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44 Unique Fall Pumpkin Recipes

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With the bright colors and sharp air of autumn comes pumpkin spice, pumpkin patches, and pumpkin recipes!  We’ve collected 44 unique recipes made with pumpkin to help you feel cozy and warm in the brisk fall weather.

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Amazingly Delicious Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These delicious pumpkin chocolate chip cookies make for a perfect dessert or treat in the cooler months of autumn and winter!  If you like pumpkin pie and chocolate, you’ll love these cookies!  They taste great either hot from the oven or even cold from the refrigerator.

Mother-In-Law-Approved Pumpkin Spring Rolls (Zero White Sugar, Gluten Free)

These gluten free pumpkin spring rolls are some of my favorite gluten free desserts. They are very easy to make, super delicious, and healthy! These flourless desserts supply us with healthy fats, complex carbs, fiber rich fruits, and lots of vitamins and minerals! This is a perfect post workout snack to nourish and energize your body! You have to try this yummy gluten free food asap!

Easy Fall Pumpkin Cake Pops

Pumpkin cake works really well with this cake pop method, because it is so moist, I only had to use a little bit of frosting to make the pops. I love how the pumpkin flavor really stands out in these bite-sized goodies.

Cheesy Pumpkin Chipotle Corn Grits With Garlic Roasted Veggies (Gluten-Free)

A warm, hearty, and nourishing bowl of grits (polenta) chock full of pumpkin, chipotle peppers, and sharp cheddar cheese. This beautiful gluten-free vegetarian dish is topped off with tender and nutritious garlic roasted vegetables. A perfect autumn meal!

Recipe for How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Making pumpkin puree for all of your favorite pumpkin recipe is easier than you may think. Follow this easy step-by-step and you’ll have a good supply that will last you a while!

Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats

A warm, filling breakfast for chilly fall mornings. You can make this recipe on the stove top or in your Instant Pot. It’s the perfect fall pumpkin recipe!

Mini Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffin Bites (Vegan, Allergy-Free)

Seasonal baking that’s healthy and delicious! Mini Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffin Bites! An easy, vegan, top 8 allergy-free recipe that’s kid-friendly, perfect for breakfast, snacking, or dessert! Bite-sized mini muffins at their best!

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Layer Brownies (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

Where pumpkin, peanut, and chocolate combine! Pumpkin Peanut Butter Layer Brownies will make you rethink your definition of brownie. These gluten-free and vegan brownies are the healthiest of holiday indulgences, you won’t have to stop at one!

Soft & Grainless Pumpkin Spice Latte Cookies

Soft and pillowy cookies, healthier (and better) than a drinkable pumpkin spice latte. These pumpkin spice latte cookies are free from the top 8 allergencs, gluten-free, vegan, and paleo. You’ll be sure to get a dose of real pumpkin here!

Easy Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili Recipe

Slow cooker chili is so quick and easy to throw together and I always make a big batch so that there are leftovers for lunches. The addition of pumpkin to this chili recipe gives it a rich, unique flavour that is perfect for a chilly fall day and adds some extra nutrition too.

Chewy Pumpkin White Chocolate Chip Cookies

A Fall favorite dessert in our house, these Chewy Pumpkin White Chocolate Chip Cookies give a whole new life to the once only “cakey” cookie. They are a must have Fall treat! It’s the perfect fall pumpkin recipe!

Pumpkin Crumb Muffins

Moist, lightly-spiced Pumpkin Muffins topped with a brown sugar crumble and a drizzle of cinnamon icing. It’s the perfect fall pumpkin recipe!

Easy Jack-O’-Lantern Waffles Recipe

A fun fall breakfast, this Jack-O’-Lantern Waffles Recipe is easy to make and delicious! Your kids (and you) will start the day with a smile when you enjoy this sweet and charming morning repast.

Easy Crustless Pumpkin Pie Recipe

If you are looking for a fabulous pumpkin pie recipe without a crust, you will enjoy this amazing variation of a traditional pumpkin pie recipe. Crustless pies are all the rage – same great pie taste, fewer calories and carbs by foregoing the crust. Crustless pies are easy enough to make using a springform pan, just read the step by step crustless pumpkin pie recipe I am sharing below to make your own terrific crustless pumpkin pie!

Savory Pumpkin Casserole Recipe with Herbs

This Pumpkin Casserole is an easy side dish that’s perfect during Fall gatherings. It’s low carb and gluten-free  . A simple savory pumpkin casserole recipe. It’s easy to prepare with canned puree and makes a wonderful side dish to holiday meals. It’s the perfect fall pumpkin recipe!

Pumpkin Spice Cookies – Gluten Free and Vegan

Pumpkin spice should have its own month. You know… one month of celebrating all things pumpkin spice. Like these pumpkin spice cookies. They are gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and vegan. Top them with some vegan icing and HELLO! It’s autumn. Doing a happy dance in your mouth.

