Here's the only pumpkin recipe list you will ever need to make tasty pumpkin recipes. From breakfast to dinner we have you covered with how-to videos and the very best pumpkin recipes to make from scratch. Discover fabulous pumpkin recipes for easy dinner and entertaining.
Here are the very best pumpkin recipes. There are so many ways to use pumpkins in your cooking and baking, and it was a pleasure going through all of these amazing recipes from fellow food bloggers, mommy bloggers, recipe sites and YouTubers.
Wouldn't it be fun to make all of these recipes? Who is up for the pumpkin challenge? We sure are, and plan to make every single one of these pumpkin recipes for our families, guests and friends to try.
PUMPKIN RECIPES SECTIONS
1. Pumpkin Breakfast Ideas
2. Bread & Muffin Pumpkin Recipes
3. Pumpkin Pasta Recipes
4. Pumpkin Dinner Recipes & Ideas
5. Pumpkin Dessert Ideas
6. Pumpkin Drink Ideas
Lots of these recipes call for pumpkin puree. You can easily make your own from fresh pumpkins. Inspired Taste has the best pumpkin puree making video with step by step instructions.
WATCH THE VIDEO | HOW TO MAKE PUMPKIN PUREE
Danielle from Project Meal plan shares her tasty pumpkin spice whipped Greek yogurt recipe. This is an incredible snack for a late breakfast. You’ll be wanting to make these pumpkin spice whipped yogurts to keep in the fridge.
She uses Greek yogurt, pumpkin puree, and some maple syrup for natural sweetness. Thank you, Danielle for this easy pumpkin yogurt recipe.
Enjoy these delicious pumpkin breakfast bars with this homemade recipe that comes together in the most delicious way. If you make these pumpkin bars ahead of time, they will keep in the fridge for up to 4 days. These pumpkin bars can be made ahead in several batches to freeze for later.
Have a creative breakfast by adding some flavor to your morning pancakes! These pumpkin pancakes are a great way to start your morning and are easy to make.
Imagine a stack of pumpkin pancakes in the morning with some melted butter, whipped cream with a pinch of nutmeg on top? Drizzle a bit of maple syrup to complete the most beautiful pumpkin experience and start the day off right!
This makes for a delicious breakfast that is just as enjoyable.
Melissa at Bless This Mess starts off her pumpkin energy ball recipe post by saying:
"Quick & healthy no-bake pumpkin oatmeal energy balls that taste like cookies but are good for you! These energy bites are going to be your go-to healthy snack all season"
To sum up the awesomeness of this pumpkin energy ball recipe:
This pumpkin oatmeal sings with notes of pumpkin pie spice, maple syrup and cinnamon. This gluten free pumpkin baked oatmeal recipe is sure to spice it up a notch.
Add some pecans, raisins or whatever you would like to truly make this pumpkin recipe your own.
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST BAKED PUMPKIN OATMEAL RECIPE
Who doesn't love French toast? Well Lil Luna has a twist on a classic favorite breakfast meal. Adding the pumpkin and cinnamon flavor is one thing, and then she goes on to cut the French toast into strips for dipping! What a morning treat.
About her pumpkin French toast sticks, she says:
"We’re always looking for new tasty breakfast ideas, especially for weekend mornings. These pumpkin French toast sticks were a total hit with the family. They’re drenched in a pumpkin spice egg mixture and rolled in cinnamon sugar. What’s not to love? Little hands will love dunking these in maple or buttered pecan syrup- yum!"
These look absolutely delicious.
Moving on to more delicious pumpkin breakfast ideas, we had to include this beautiful pumpkin waffle recipe.
Not only is this pumpkin waffle recipe fluffy, soft and full of spiced pumpkin flavor, Eat Move Make also lists their cream cheese whipped cream recipe to accompany this breakfast treat.
