25 Pumpkin Recipes to Try this Fall
Here are 25 of my favorite pumpkin recipes to make during the fall.
I thought that I should probably confess a little something. Pumpkin recipes get me a little excited.
A few weeks ago when I first spotted canned pumpkin in the grocery store I knew it was time to start fall baking. It was starting to feel like fall and I was ready to start making some of our family’s favorite pumpkin recipes.
That excitement lead me to do something I never before thought that I was capable of doing: HOARDING.
I cleared the entire shelf of canned pumpkin puree with great plans to get down to business as soon as we returned home from our errands.
Logan broke me from my daydream of pumpkin recipes and a fully stocked pantry with an innocent question: “Mom, isn’t that enough?”
Feeling a little embarrassed as I realized that I had repeatedly been adding can after can to my cart I quickly responded to him.
“Well, you and Madeline really like pumpkin muffins and pumpkin cinnamon rolls.”
Hopefully that would steer any curious onlookers away and back to their own shopping.
Honestly though, I have lots of recipes I want to try. I’ve been pinning like mad all the delicious pumpkin treats and savory dishes that have struck my fancy, along with a few family favorites for good measure.
So, if like me, you have a pumpkin hoarding problem you now have a very good excuse.
I’ve just compiled 25 of my very favorite Pumpkin Recipes for you to try this fall!
Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls are the perfect fall treat – pumpkin spice dough is rolled with plenty of cinnamon and sugar, and then slathered in cream cheese frosting.
In the fall, I’m all about the pumpkin recipes, and these Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls are absolutely sinful.
Forget just eating one. Say goodbye to your diet and hello to indulgence. This will be your new favorite breakfast treat.
Click HERE to save this recipe for Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls to Pinterest!
Pumpkin Black Bean Turkey Chili
This Pumpkin Black Bean Turkey Chili is a thick, rich chili that is a little less on the tomato-y side.
The best chili recipes are all about layered flavors – from the carefully sautéed onions and garlic, the blend of chili seasonings, the browned meat, the tender beans, to the rich and thick tomato base.
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Pumpkin Chai Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
Celebrate fall with these easy to make Pumpkin Chai Chocolate Chip Granola Bars featuring oats, real pumpkin puree, chai spices, mini chocolate chips and pepitas.
This granola bar recipe is super simple and a great way to start teaching kids kitchen skills like proper measuring techniques. Plus, it is the perfect yummy snack to get kids excited about wanting to help out in the kitchen. I think it provides a great balance of healthy ingredients along with a little something to satisfy a sweet tooth.
Click HERE to save this recipe for Pumpkin Chai Chocolate Chip Granola Bars to Pinterest!
Pumpkin Spiced Salted Caramel Sauce with Real Pumpkin
Pumpkin Spice Salted Caramel Sauce with Real Pumpkin is so easy to make at home. It is over the top good thanks to the addition of real pumpkin puree and plenty of pumpkin pie spices.
Originally I was just going to add some fall spices, like cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg to my regular caramel recipe.
Then, I thought – what if I actually added some real pumpkin puree, not just the spices, to this caramel sauce. That would be amazing! And it turned out as amazing as I thought it would.
Click HERE to save this recipe for Pumpkin Spiced Salted Caramel Sauce with Real Pumpkin to Pinterest!
Pumpkin Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie
This Pumpkin Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie is the perfect way to celebrate fall with your kids! It is easy to prepare, super healthy and full of all your favorite fall spices. What isn’t to love about a smoothie recipe that tastes like pumpkin pie?
TIP: Learn How to Prep Make Ahead Smoothies so you can stash extra in the freezer.
Click HERE to save this recipe for Pumpkin Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothies to Pinterest!
Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins
These Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins offer a fun fall take on the traditional Cornbread Muffin.
Infused with real pumpkin puree, brown sugar, and fall spices, these Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins are the perfect contrast to a bowl of savory chili. And leftovers are guaranteed awesome for breakfast.
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Easy Pumpkin Pudding
This Easy Pumpkin Pudding is the perfect way to celebrate fall with your kids!
It is easy to prepare, super creamy and full of all your favorite fall spices. It is made by blending a few pantry ingredients together and creates a spectacular autumn treat! What isn’t to love about this recipe?
The Blendtec Blender is my absolute favorite blender and makes preparing this recipe for Easy Pumpkin Pudding a breeze!
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No Churn Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream with Pumpkin Caramel and Gingersnaps
No Churn Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream is swirled with layers of Pumpkin Caramel and Crunchy Gingersnaps for the perfect fall ice cream recipe!
No Churn Ice Cream is also super simple to make and it stays so creamy and fluffy and no ice cream maker is needed!
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Dark Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies
This Dark Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookie recipe is a tried and true favorite. It is a family recipe, passed along from kitchen to kitchen, that has only improved with time.
When you use a high quality pumpkin puree (I like to use homemade pumpkin puree, but in a pinch you can’t beat canned pumpkin!) and some good dark chocolate, these Dark Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies are a perfect Autumn treat.
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Whipped Pumpkin Cream Cheese
We using Whipped Pumpkin Cream Cheese to spread on toasted bagels for breakfast and to dip gingersnaps into.
It was definitely a great way to get that little bit of extra pumpkin puree used up quickly!
If, like me, you often find yourself with leftover pumpkin puree in the refrigerator this time of year, be sure to check out 8 more ways to use up leftover pumpkin puree!
