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55 Pumpkin Recipes to Make this Fall 2020

It’s no surprise that anything pumpkin flavored is the hit of Fall. Can you really blame it? Pumpkin is healthy, flavorful, and honestly, takes amazing and delicious in a number of different types of dishes. From breakfast to dessert, it’s possible to find dishes that are packed full of that pumpkin flavor that we’ve all come to love and adore.

Get the thought out of your head that pumpkin can only be for certain food items. If you want to eat a pumpkin flavored cheeseburger, make it happen! There are so many great flavors and recipes out there that it’s literally possible to eat anything pumpkin that you want!

Make creative cooking fun again with these amazing pumpkin recipes. You’ll love having all the options and your taste buds will be so happy as well!

The next time that you think that you want to add a dash of pumpkin to your dish, make it happen. Pumpkin is one of those versatile flavors that tend to complement meats, veggies and almost anything else. How many other foods can you think of that can be a main dish, a side dish, and even a dessert as well? More than likely, not too many!

So many people tend to think that eating pumpkin can only happen during the Fall and Winter months of the year. Boy, are they wrong! Pumpkin can, and should be eaten all year long! Whether you prefer to eat it fresh, or pop open a can, the option on how you want to eat it is totally up to you.

Cooking a fresh pumpkin can definitely add a few steps and some more time to your process, but the taste is truly out of this world. Have you ever had a fresh pumpkin that you’ve cooked and eaten that wasn’t immediately made into a pumpkin pie? Think outside the box and use those pumpkin guts to create one of these amazing recipes that everyone will love.

And if you happen to have too much pumpkin and don’t know how you can use it all up, don’t worry. Pumpkin can be cooked and frozen to use later. That’s one of the great things about pumpkin. You don’t have to use it all up the second that you cook it. While you may as well cook up as much as you can to be efficient, you can save some of it for later use when that craving may hit you again.

Check out my awesome collection of pumpkin recipes for each and every meal and start planning your next pumpkin feast without forgetting to try my Homemade Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte!

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Before jumping into the list of recipes, do you want to “Pumpkin Up” your game this fall? Check out this list of pumpkin-inspired items!

50 Amazing Recipes with Pumpkin

Start working your way down this list of pumpkin recipes. You’ll be so glad that you have all these amazing options to choose from.

1. Pumpkin baked oatmeal

Soft and delicious pumpkin baked oatmeal with a maple cream cheese swirl. This is a hearty fall breakfast that is packed with the good stuff and will remind you of your favorite pumpkin roll cake. Get the recipe.

2. Pumpkin Ice Cream

Have your pumpkin in a healthy ice cream form! This dairy-free, healthy frozen treat is a great way to use ripe bananas and get your pumpkin fix! Get the recipe.

3. Vegan pumpkin pie tarts

These no-bake vegan pumpkin pie tarts are easy to make with just a few ingredients and make the perfect Fall dessert, holiday treat, or alternative to pumpkin pie. Get the recipe.

4. Pumpkin spice ice cream

This pumpkin spice ice cream takes the flavours of pumpkin spice latte and elevates it to a whole new level. Who knew pumpkin could taste this good? Get the recipe.

5. Pumpkin delights

This Homemade Little Debbie Pumpkin Delights recipe is a copycat version of the seasonal treat you know and love! A healthier gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-free recipe for the soft pumpkin spiced cookies with a spooky carved face and stuffed with pumpkin butter filling! A dessert that tastes like pumpkin pie but you don’t have to wait for its limited-edition arrival! Get the recipe.

6. Gluten-free pumpkin scones

These soft and tender Gluten-Free Pumpkin Scones are vegan, allergy-free, perfectly spiced with fall flavors, lightly topped with icing, and a maple pumpkin spice drizzle! These easy homemade scones are a healthy Starbucks copycat recipe that’s packed with real pumpkin and perfect for breakfast or dessert right at home! Get the recipe.

7. Pumpkin spice muffins

These pumpkin spice muffins are the perfect vegan Autumnal bake. Packed with spice, not too sweet, and ready in just 35 minutes! Get the recipe.

8. Chocolate chip pumpkin muffin

Looking for a pumpkin recipe your kids will love? These chocolate chip pumpkin muffins are delicious, healthy, and can be made without eggs! Get the recipe.

9. Decadent chocolate chip pumpkin muffin

These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are decadent enough for dessert and healthy enough for a snack. Made with oats and sweetened with maple syrup these healthy cookies are sure to be a hit! Get the recipe.

10. Caramel pumpkin cheesecake

This stunning Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake is not just visually impressive. Use your Instant Pot to make this tasty treat for the holidays. Get the recipe.

11. Pumpkin roll

A soft and delicious cake filled with cream cheese frosting. Super easy to make! Get the recipe.