Here is what Eat Move Make has to say about this pumpkin waffle recipe:
Here is a pumpkin bread recipe that is super moist and it uses real ginger instead of powdered, which makes such a huge difference in flavor!
Bon Appetit also shares how to make a tasty salted maple whipped butter recipe that would be amazing to finish this pumpkin bread recipe with.
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN BREAD RECIPE
These muffins are full of pumpkin flavor and are super moist and absolutely delicious. We get asked for this recipe every time we make them, and so we are sharing them with you.
This pumpkin spiced muffin recipe is very easy to make and is delicious with nothing but butter on them.
What is really great about this recipe, is that the pumpkin flavors are worked right into the dough of this scone recipe. Then the pumpkin scones are double glazed with both a white glaze and then a pumpkin spice glaze to really bring out those rich fall flavors.
Gnocchi made from scratch is amazing. Have you ever tried pumpkin gnocchi? A very popular and delicious dish to make, this pumpkin gnocchi recipe by Sweet Simple Vegan is easy to make, and it only uses four ingredients.
That sure sounds like a sweet, simple vegan recipe!
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN GNOCCHI RECIPE
One combination you may not have heard of is mixing your pumpkin flavors with noodles for a creamy macaroni and cheese dish.
The Edgy Veg has this to say about their pumpkin mac and cheese recipe:
"This mac and cheese is one that veers off the beaten path a little bit! Regular mac and cheese is great on it’s own, but what happens when you add the magic of pumpkin?! MAGIC! That’s what! The pumpkin adds an extra level of rich moisture and creaminess to any cheese sauce you love. Plus, a nice fall, earthy flavor that is just a little bit sweet without the added fat."
This is a must try fall recipe for the macaroni and cheese lover in your life!
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN MAC & CHEESE RECIPE
Who doesn't love a good Jamie Oliver recipe? You know you are going to get one amazing pumpkin pasta recipe from him.
This pumpkin pasta recipe is absolutely wonderful from pan to plate and is a must try for any pumpkin lover.
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN PASTA RECIPE
What is amazing about this creamy pumpkin pasta recipe by Show Me The Yummy, is that it is all make in one pot. This delish recipe brings in some other tasty fall flavors like chicken sausage with apple.
Show Me The Yummy says this about their creamy pumpkin pasta recipe:
Sprinkle a little cinnamon into this recipe to really bring those flavors to life. You won't believe how creamy and delicious this pumpkin pasta recipe is!
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST CREAMY PUMPKIN PASTA RECIPE
There is really something to be said about perfectly roasted pumpkin. This would make an incredible side dish to a roast pork or a chicken dinner.
Enhance this recipe with a little yogurt side dip to really make for an extra delicious plate.
Here is a pumpkin soup recipe that you are going to make, fall in love with, and want to make again and again. So be sure to save the Pin below to your Pinterest board asap!
This pumpkin soup recipe is creamy and full of aromatic fall flavors and is a hit with everyone.
Here is a great pumpkin recipe for anyone looking for another great side dish idea.
These herbed pumpkin fries recipe is vegan, gluten free and they are full of flavor. The Colorful Kitchen says: "The fries are extra crispy because they’re coated in cornstarch, and I wanted to give them thanksgiving side dish vibe so I tossed them with dried sage and rosemary. To serve, I sprinkled a little nutritional yeast, fresh rosemary and parsley [...]"
Wouldn't you love to try these pumpkin fries with some melted mozzarella cheese on top?
Here is a pumpkin recipe to get your mouth watering. This pumpkin Moroccan chicken recipe comes together in 15 minutes and looks absolutely delicious. This pumpkin recipe has warm, fall comfort food written all over it.
If you love salad, here is one that includes beautifully roasted pumpkins, feta and a honey balsamic dressing.
Don't those colors look beautiful together? Nagi over at Recipe Tin Eats says:
Risotto is such a beautiful dish to make, and this pumpkin risotto recipe by My Gorgeous Recipes takes the cake. This recipe is an easy one, using canned pumpkin puree and seasoned with dry sage. The flavors are perfectly complemented in this comforting, creamy pumpkin dish.