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Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Walnuts
This recipe for Harvest Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Walnuts and Blue Cheese is AMAZING. And incredibly quick to prepare. Dinner will be done and on the table within just a little over 30 minutes.
If you’d like leftovers or want to stash some in the freezer, plan on doubling the recipe. Served with a slice of crusty bread (like Rustic Rosemary Garlic Bread) this is a pretty filling meal.
This would be a great soup for any Autumn evening, but I think it would be a nice, unexpected starter or side for Thanksgiving as well.
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Easy Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte
Easy Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte, featuring real pumpkin, can be whipped up in just a few minutes for you to enjoy and warm up with this fall.
Pumpkin Spice Chai Lattes are super simple to whip up at home. Serve them hot or cold depending on your taste preferences. For an Iced Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte, allow the mixture to cool to room temperature, then pour over ice in a glass.
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Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake
This Cheesecake has real pumpkin puree and plenty of pumpkin pie spices. Add chocolate in, and it is perfection thanks to the chocolate crust and generous pour of chocolate ganache over the pumpkin cheesecake.
This recipe is a winner all around and has even graced our Thanksgiving dessert table a few times
Check out my 4 Tips for the Perfect Cheesecake!
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie S'mores
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie S’mores combine two of our family’s fall favorites – pumpkin cookies and roasted marshmallows for a tasty Halloween treat!
These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie S'mores are perfect if you aren't quite ready to give up summer yet! A little bit of fall and a little bit of summer taste so great together!
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Pumpkin Creme Caramel
The combination of fall spices, sweet, creamy pumpkin, and a carmel-y topping in this recipe for Pumpkin Creme Caramel received a unanimous “yes” in our book.
This is a super simple pumpkin recipe! Your blender, and possibly your kids, will do most of the work for you. Aside from making the caramel sugar and putting the final recipe together before baking it, this recipe is simple enough that my kids could do the preparation themselves.
Click HERE to save this recipe for Pumpkin Creme Caramel to Pinterest!
Pumpkin Sugar Cookie Bars
These Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookie Bars feature a sugar cookie bar with real pumpkin and plenty of pumpkin pie spices added to the mix. They're baked in a sheet, cooled, then cut and frosted with cinnamon butter cream.
Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookie Bars are such a fun cookie bar to make and eat. The whole family loves them and are already asking when we can make them again. So much easier than rolling out sugar cookie cut out dough!
For extra cuteness, cut them out with a Pumpkin Cookie Cutter after they've baked. Then, use the extra scraps to mix into vanilla ice cream.
Click HERE to save these Pumpkin Sugar Cookie Bars to Pinterest!
Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Pots
These No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Pots would be a great addition to the fall table for dessert. Maybe something new to try this year for Thanksgiving. We always like to add one or two new recipes to our usual Thanksgiving Menu.
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Pumpkin Pie with Caramel Pecan Topping
This recipe for Pumpkin Pie with Caramel Pecan Topping is our family’s tried and true pumpkin pie recipe that makes it onto the menu year after year.
Traditional Pumpkin Pie is topped with a delicious brown sugar pecan mixture for a tasty crunchy topping to everyone's favorite fall pie.
Be sure to check out my All Butter Pie Crust - Perfect Pie Crust Recipe!
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Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal
This Pumpkin Pie in oatmeal form is both a delicious treat and healthy breakfast!
I like oatmeal with lots of flavor and preferably a mixture of textures. I like it even more when it tastes like dessert. This recipe definitely fits those requirements.
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Easy Pumpkin Custard
When I'm craving something pumpkin, I love this recipe for Easy Pumpkin Custard because it comes together so simply. And I love that it is a silky smooth custard, almost like a pie filling, but without all the work of a pumpkin pie!
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Pumpkin Pie Truffles
Pumpkin and chocolate come together again in these Pumpkin Pie Truffles!
These Pumpkin Pie Truffles are turning Classic Pumpkin Pie into something bite sized and giving you a new way to look at tradition and pumpkin as a whole!
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Pumpkin Spice White Hot Chocolate
Pumpkin Spice White Hot Chocolate is a tasty fall themed take on hot chocolate. Plenty of pumpkin pie spice, real pumpkin, and white chocolate. Top it off with whipped cream and a sprinkling of nutmeg for a perfect presentation!
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Multi-Grain Pumpkin Cranberry Bread
Want to experiment with Grinding Your Own Flours and Using Whole Grains? This recipe for Multi-Grain Pumpkin Cranberry Bread is a great place to start!
This recipe features white whole wheat, spelt, barley, and oat flours!
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Orange Spice Pumpkin Muffins with Pecan Streusel
I make these Orange Spice Pumpkin Muffins with Pecan Streusel a few times every fall and they never last long in our house. Madeline loves the sweet, crunchy topping. Of course, what kid wouldn’t? But I’m a big fan of the whole package deal.
Want your muffins to be uniform in size? Check out this trick for filling muffin tins.
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Cranberry Pecan Pumpkin Tart
This recipe is classic pumpkin pie turned pumpkin tart, then topped with a sweet and tangy brown sugar pecan cranberry topping.
Several years ago, I took my very favorite Pumpkin Pie with Caramel Pecan Topping and switched it up a bit. At first I was just going to bake it as a tart instead of pie, but at the last minute I decided to add some fresh cranberries to the topping.
Click HERE to save this Cranberry Pecan Pumpkin Tart to Pinterest!
What pumpkin recipes are you looking forward to this fall?
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