43 Sweet and Savory Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Fall

Think beyond the pie.

pumpkin recipes
Quentin Bacon

Here's proof that you can carve your pumpkins and eat 'em too. Grab your PSL and the a look at these fall-inspired breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes. Autumn is looking better already...

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Original Pumpkin Pie with Maple Whip / thanksgiving desserts
Mike Garten
Original Pumpkin Pie with Maple Whip

Sure, the pie is delicious but just wait until you try the homemade, fall-inspired whipped cream.

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WATCH: How to Make Cream Cheese-Stuffed Pumpkin Muffins

Plain pumpkin muffins are delicious enough, but when they're filled with cream cheese? 100x better. Follow this video to learn how to make our triple-tested pumpkin muffin recipe.

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double pumpkin cornbread
Mike Garten
Double Pumpkin Cornbread with Red Onion

Give your cast iron skillet a whirl by making this flavorful, colorful cornbread.

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pumpkin spice cupcakes - christmas cupcakes recipe
Mike Garten
Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ditch the boxed cake and go homemade this year. There's truly nothing better than homemade frosting (besides cake, of course).

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pumpkin popovers
Winnie Au
Pumpkin Popovers

These are basically like biting into a pumpkin-spiced cloud.

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best pumpkin roll recipe
bhofack2Getty Images
Pumpkin Roll

So gooey. So creamy. So delicious.

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Mike Garten
Pumpkin Cheesecake Crêpes

There's pumpkin in the filling and the batter.

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pumpkin soup
Quentin Bacon
Savory Pumpkin and Sage Soup

Save time by making this soup up to two days in advance. Then, fry up the sage and shiitakes right before serving.

Get the recipe for Savory Pumpkin and Sage Soup »

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pumpkin slab pie / thanksgiving desserts
Mike Garten
Pumpkin Slab Pie

Whether you're a corner crust lover or the middle piece is your game, this sheet pan pie has something for everyone.

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pumpkin and devil food layer cake recipe
Danielle Occhiogrosso
Pumpkin and Devil's Food Layered Cake

Topped with a gooey chocolate drizzle, this three-layered cake is as decadent as it gets.

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pumpkin cherry breakfast cookies
Emily Kate Roemer
Pumpkin-Cherry Breakfast Cookies

Forget the pumpkin spice latte and nosh on dessert for breakfast instead.

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spiced pumpkin latte cheesecake
Johnny Miller
Pumpkin Latte Cheesecake

But if you must have the latte, we suggest you have it in cheesecake form.

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no-bake pumpkin cheesecake mini trifles
Mike Garten
No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Mini Trifles

These single-serving trifles come together in under an hour — and you don't even have to turn the oven on.

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pumpkin recipes 
Johnny Miller
Pumpkin Pancakes

If only every day could start with breakfast this cute.

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slow cooker turkey pumpkin chili
Steve Giralt
Slow Cooker Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Dinner's ready, and it pretty much made itself thanks to the good ol' crockpot.

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Pumpkin Spice Cake - Christmas Desserts
Mike Garten
Pumpkin Spice Cake

Delicious cake or gorgeous centerpiece? This dessert doubles as both.

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WATCH: How to Make Insanely Easy Pumpkin Bread

Come fall, pumpkin bread is the ultimate wake-up call. Win over your family with this seriously easy (we're serious!) recipe.

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creamy pumpkin spaghetti
Courtesy of Pinch of Yum
Creamy Pumpkin Spaghetti with Garlic Kale

Pumpkin pasta sauce is not only genius, but also healthier than cream-based sauces. Shout it from the rooftops.

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focaccia with roasted squash
Con Poulos
Focaccia with Roasted Squash

Pumpkin on top of bread is always a good idea.

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pumpkin creme brulee
Courtesy of My Organized Chaos
Pumpkin Crème Brulee

If you torch it, we will eat it.

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pumpkin spice waffles
Courtesy of Lovely Little Kitchen
Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Who else is guilty of craving pumpkin waffles all year long?

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maple roasted pumpkin
Courtesy of Recipe Tin Eats
Maple Roasted Pumpkin with Chili and Feta

Forget whatever your main course is. This side is about to steal the spotlight.

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pumpkin pecan cobbler
Courtesy of Lauren's Latest
Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler

A warm and gooey cake is only made better when it's topped with cold vanilla bean ice cream.

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roasted pumpkin risotto
Courtesy of The Cozy Apron
Roasted Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin and sage are like the Ross and Rachel of fall.

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roasted pumpkin and sage grilled cheese
Courtesy of I Am a Food Blog
Roasted Pumpkin and Sage Grilled Cheese

Now let's add a fried egg to that flavor combo and make it into a grilled cheese, shall we?

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pumpkin hummus
Courtesy of High Heels and Grills
Pumpkin Hummus

And you thought pumpkin couldn't get any more perfect.

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double chocolate pumpkin cheesecake oreos
Courtesy of The Recipe Rebel
Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake Oreos

Put down that box of pumpkin spice Oreos, and make these babies instead.

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hot and smoky pumpkin empanadas
Courtesy of From the Land We Live On
Hot and Smoky Pumpkin Empanadas

Pumpkin and chipotle mingle nicely in these portable little dough packets. Pack some for lunch and make everyone at work jealous.

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pumpkin cinnamon sugar doughnuts
Courtesy of Baker by Nature
Pumpkin Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts

Baked, not fried, so basically you can eat like ten. (Oh, and there's a vegan version!)

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pumpkin peanut butter pretzel bites
Courtesy of Fresh April Flours
Pumpkin Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

Basically all your favorite candy bars combined plus pumpkin.

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