12. Dump cake

An easy dump cake perfect for fall! This Pumpkin Cake is packed with fall spice and the perfect dessert for every occasion. Get the recipe.

13. Pumpkin pie pancakes

These Sheet Pan Pumpkin Pie Pancakes are like a healthy pumpkin pie in pancake form! They are quick and easy to make and perfect for a fall breakfast or brunch! They are also Weight Watchers friendly! Get the recipe.

14. Cool whip pumpkin dip

This Cool Whip Pumpkin Dip is the best Fall accessory to your fruit and cookies you’ll find this season! Make something your family will ask for over and over again! Get the recipe.

15. Pumpkin risotto

This creamy and cozy one-pot Vegan Pumpkin Risotto is the ultimate comfort meal, but still healthy and family-friendly. This 20-minute dish is sure to be a favorite entree but also makes a fabulous side. Bonus points: it’s great for a holiday meal or just a quick weeknight favorite. Get the recipe.

16. Pumpkin gnocchi

Soft and easy to make pumpkin gnocchi. You only need a few ingredients to make this delicious fall dinner. Get the recipe.

17. Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

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. Get the recipe.

18. Pumpkin cinnamon rolls

Ooey gooey cinnamon rolls with pumpkin-infused dough and chai spice, lavishly glazed in cream cheese icing. Perfect comforting brunch or dessert for autumn. Get the recipe.

19. Pumpkin banana muffins

These Pumpkin Banana muffins are soft, fluffy, and they’re filled with chocolate chunks. Bursting with fall flavours, these are truly the best pumpkin muffins you’ll ever make! Get the recipe.

20. Toasted pecan streusel pumpkin pie

A buttery, golden toasted pecan crumble does double duty as a crust and a streusel topping. Filled with a smooth and luscious pumpkin pie filling, this Toasted Pecan Streusel Pumpkin Pie is then baked to golden glory! Get the recipe.

21. Pecan pie cookie cups

Pecan Pie Cookie Cups are filled with a sweet pecan pie filling inside a pumpkin spice cookie cup. The perfect little piece of heaven in a cookie cup.
Get the recipe.

22. Spiced pumpkin waffles

Be ready to take on those cool fall mornings with these perfectly spiced pumpkin waffles! Get the recipe.

23. Pumpkin protein pancakes

Enjoy a stack of fluffy, tasty, soft Pumpkin Protein Pancakes for breakfast and feel full and satisfied thanks to the collagen peptides in these pancakes. Don’t skip the toasted walnut pancake topping to pour over the pancakes – it is amazing! Get the recipe.

24. Smoked pumpkin seeds

Put those pumpkin seeds to good use this year with these delicious smoked pumpkin seeds! Get the recipe.

25. Whipped pumpkin dip

Try this light and fluffy whipped pumpkin dip with apple slices, graham crackers, ginger snaps, or wafers. Get the recipe.

26. Gluten-free pumpkin pie

Feel like you’re missing out on the classics? This crustless, gluten-free pumpkin pie will give you all of the pumpkin spice and everything nice, without the gluten. It comes out of the pan nicely and your friends and family won’t even notice. Get the recipe.

27. Pumpkin cheesecake

This easy pumpkin cheesecake recipe starts with crushed gingersnap cookies and pecan crust then is layered with a pumpkin cream cheese topping to create a decadent dessert that is perfect for Thanksgiving. Get the recipe.

28. Pumpkin apple cake

Pumpkin apple cake is an understated old fashioned apple cake recipe that is an easy must-make cake for the holidays! Get the recipe.

29. No-bake pumpkin cheesecake

This fun no-bake recipe combines layers of rich pumpkin cheesecake, real whipped cream and graham cracker crumbs to create an easy fall dessert that everyone loves! Get the recipe.

30. Pumpkin snickerdoodles

These gluten-free pumpkin snickerdoodles make a delicious fall treat! Get the recipe.

31. Pumpkin cake

This is the BEST vegan pumpkin cake ever! Topped with a silky vegan cream cheese frosting, this pumpkin spice cake is full of cinnamon and fall flavors while being super moist, tender, and rich! Get the recipe.

32. Pumpkin lava cake

This pumpkin lava cake with chocolate ganache center tastes like fall and is the perfect dessert for two or more if you want to go crazy! Get the recipe.

33. Pumpkin cake

The only pumpkin cake recipe you ever need! Moist, tender, and made in a Bundt pan so it’s elegant but effortless! Get the recipe.

34. Pumpkin and apple soup

This beautiful bright orange soup is warm and inviting, with tart Granny Smith apples setting off the sweetness of the carrot and pumpkin. A splash of cream at the end adds a velvety smooth touch. Get the recipe.

35. Pumpkin whoopie pies

These gluten-free pumpkin whoopie pies are the perfect Autumn treat. Using only maple syrup as a sweetener, you get a healthy dessert that is chock-full of Fall flavor. Get the recipe.

