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    The 25 BEST Pumpkin Recipes

    Pumpkin recipes… People are on the look out for their beloved pumpkin recipes as soon as fall is around the corner. Everyone had missed that special pumpkin spice flavor, or that creamy sweet taste in their favorite pies or cakes or coffees all through the year.

    Well, no wait no more. When you see pumpkins all over your grocery store and nearby pumpkin patches, time to get back to your favorite pumpkin pies and muffins and cookies. We have compiled this Pumpkin Recipes list just for all those cravings.

    It has not only all the sweet delectable desserts you can think of, but some great savory pumpkin recipes. From pumpkin turkey meatballs to stuffed portobello mushrooms with pumpkins, to delicious pumpkin pasta with sausages plus all the soups and chilis…

    And then there is pumpkin ice cream and pumpkin lattes and pumpkin cheesecakes and so much more. This is one list you wouldn’t want to miss if you are that pumpkin fan. Go through all and have fun all throughout the Fall and the coming Holidays with these delicious recipes…

    The 25 BEST Pumpkin Recipes.

    1. Homemade Pumpkin Pie Recipe

    We are starting this pumpkin list with Thanksgiving’s MUST dessert… Everyone’s favorite Holiday Pie… Pumpkin Pie!! It has flaky crust and creamy delicious pumpkin filling. Once you bake this, you will never buy any store made pumpkin pie.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    2. Slow Cooker Pumpkin Sausage Chili

    Here’s a great cozy warmer for fall. Pumpkin Chili is loaded with white and black beans and Italian pork sausages. Plus, it has that pumpkin flavor so many go wild for when the temperatures start to dip.

    Get the Recipe @ aberdeenskitchen

    3. Roasted Pumpkin Recipe (Spicy Wedges)

    Roasted pumpkin is probably the easiest side dish you can whip up during the Holidays. Learn how to roast perfect pumpkin. These wedges are spiced up and baked till they caramelize beautifully. Serve it with yogurt tahini dip.

    Get the Recipe @ whereismyspoon

    4. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes

    These pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes are light, fluffy, and perfect for getting into the autumn season. With pumpkin, eggs, brown sugar, cinnamon, chocolate chips, butter, and more, these delicious pancakes are perfect for pumpkin lovers.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    5. Pumpkin Turkey Meatballs

    You will absolutely love these turkey meatballs with loaded pumpkin flavors. Turkey meatballs are smothered in delicious tomato sauce with pumpkin and spices. End result? Finger licking delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ paleorunningmomma

    6. Pumpkin and Bacon Stuffed Portobellos with Browned Butter Sage

    Have some large portobello mushrooms? Stuff them with creamy roasted pumpkin all smothered in bacon, garlic and goat cheese. Drizzle them with brown butter sage sauce. Such a fancy, delicious and impressive looking dish…

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    7. Pumpkin Puree Recipe

    For all your Holiday dishes with Pumpkin Puree, think cakes, cookies, pies and soups, skip the canned puree and make your own. It’s so much easier and no store bought canned puree can match the flavors that will end up in your final dish.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    8. Fudgy Pumpkin Brownies

    Pumpkin dessert fans are absolutely going to love these extra fudgy pumpkin brownies. Your favorite brownie with swirled through spice-filled pumpkin pie. Doesn’t it look and sound awesome? You must try this during Fall Season dessert time.

    Get the Recipe @ theloopywhisk

    9. Pumpkin Sausage Lasagna

    This is for all Lasagna lovers. This fall, make that lasagna extra special by layering creamy pumpkin sauce and cheesy sausage. This will become your favorite savory pumpkin recipe in no time.

    Get the Recipe @ lifemadesimplebakes

    10. Maple Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

    If you want to start the Autumn season early, why not start with these amazing maple pumpkin cupcakes? The soft, moist, pumpkin cupcakes filled with spices and topped with a sweet and cinnamony cream cheese frosting will have you celebrating Autumn before it even begins!

