19 Best Pumpkin Recipes

These 19 pumpkin recipes are all you need for the perfect fall season experience! Fall is my favorite time of the year- the weather is cool, and you get so many fresh and delicious pumpkins that you can transform into a million tasty dishes.

Whether you want fluffy bread for your morning tea or a hearty soup any time of the day, you can make them with some pumpkin and a few pantry staples. Plus, canned pumpkin puree also works incredibly well with some of the recipes on the list.

So, without further Ado, here are 19 pumpkin recipes you must try!

1. Pumpkin Pancakes

Fall mornings are incomplete without some of these fluffy pumpkin pancakes. Delicious and quick to make, these pancakes are excellent for everyone; they are gluten-free with zero refined sugars.

These pancakes are irresistible with almond flour and a host of warm ingredients. Use fresh or canned pumpkin puree, vanilla extract, and maple syrup for natural sweetness. Mix and cook each side for a specific time, and you’re done!

Serve with any toppings of your choice; fresh fruits, maple syrup, chopped pecans, chocolate chips, or whipped cream.

2. Pumpkin Pie

Nothing screams fall like a beautifully baked pumpkin pie. It’s moist, flavorful, and the perfect ending to every meal. The standard pumpkin pie is great, but you can always switch it up!

For this recipe, you have a light pumpkin pie with a layer of pecan streusel topping. The combination of pumpkin and pecans combined with the texture is insanely delicious. In the streusel topping, you have light brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, and other unique ingredients.

Serve with whipped cream, and you have a balanced equation of flavors.

3. Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage Butter

This cozy bowl of ravioli makes an excellent side or main dish for parties. It’s a 30-minute meal that is easy to make and features simple but incredible flavors.

For this dish, you need to make the sage butter separate before tossing your ravioli in it. While on low heat, the ravioli is flavored with spices like cloves, nutmeg, pepper, salt, and apple cider vinegar.

Serve with a sprinkle of manchego cheese, and enjoy!

4. Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Here’s one of the most savory recipes on the list. This bowl of hearty pumpkin soup is not only appealing to look at, but the flavors pack a punch.

For this creamy pumpkin soup, you need only simple ingredients- roasted pumpkins, coconut milk, and a host of spices. Roasting the pumpkins releases the flavor for a more delicious taste. It’s nutritious, comforting, and appropriate for any time of the day.

Depending on your preference, garnish with roasted chickpeas, lentils, pumpkin seeds, or peanuts for an additional crunch.

5. Pumpkin Spice Latte

Who wouldn’t love a hot, delicious drink during cold fall mornings? This pumpkin spice latte is super easy to make and the perfect way to start the day!

Made with fresh or canned pumpkin pie puree (ensure it says pumpkin puree on the can), it’s flavored with maple syrup for a mild sweetness. You could add vanilla extract for more flavor and oat or almond milk for a creamy finish.

Top with whipped cream and a dust of pumpkin pie spice as garnish.

6. Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

These fluffy goodies burst with cinnamon flavor and are great for chilly fall mornings. They are so easy to make and utterly delicious; no way anyone will say no to them.

Mix pumpkin puree, spice, and cinnamon in the dough before topping it with sweet icing. The icing is flavored with cinnamon, cream cheese, and maple syrup for a naturally sweet and tangy flavor. It’s so easy, yet so delicious!

You can make these treats the night before, and they’ll still taste amazing.

7. Pumpkin Flan

Whip up this creamy pumpkin flan and watch how your guests come back for more. With a custardy texture, this is one of the silkiest flans ever.

This decadent dessert features dark brown sugar, pumpkin puree, spice, and vanilla extract. You can add whisky to yours if it’s just for adults. You can serve this recipe as it is or with a chia whipped cream topping.

Every bite will always welcome a warm and delicious experience regardless of your choice.

8. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you love chocolate chip cookies, these delightful pumpkiny treats are right up your alley. Sweet, chewy, and soft, these are perfect for any party.

These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are bursting with pumpkin flavor and have a melt-in-your-mouth texture that makes them irresistible. But, of course, canned pumpkins also work for these delicious treats.

Serve with milk or your preferred beverage.

9. Pumpkin Spice Crumb Cake

Here’s another rich and flavorful dessert that you can add to your Thanksgiving feast. One thing that sets this pumpkin spice crumb cake apart from others is that each ingredient is excellently balanced.

Neither the pumpkin nor the spices are overpowering; each flavor layers on perfectly for a delicious finish. In addition, it has a tender crumby pecan topping that makes it even chewy and irresistible.

Like coffee cakes, this delightful treat is excellent for breakfast and brunch.

10. Pumpkin Scones

These tender pumpkin scones are tasty and quick to make. Everything about these treats is inviting; the texture, color, and taste are incredible.

It’s nearly impossible to get scones that are as moist, soft, and tasty as these. This is mainly because it doesn’t contain any cream since it uses pumpkin puree. With pumpkin icing and sugar glaze finishing, it’s insanely delicious.