Buckwheat Pumpkin Pancakes – Gluten Free and Vegan

Pancakes are the ultimate comfort food. They are also a lot of fun to eat. Pumpkin pancakes – do they get any better? How about these Buckwheat Pumpkin Pancakes which are both gluten-free and vegan. It’s breakfast perfection.

Low Carb Pumpkin Cheesecake Pancakes

Low Carb Pumpkin Cheesecake Pancakes are light and airy. Hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice and cloves are a great start to the fall festivities. It’s the perfect fall pumpkin recipe!

Instant Pot Pumpkin Bundt Cake w/Butterscotch

Instant Pot Pumpkin Bundt Cake w/Butterscotch is light airy and fluffy recipe. Turn a box cake into a homemade and festive holiday bundt cake using your pressure cooker.

Pomegranate Pumpkin Bread

Combine two of fall’s best flavors with this easy quick bread recipe: Pomegranate Pumpkin Bread!  This Pomegranate Pumpkin Bread blends seasonal flavors for a unique treat.

Don’t be intimidated by the pomegranate. If you shy away from pomegranate due to the sheer amount of work involved in getting those juicy little seeds out, don’t despair. Check out this YouTube video on how to seed a pomegranate and you’ll have your seeds ready to go in two minutes. Now savor that victorious feeling of outsmarting the Rubik’s cube of fruits. You did it!

Creamy and Comforting Pumpkin Soup

When most people hear “pumpkin soup” they think “blah”…at least until they’ve tried it. This recipe from Foodal will prove the naysayers wrong and you’re friends and family will love it!

The entire family loved this creamy recipe. It became an instant success and a huge favorite for both the grownups and the kids.  It works better as side dish rather than the main meal for most families, but if you aren’t the typical American who must have meat with each meal this could be the primary course.

For a vegetarian version, swap out the chicken stock for vegetable. You might also like to try experimenting with cashew cream to replace the dairy for a vegan option.

Pasta with Pumpkin Sage Cream Sauce

Pasta? Pumpkin? Sage? Ya betcha. Add in some cream and you’ve got something that will cause arguments about the leftovers. Try this lovely Pasta with Pumking Sage Cream Sauce at your next family gathering and your family will think you’re TV show chef.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Hummus (Vegan, Gluten Free}

Make the savoury Instant Pot Pumpkin Hummus with this no soak chickpeas recipe! With just a few pantry ingredients, you can easily make this spiced pumpkin hummus that is high in protein and healthy. Serve it up as a Fall or Thanksgiving appetizer, dip, or snack. Also great for meal prep, adding to salads, wraps and aaaaaaaaaall the sandwiches.

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Bread Pudding

This incredibly easy Slow Cooker Bread Pudding recipe has been upgraded to a Slow Cooker Pumpkin Bread Pudding with lots and lots of pecans. Easy to make and perfect for breakfast, dessert and to use up your leftover pumpkin puree.

Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes (Keto, Low-Carb, Gluten-Free)

Light and fluffy pumpkin pancakes are the perfect fall breakfast, topped with your favorite sugar-free maple syrup!  This is an updated version that packs more pumpkin flavor, uses almond flour and oat fiber (see note below) and heavy cream instead of cream cheese.

Pumpkin Cupcakes (Keto, Low-Carb, Gluten-Free)

Moist and delicious cupcakes that taste like pumpkin pie with a vanilla cream cheese frosting! It’s the perfect fall pumpkin recipe!

Pumpkin pie in a cupcake, these are irresistible! Top them with a smooth and creamy Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting! These Pumpkin Cupcakes are an easy to make Low Carb dessert.

Pumpkin Mug Cake

A quick and easy microwave pumpkin mug cake. Topped with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick, this is the ultimate simple fall dessert!

15 Minute Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup Recipe

A twist on the good old pumpkin soup recipe, this Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup is bursting with amazing flavors, and can be on the table in less than 15 minutes. Made with homemade pumpkin puree, creamy coconut milk and a healthy dose of Thai red curry, this is the ultimate Fall comfort food that you need in your life!

Pumpkin Pie Bars with Shortbread Crust

These Pumpkin Pie Bars are perfectly creamy and packed full of that holiday flavor. Pumpkin pie filling is poured over a fresh baked shortbread crust baked and topped with the most amazing caramelized pecan sauce – these pumpkin bars are AMAZING!

No-Bake Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Eclair

This No-Bake Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Eclair is very easy to make and a pretty fool proof recipe. When the leaves start turning and the air turns crisp and everyone is gearing up for apple picking and bomb fires, this recipe hits the spot!

So hurry on up to the store and grab the ingredients and your family will love you for making your very own pumpkin spice chocolate eclair.

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies – Gluten Free and Vegan

Pumpkin spice should have its own month. You know… one month of celebrating all things pumpkin spice. Like these pumpkin spice cookies. They are gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and vegan. Top them with some vegan icing and HELLO! It’s autumn. Doing a happy dance in your mouth. Get the recipe…

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Pumpkin Dump Cake

This pumpkin dump cake is a great twist on the classic, old-fashioned pumpkin pie. It’s easy to make and comes together quickly to offer a crowd-pleasing, decadent dessert that is the best served warm and bubbly with whipped cream on top.

