20 BEST Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

The fall season is nearly here, and it’s the perfect time to try some delicious pumpkin dessert recipes. Everything about this time of the year is exciting- the cool weather, vibrant color transition, and tasty desserts!

Pumpkin has a delicious flavor that adds a nutty taste to roasted or spiced desserts and a sweet potato flavor when boiled. These pumpkin season desserts are distinct, but they have a few similarities- they are all tasty, inexpensive, and easy to prepare.

What is The Most Loved Dessert?

The most loved pumpkin dessert depends on your preference. But there are insanely tasty classics such as pumpkin pie, pumpkin Bundt cake, pumpkin spice latte, and many others.

With so many options, it can be challenging to make a choice (I always struggle with my final decision and end up making three desserts).

Here are some flavorful pumpkin desserts to make this fall.

Pumpkin Pie

Starting the list is the traditional homemade pumpkin pie. Nothing says Thanksgiving more than a tasty slice of this goodness. The smooth, moist filling works perfectly with flaky crust and pumpkin spice flavors.

All you need are some essential ingredients such as fresh pumpkin, eggs, corn starch, flour, and some others. Be careful not to overcook your pie, as it can cause cracks in the final dish.

Enjoy with whipped cream and topped with some pecans for a tasty crunch.

Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll

Anyone can make these delicious pumpkin cinnamon rolls because they are so easy! Soft and fluffy, these treats burst with pumpkin flavor and are excellent comfort food.

Each roll is packed with fresh pumpkin in the dough and layered with cozy fall spices. Add maple cream cheese icing as the topping, and you have a warm and sweet treat.

Serve this spicy dessert after breakfast for a blissful ending.

Pumpkin Cheesecake

This isn’t your regular cheesecake recipe- it’s filled with tasty and creamy pumpkin filling and finished with a spiced graham crackers crust.

Deliciously moist with a flaky crust, this pumpkin cheesecake features a generous amount of cream cheese, light and brown sugar, pumpkin puree, vanilla, and others. The result is an irresistible light and airy sponge cake.

For the final touch, serve with a dollop of whipped cream.

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Another fall dessert that tastes just as incredible as it looks is the pumpkin Bundt cake. The contrast between the smooth and thick pudding filling and the golden brown crumbly crust is impressive.

Topped with cream cheese frosting, it delivers a sweet, nutty flavor you cannot resist. Even though this option might seem a bit old-fashioned, it’s a classic because it’s excellent.

Serve a slice of this richly spiced cake, and your guests will cherish it.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

A lot of people love chocolate chip cookies; add pumpkin to your cookie dough, and you have a win! These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are chewy, fluffy, moist, and all-around perfection.

You need less than 20 minutes to make a batch of delicious pumpkin cookies quickly and easily. Then, prepare the dough, bake, allow to cool, and serve with a glass of milk.

Pumpkin Spice Cake

No dessert is as tasty and easy to prepare as a pumpkin spice cake. Moist, soft, and fluffy, this treat is a favorite for many households during fall.

Pumpkin pie spice is all you need to get it brimming with pumpkin flavor. The color and crumbly texture add to the delicious experience of each slice.

Top with some tasty cream cheese frosting.

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Whip up a batch of perfectly spiced muffins in only a few minutes with this tasty recipe. They are moist and have an excellent texture.

Canned pumpkins work great for these muffins. Add a host of spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, and you have an irresistibly cozy aroma alongside a delicious flavor.

Top with cream cheese frosting or dust granulated sugar all over the top.

Pumpkin Bread

If you enjoy banana bread, there’s no reason why you won’t fall in love with this savory pumpkin bread. Bursting with the sweet and nutty pumpkin flavors, you can use fresh or canned pumpkins for the method.

With a few ingredients, you can make a moist and tasty pumpkin bread unlike any other you’ve ever had. It’s quick and easy; plus, you don’t have to worry about picky eaters.

Everyone will thank you for this versatile dessert once they’re done.

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Sometimes, your pumpkin dessert can be a drink, and this homemade pumpkin spice latte recipe is all you need. It’s yummy, creamy, and refreshing!

Forget about Starbucks; they may taste great, but this alternative is just as good or even better. Pumpkin puree, vanilla extract, pumpkin spice, and other ingredients come together for this tasty beverage.

Serve hot or cold and topped with whipped cream.

Pumpkin Spice Icecream

Satisfy your sweet cravings with a few scoops of pumpkin spice ice cream. They’re super easy to make, creamy, and delicious.

This method elevates the taste of pumpkin spice latte and delivers a refreshing experience to your taste buds. It features a few spices- cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger, and it tastes incredible!

