

  • You may think peaches are just a summer fruit, but this peach jam with honey and vanilla can turn your typical pork or turkey dish into a subtle and sweet dish.

  • Peanut butter is a kitchen staple year round, but this fall-spiced homemade recipe adds a fun autumn twist. A great addition for a peanut butter pie or homemade PB buttercream, the combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger can infuse fall into any dessert.

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