Erin from Erin Lives Whole shares this amazing recipe on her beautiful website. A warm, healthy and hearty dish you will be excited to make. Who wouldn't love this pumpkin chili? About this recipe, Erin says:
This pumpkin chili would be fantastic on a chilly fall day, and we know any crowd would love it!
Shepherd's pie is such an amazing comfort food, it's no wonder why everyone loves it. But there are some delicious variations of shepherd's pie you can try this season, and you guessed it, we have a delicious pumpkin shepherd's pie for you made by Foodtastic Mom.
Jill at Foodtastic mom loves this recipe and says:
Aren't those just all the comforting flavors you think of when you think of fall? This is definitely a recipe worth trying!
Here is a gorgeously colored plate to really wow your dinner guests this fall. This roasted stuffed pumpkin looks mouthwatering, and what a great way to cook stuffing! This stuffing includes ground Italian sausage, apples, chopped sage and cranberries. Yum!
For a different twist on your rice dish, this Jamaican pumpkin rice recipe brings in flavors of coconut, chili and garlic to please the taste buds. This is a healthy, tasty rice dish that can be paired with any pork or chicken dish, and it can even stand on its own.
Continuing with the savory pumpkin recipes, here is a fantastic Indian recipe for you that incorporates the pumpkin with flavors of mango, garam masala and cumin. Served on a bed of rice, this is a real crowd pleaser by The Iron You!
For a colorful stir fry that includes mushrooms, coriander and fresh spinach, you are going to want to try this dish by Earth Of Maria.
Maria says about this delicious pumpkin stir fry dish:
Here is a recipe to get your mouth watering and your heart beating! Who doesn't love cheesecake? Pumpkin and cream cheese pair so well together, it is no wonder why pumpkin cheesecake is such a popular dessert dish.
Creamy and full of flavor, this pumpkin dessert idea would go so well with a cup of tea or coffee after dinner.
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE RECIPE
Here is the ultimate, classic pumpkin pie recipe for you to try. What we love about this pumpkin pie recipe from Tabler Party Of Two, is that Andrea takes you through step by step instructions with photos of how to make your own pumpkin puree for pumpkin pie right in this recipe. This makes making pumpkin pie from scratch easy and oh so worth it!
For a keto twist on the classic pumpkin pie recipe, try these keto pumpkin pie bites by Joy Filled Eats.
Did anyone else's mouth just water at the photo of these pumpkin cinnamon rolls by Tatyana's Everyday Food? Again, maybe it is the pairing of the pumpkin with the cinnamon and cream cheese, or the gooey, delicious moist dough that pulls apart so beautifully. No matter what it is, these are a winner!
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN CINNAMON ROLL RECIPE
These look so cute and would make a perfect party favor for your guests to grab! And this is a great way to enjoy those pumpkin treats while still maintaining that healthy diet.
WATCH THE VIDEO | PUMPKIN PIE CONES
An unexpected treat to include pumpkin into that is totally worth trying, is pumpkin cookies. The pumpkin really kicks up both the flavor and the moisture content of these delicious treats, making them the perfect, soft and chewy cookie!
WATCH THE VIDEO | PUMPKIN COOKIE RECIPE
Who knew that making donuts were this easy to make? Especially these pumpkin donuts. What a treat to make your own donuts at home.
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN DONUT RECIPE
Just look at this gorgeous pumpkin blondie calling your name. I Heart Naptime has the most perfect recipe for pumpkin blondies that we had to include in this list and share with you. Jamielyn, owner of I Heart Naptime, had this to say about this amazing recipe:
We wholeheartedly agree, Jamielyn!