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No Bake Pumpkin Pie Truffles for Fall

Why bother baking a pie when you can make these delicious bite-sized pumpkin pie truffles instead? No baking required!

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Butterscotch Pumpkin Bread

This soft and moist butterscotch pumpkin bread is bursting with sweet morsels of butterscotch and pumpkin spice flavor! It has all the best flavors of fall packed into a warm and cozy tasting bread.

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Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake

This pumpkin spice coffee cake is soft, moist and topped with a crunchy crumb topping. It’s packed with pumpkin flavor and fall spices. It’s easy to prepare and beautiful to serve.

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Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats Recipe

Usher in the fall season or really anytime you want to enjoy the tastes of fall with this tasty Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats Recipe.  Pumpkin Pie spice combined with gluten free rolled oats, pumpkin puree and some Greek yogurt for a little added protein.

Delicious warmed or straight out of the fridge this recipe is sure to make you feel like you are indulging in a big ol’ piece of pumpkin pie for breakfast. This recipe keeps you feeling full so you aren’t looking for the actual pumpkin pie hiding in the fridge.

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Crunchy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds (Low Carb/Keto)

Crunchy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds are a perfect snack and add just the right crunch to a Fall salad like spinach and cranberry for Thanksgiving dinner.

Roasting pumpkin seeds is a Fall family tradition for many people. Try this delicious recipe – it’ll become a Fall tradition for your family, too!

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Pumpkin Spice Sweet and Salty Snack Mix Recipe

Snack mix recipes are great to have for so many reasons. Fall hikes, after-school munchies, afternoon pick-me-up fuel, or just because snack mix is delicious and fun to eat. We have a pumpkin spice sweet and salty snack mix that’s perfect for fall.

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Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Chip cookies {gluten-free}

Technically fall is upon us. Trees are putting on a dazzling show of brilliant color changes. Apple trees are burgeoning with fruit. October lays in wait next week. It’s time to release the pumpkin recipes!

These cookies taste like fall. Moist, cakey cookies with just the right amount of spice and pumpkin. Not too sweet but sweet enough that you should find a hiding place so they don’t disappear in the blink of an eye!

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Cranberry Walnut Pumpkin Spice Bread

This Cranberry Walnut Pumpkin Spice Bread is simple to make and a great way to welcome the fall season!  And because this bread is so simple, it makes a great gift.

This Cranberry Walnut Pumpkin Spice Bread is very simple and quick to make, it just has an hour long baking time. While in the oven, the smell from the bread makes your entire house smell like fall.

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Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Cream Cheese Glaze

Homemade cinnamon rolls are just special. There is something about homemade rolls, filling the house with their heavenly smell, that cannot be beat. These Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Cream Cheese Glaze are perfect for autumn – make them as often as you can to fully enjoy this time of year!

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Pumpkin Spice Butterscotch Tart

The holidays are coming! And that means your crazy busy, on-the-go life is going to get even busier! This is when you need to rely on recipes that are fast and easy without sacrificing flavor like this Pumpkin Spice Butterscotch Tart! Schedules are hectic enough between work, school, events, activities, and more, so having something delicious, fast, and easy to rely on is a life saver!

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Caramel Apple Pumpkin Pie Recipe

This Caramel Apple Pumpkin Pie screams fall and has all you love in both traditional recipes!  It has no crust but doesn’t need it. Yes, this is a crustless pumpkin pie. Topped with some ice cream and caramel sauce, it is pretty much to die for.

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Weight Watchers Fall Pumpkin Fluff Recipe

Weight Watchers Pumpkin Fluff recipe is a classic Weight Watchers recipe that you will love serving at your holiday table. This recipe is low in calories and fat while high in pumpkin pie flavor.

A mixture of sugar free fat free pudding mix, skim milk, pumpkin, and cool whip, this tastes like a super-creamy pumpkin pie filling.

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Fall Maple Leaf Pumpkin Pie Pops

Looking for a kid-friendly fall treat to make with pie crust? These pumpkin pie pops are so easy and fun to eat! Make them for your holiday gatherings!

These tasty and easy pumpkin pie pops are so easy to make and a great way to use up an extra pie crust from your holiday baking.

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Patricia Turk September 9, 2019 - 3:18 pm

Wow! Those Maple leaf pops look so cool! Can’t wait to try those this fall

Natalie - Katarina's Paperie September 11, 2019 - 1:07 pm

These recipes look delicious! Not sure which one to choose first. Saved for later, so I can reference it during pumpkin season in a couple of weeks.

LaZiaRo September 12, 2019 - 7:24 am

So many idea!!! I ABSOLUTELY love pumpkin. One of my favourite, it’s the super simple “cut it in pieces and put it in the oven with salt and rosemary (maybe with other veggies like potatoes or sweet potatos or carrots…). Simple, fast and tasty!!! 😀

Ale @ Elote Sisters September 12, 2019 - 10:04 am

Ah! So many different ideas! This is great to get me started planning my all my fall dishes 😀


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