36. Mini pumpkin cheesecake

A delicious combination of pumpkin pie and cheesecakes on gingersnap crust with sour cream and salted caramel topping! Get the recipe.

37. Pumpkin no knead bread

This delicious Pumpkin No-Knead Bread looks like you’ve been slaving in the kitchen for hours but really is so easy to make. Enjoy it with your favorite fall comfort soup or stew. Get the recipe.

38. Pumpkin Baked Donuts

This baked donuts recipe features pumpkin, spices, and coffee flavors and makes the perfect fall breakfast treat. Enjoy a warm donut with the flavor of a Starbucks pumpkin spice latte! Get the recipe.

39. Pumpkin coffee cake

Pumpkin coffee cake is the perfect fall breakfast! Topped with a delicious pumpkin spice streusel topping, this dairy-free, healthy pumpkin coffee cake will be a new family favorite! Get the recipe.

40. Pumpkin lentil chili

The perfect balance of sweet and spicy in this hearty vegetarian Pumpkin Lentil Chili. Get the recipe.

41. Pumpkin cupcakes

Easy pumpkin cupcakes recipe to keep you warm in those chilly fall days, piled high with a soft and light cream cheese frosting. Get the recipe.

42. Pumpkin cheesecake dip

This no-bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip is ready in only 10 minutes and makes the perfect Fall dessert or appetizer! Pair the pumpkin fluff with sliced apples, graham crackers, or vanilla wafers for the perfect party snack. Get the recipe.

43. Dudhi halwa from India

Pumpkins and gourds are close relatives. So don’t be surprised when you visit India and find this bottle gourd to be locally called white pumpkin. It turns into a delicious dessert that’s locally called dudhi halwa. Get the recipe.

44. Pumpkin cheesecake bars

Tasty pumpkin cheesecake bars are the perfect fall dessert. Creamy pumpkin and rich cheesecake pair wonderfully on a sweet shortbread crust. Get the recipe.

45. Pumpkin bundt cake

This spiced pumpkin bundt cake is perfect for autumn. It has a seasonal spice, sweet pumpkin, chewy coconut & amazing cinnamon, and maple icing. Though easy to make, this is one delectable pumpkin cake. Get the recipe.

46. Pumpkin pie twist

If you are craving pumpkin flavors for your Fall taste buds, this Pumpkin Pie Twist recipe is perfect for your needs! Get the recipe.

47. Pumpkin tiramisù

Classic tiramisu with a delicious twist! This pumpkin tiramisu is super delicious and easy to make. Get the recipe.

48. Cinnamon swirl pumpkin muffin

If whipping together delicious muffins sound daunting – you’re in luck! This recipe is the equivalent to a dump cake but in muffin form. You only need 3 ingredients + 5 minutes of your time and you’ll be well on your way to filling your house with a smell that will bring happiness to your soul. Get the recipe.

49. Easy pumpkin cake

This Pumpkin Cake is easy to make and tastes so delicious! It’s perfectly spiced and it’s just the right dessert for Fall! Get the recipe.

50. Healthy pumpkin muffins

Easy Blender Healthy Pumpkin Muffins are loaded with pure pumpkin and warm fall spices. These paleo muffins are grain-free, dairy-free, fluffy, and delicious. The perfect fall breakfast that will make your house smell amazing! Get the recipe.

51. Pumpkin pancakes

Pumpkin pancakes that are low carb and gluten-free means that you don’t have to miss out on a comfort food favorite during pumpkin season! Get the recipe.

52. Coconut pumpkin halwa

Coconut Pumpkin Halwa, also called as Kaddu ka Halwa is an Indian pumpkin dessert made with pumpkin, sugar, ghee, coconut, and nuts. It can be cooked in a pressure cooker on the stovetop or Instant pot and takes less than 30 minutes to make this delicious dessert! Get the recipe.

53. Pumpkin brigadeiro

This pumpkin brigadeiro is the perfect fall dessert! Put simply, it’s a pumpkin truffle that melts in your mouth and tastes divine! Plus it’s an easy and fun recipe to make! Get the recipe.

54. Pumpkin smoothie

This easy Pumpkin Smoothie is made with simple and healthy ingredients such as banana, unsweetened pumpkin puree, chia seeds, plain yogurt, pumpkin spice, and maple syrup. Creamy and delicious, this kid-approved pumpkin smoothie recipe is the perfect fall treat and can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or even, dessert! Get the recipe.

Read Also: The Best Desserts with Pumpkin

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Veruska is a freelance content marketer and digital strategist. She's an accredited journalist, a member of the British Guild of Travel Writer, and a certified sommelier. She's the co-owner of TheFoodellers and a bunch of other websites.
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