    Get the Recipe @ thenovicechefblog

    11. Roasted Pumpkin with Yogurt Sauce and Pine Nuts

    This one is another cracker recipe that elevates simple roasted pumpkin to another level. Just roast the pumpkin perfectly and drizzle it with yogurt lemon sauce and sprinkle on some pine nuts. Super easy and absolutely Yumm…

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    12. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

    Calling all pumpkin lovers! This moist and delectable pumpkin bread is packed full of great pumpkin flavor and gooey chocolate chips. Make this classic fall treat in your own kitchen!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    13. Pumpkin Soup

    Now who wouldn’t want a cozy warm soup of your favorite pumpkin? It’s thick and creamy, served with crispy bacon and a dash of cream. It’s a super easy one pot meal.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    14. Pumpkin Spice Waffles

    These pumpkin spice waffles will get you hooked in no time. Once you make them, you will want to make this delicious breaky all year round. They are crispy golden goodness. Serve with your favorite toppings.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    15. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Save this delicious treat for Fall season and Halloween get togethers. They are fluffy and light, made with pumpkin puree and loads of chocolate chips. Don’t miss out on these pumpkin flavors this coming Fall.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    16. Parmesan Pumpkin Fritters

    These parmesan pumpkin fritters are very addictive and you will polish them all off in no time. They are super easy to make in 20 minutes. Serve them with Thai sweet chili sauce.

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    17. Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake

    Looking for some Thanksgiving or Halloween dessert ideas? How about this Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake? This is a perfect fall cheesecake, when everything and anything is whipped up with a pumpkin. It’s made with two layers, one caramel and the other pumpkin. All gets topped with spiced whipped cream.

    Get the Recipe @ tatyanaseverydayfood

    18. One Pot Spicy Sausage Pumpkin Pasta

    Make this savory pumpkin dish with sausages, spinach, pasta, cheese and lots of other great flavorings, all cooked in one pot. It comes out so delicious and can be made in less than 30 minutes. All win, win.

    Get the Recipe @ aberdeenskitchen

    19. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

    These pumpkin chocolate chip muffins are light and tender treats full of warm spices and plenty of chocolate chips. Pumpkin muffins make for a great dessert, after school snack or fall party treats. They’re loaded with gooey chocolate chips and plenty of pumpkin spice flavor. This is THE muffin recipe for all the pumpkin spice lovers.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    20. Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

    If you go into pumpkin mania every fall, this Pumpkin Pie ice cream recipe is for you. It’s perfectly spiced and tastes just like your favorite pie!

    Get the Recipe @theviewfromgreatisland

    21. Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Pumpkin Glaze

    Here’s a perfect fall cake for your holiday spread, Pumpkin Bundt Cake! It’s super moist, and the pumpkin flavor is not overpowering, just right. You might want to make this one all year round.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    22. Chickpea Pumpkin Curry with Coconut Brown Rice

    How does this cozy comfort bowl of chickpea pumpkin curry with coconut brown rice sound to you? Here the curry is simmered in coconut milk and spices until cooked just right. Make a big batch and you are set for a few meals down the week.

    Get the Recipe @ ambitiouskitchen

    23. Beef and Pumpkin Shepherd’s Pie

    Now this is new, but it sounds delicious if you are pumpkin flavor fan. Mix pumpkin along with potatoes to make a creamy and yummy mash to top this shephard’s pie. Match it with the best cooked beef mixture. You are going to love this one.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    24. Pumpkin Spice Latte

    Craving your favorite Pumpkin spice latte and no time to drive to Starbucks? Make this copycat Starbucks pumpkin spice latte at home. Same good old flavors that you’ve been hooked on for years.

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    25. Spinach Bacon Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

    We are ending this fabulous pumpkin recipe list with one of the most comforting food of all… Pumpkin mac & cheese with the goodness of spinach. This is so creamy and cheesy and so, so good. And yes, it has bacon too… 🙂

    Get the Recipe @ ambitiouskitchen

    All these pumpkin recipes are absolute M try’s this coming Fall and Holiday season. We are sure all you pumpkin lovers are going to pin or bookmark this collection.

    Whenever you bring a pumpkin home, try one recipe after another and get your pumpkin fix on. Have fun… 🙂

    Pumpkin recipes.

    25 BEST Ways to Cook With Pumpkin

    Yield: 6 servings
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Total Time: 5 minutes

    Fall is around the corner, that means it's time for Pumpkin Recipes! This great collection will give you plenty of new ways to cook your favorite gourd. For an easy start, try this pumpkin pudding:


    • 2 (3.4 oz) package instant vanilla pudding mix
    • 1 (15 oz) can pumpkin puree
    • 3 c milk
    • 1/2 c packed brown sugar
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
    • 1/2 tsp ground ginger


    1. In a bowl, whisk together all ingredients.
    2. Refrigerate until pudding sets, at least one hour.


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