11. Pumpkin Cheesecake

There’s nothing quite like a cheesecake’s light and fluffy texture; it incorporates creamy pumpkins, and it’s even more fantastic!

It is made with a graham cracker crust and a delicious filling flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, brown sugar, and other lovely elements. Pair this with a light whipped cream topping, and you have a winner!

A helpful tip when baking this cheesecake is to avoid overbaking and ensure you follow appropriate cooling instructions.

12. Pumpkin Muffins

Muffins are such a cute treat that packs a lot of flavors, and you’ll love this easy-to-follow recipe. These perfectly baked muffins are so soft and brimming with pumpkin flavor.

They are soft and crumbly and have a delicious and appealing brown sugar streusel topping. Plus, they are mildly sweet, which is excellent with the texture.

These handheld treats are convenient because they are quick to make and easy to pass around. So, whether you’re having a picnic or dinner, it’s a perfect addition.

13. Pumpkin Bread

You’ll swoon over this tasty pumpkin bread if you love banana bread. Flavored with delicious pumpkin puree, this fluffy goodness has a streusel topping and tastes divine.

It also features delicious, vegan-friendly ingredients such as maple syrup, vanilla extract, and brown sugar that elevate the taste. Talking about elevation, the streusel topping adds a lovely crunch to every bite of this soft and fluffy bread.

In addition, the sticky maple glaze makes it even tastier!

14. Pumpkin Mousse Pie

This no-bake pumpkin mousse pie is so light it melts in your mouth in seconds. It’s so creamy and quick to make; you’ll be done in less than 40 minutes.

All you need is a graham cracker crust, which you can make at home or purchase from a store. Make your filling with several ingredients- cream cheese, pumpkin puree, spices, heavy cream, and others. Place on the crust and refrigerate, preferably overnight.

Once it’s ready, serve with whipped cream as the topping and sprinkle some graham crackers crumbs as garnish.

15. Pumpkin Cupcakes

Just have a look at how cute and delicious these cupcakes are! They are light, moist, and bursting with pumpkin flavor; an excellent addition to any thanksgiving table.

Even though the cupcakes are so soft and appealing, what sells this treat is the brown butter cream cheese frosting. It is incredibly smooth and silky and complements the cupcakes’ mild but sweet taste.

None of the flavors are overpowering, which is fantastic after eating several savory dishes.

16. Roasted Garlic Pumpkin Hummus

Here’s the perfect appetizer to entertain your guests before the main meal. This savory dip is hearty, delicious, and has a kick that keeps you returning for more.

For this recipe, you can use leftover or fresh pumpkin. I love the rich color the turmeric adds to this dish but, most of all, how nutritious it is. Thanks to the chickpeas and other ingredients, it’s proteinous and filled with antioxidants.

Top with some cherry tomatoes and enjoy with rye bread.

17. Pumpkin Spice Creme Brulee

This pumpkin creme brulee is ultra smooth and with a custardy texture. But we both know the major attraction is the insanely delicious glassy layer of caramelized sugar.

Nothing compares to the distinct textures delivered to your taste buds with each bite. The sweet, crunchy topping melts against the soft custard filling. It’s an incredible experience!

Whip up this lovely dessert instead of the traditional thanksgiving desserts, and it’ll be the rave of the day.

18. Turkey Pumpkin Chilli

Nothing compares to this delicious and savory bowl of chili. Loaded with pieces of turkey, beans, and other vegetables, it’s hearty and flavorful.

This tasty chili is flavored with warm spices such as onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, coriander, chicken stock, and many others. The aroma will have you drooling before it’s ready.

You can always substitute turkey for chicken or ground beef.

19. Pumpkin Spice Truffles

Here’s a super indulgent and easy pumpkin recipe you need at your next party. Made with tasty pumpkin puree, these balls of goodness are covered in either white or dark chocolate as the finishing.

The insides are smooth and creamy, a welcomed contrast to the crumbly coat of chocolate on the outside. Bursting with warm flavors, it’s a fantastic treat for kids and adults.

A helpful tip is to make them a day before, allowing the pumpkin flavor to become more vibrant.

19 pumpkin recipes

19 pumpkin recipes

Recipe by Brenda

Celebrate fall season with these delicious pumpkin recipes! Your guests will have a blast.


  • Pumpkin Pancakes

  • Pumpkin Pie

  • Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage Butter

  • Roasted Pumpkin Soup

  • Pumpkin Spice Latte

  • Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

  • Pumpkin Flan

  • Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Pumpkin Spice Crumb Cake

  • Pumpkin Scones

  • Pumpkin Cheesecake

  • Pumpkin Muffins

  • Pumpkin Bread

  • Pumpkin Mousse Pie

  • Pumpkin Cupcakes

  • Roasted Garlic Pumpkin Hummus

  • Pumpkin Spice Creme Brulee

  • Turkey Pumpkin Chilli

  • Pumpkin Spice Truffles


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