Serve with your favorite cookie crumbled all over the top.

Pumpkin Meringue Pie

If you’re tired of pumpkin pie, meringue pie with pumpkin is an excellent alternative. Thanks to the airy meringue topping, you can consider this an upgrade to your standard pumpkin pie.

This artistic feature is more than aesthetically pleasing; it also improves the taste. The meringue topping is a light texture and mild vanilla flavor pair excellently with the vibrant pumpkin flavor.

It’s insanely delicious!

Pumpkin Pie Bars

These pie bars are second to none for a quick and tasty pumpkin dessert. They are easy and quick to prepare, thick, and moist.

These crumb bars start with a velvety smooth pumpkin filling and finish with a crunchy cinnamon crust. Working your way through both textures and flavors is everything.

Enjoy it as it is or with a dollop of whipped cream.

Pumpkin Blondies

Blondies are the blonde versions of brownies, and they taste so good! They are chewy, thick, and moist, like brownies, but they are lighter.

These pumpkin blondies are sweet, soft, and cakey. They are super easy to make, and you can get creative with what you mix in them. Chocolate chips/chunks, walnuts, and so many others are great choices.

Pumpkin Custard

This delicious custard will satisfy your cravings quickly. Pumpkin rich and creamy, it’s undoubtedly one of the tastiest puddings you’ve ever tried.

It takes less time to make this dessert than others on the list. Serve either warm or cold, and you will have a wonderful experience!

For toppings, pecans add a nice crunch, and you can also include spices for a more pungent taste.


Pumpkin Tiramisu Cake

Here’s a tasty pumpkin dessert that leaves a memorable taste in everyone’s taste buds. Light, fluffy, and insanely delicious, you can’t get enough.

Each layer of cake is separated by mildly delicious maple-mascarpone cream. This addition works excellently with the soft and crumbly texture of the cake while elevating the taste.

Enjoy this tasty treat with toasted hazelnuts for an extra bite.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

If you love brownies, here’s an easy fall pumpkin dessert that you can prepare quickly. They are sweet, fudgy, and have the right balance of spice.

Each decadent square contains a delightful combination of spices; cinnamon, nutmeg, and cream cheese, for a soft finish. I promise your family will enjoy this tasty treat.

Serve warm or cold; it doesn’t matter because they always taste amazing!

Pumpkin Butter S’mores

Add a creamy twist to your regular S’mores with this scrumptious method. Each memorable bite tastes incredible and is made with pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, and some milk chocolate.

Apple juice gives this easy treat a tangy citrus flavor, while graham crackers add crunch and tie every ingredient together. And don’t forget the toasted marshmallow for a nutty taste.

Serve this to kids, and you can be sure of smiling faces.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles

These delightful truffles are unlike any other you’ve had in the past. It tastes incredibly yummy and is filled with gingersnap crumbs, smooth cream cheese, and pumpkin pie spice.

Do you know what takes it to the next level? These cute truffles are dipped in white chocolate! Sprinkle more gingersnap crumbs, and you have a creamy ball of goodness.

Serve these cute desserts, cool or warm.

Pumpkin Pudding Cake

A list of fall desserts is incomplete without a pudding cake. This decadent pudding cake needs only six ingredients, a bowl, and a baking dish, and it will be ready.

This tasty pudding is easy to make with a similar method to pumpkin pie. Mix the ingredients, bake, and serve! Enjoy with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Pumpkin Spice Latte Macarons

Macarons are not the dessert you expect at a Thanksgiving or fall-themed party, but they are a welcome surprise.

These minion cakes are just as moist, soft, and tasty as every other dessert on the list. Filled with warm spices and creamy buttercream in the middle, it’s a perfect ending to every meal.

20 pumpkin dessert recipes

20 pumpkin dessert recipes

Recipe by Brenda

If you’re searching for the best fall-themed treats, try one of these scrumptious pumpkin dessert recipes!


  • Pumpkin Pie

  • Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll

  • Pumpkin Cheesecake

  • Pumpkin Bundt Cake

  • Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Pumpkin Spice Cake

  • Pumpkin Spice Muffins

  • Pumpkin Bread

  • Pumpkin Spice lattes

  • Pumpkin Spice Ice cream

  • Pumpkin Meringue Cake

  • Pumpkin Pie Bars

  • Pumpkin Custard

  • Pumpkin Blondies

  • Pumpkin Tiramisu Cake

  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

  • Pumpkin Butter S’mores

  • Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles

  • Pumpkin Pudding Cake

  • Pumpkin Spice Latte Macarons


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