Can you believe these are cakes?! How incredibly adorable do they look? These would make a great dinner table centerpiece. Pair them with some sugar pumpkins around the same size, throw a few white ones in there and have your family, guests and friends guess which ones are cakes and which ones are real pumpkins!
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN CAKES RECIPE
Here is a healthy, "super fudgey" brownie recipe for you that is actually eggless. Just look at this masterpiece. This recipe was inspired by Kirbie's Cravings original zucchini brownie recipe. Once that was written, they said they knew that making this recipe with pumpkin would be next on their list, and here it is. (And it's a winner!)
Throw the words pumpkin + cake + roll in a sentence, and you've got some attention. These cute little cake roll recipes are great to make for company. What is so nice about this recipe, is that you can slice off as big a piece as you want, or you can just sit down with a fork and enjoy the whole thing ;)
The inside is a cream cheese buttercream filling that perfectly complements the cinnamon, cloves, ginger and pumpkins of the cake recipe.
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN ROLL CAKE RECIPE
Wow, this pumpkin ice cream looks so beautiful. If you have never made homemade ice cream before, then Pin this recipe, it is one to definitely try. Plus, you can make it ahead of time to keep in the freezer.
This creamy pumpkin custard is another pumpkin recipe you are going to want to try making. This recipe is not only heavenly, it is also gluten-free! Kris, author of Attainable Sustainable says about this recipe:
Here is one that the whole family can enjoy. Homemade whoopie pies are such a classic dessert, put a twist on them by creating homemade pumpkin whoopie pies!
These are a very easy and quick dessert anyone can make using refrigerated crescent roll dough. A simple, sweet pumpkin treat!
If you have tried apple crisp and rhubarb crisp, you are going to want to add this pumpkin crisp recipe to your fall rotation. It has coconut, maple syrup and pumpkin in it to really bring the flavors to life! Paired with vanilla ice cream, this is one to add to the recipe books.
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN CRISP RECIPE
Kara over at Creations By Kara came up with this recipe by adapting her hot fudge pudding dessert recipe. Isn't your mouth watering already?
Just reading Kara's comments in creating this recipe is enough to get our aprons on! She says:
Look. At. This. Recipe. Pin it now, folks. This recipe is going right into our favorite recipe Pins! These sweet little pumpkin cheesecake bites are perfect for fall. Using graham crackers, cream cheese and melted white chocolate, who isn't going to fall in love with these?
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN TRUFFLE RECIPE
Another feast for the eyes is this pumpkin parfait that just screams perfection. Topped with salted caramel (drool) this pumpkin recipe will have mouths watering.
There are so many mousse recipes out there to try, but this one is a fast and easy recipe to whip up. You will love All Recipes' suggestion of serving this mousse in chocolate shells for a real treat!
WATCH THE VIDEO | BEST PUMPKIN MOUSSE RECIPE
Another easy and tasty pumpkin dessert that will bring back warm childhood memories and comforting feelings is this pumpkin pudding recipe. Topped with pumpkin pie spice and whipped cream, this is a pumpkin recipe you are sure to love and share.
What a treat pumpkin spiced latte's are! This amazing pumpkin spice latte is a recipe you are going to want to have on hand when company visits, or to make on those cold nights. Paired with any dessert or great for any morning, this easy recipe is one you are going to Pin right away to make over and over again.
Another breakfast (or anytime) pumpkin recipe you can drink is this pumpkin smoothie. This is a delicious, healthy drink made with almond milk and sweetened with bananas and dates.
Brrr! For those of you craving that cold pumpkin brew, here is a pumpkin frappuccino recipe you are going to want to try!
Inspired By Charm has a beautiful, velvety pumpkin white hot chocolate recipe for you to try. This thick, creamy pumpkin white hot chocolate is a real crowd pleaser! Michael over at Inspired By Charm is a huge fan of this recipe, saying:
We hope these pumpkin recipes inspire your cooking & baking. Please save this list to your favorites folder and this video pin to your recipe boards so you can find us again.
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