25 Best Pumpkin Recipes

Stuffed Pumpkin

Stuffed Pumpkin

This festive fall dish is a playful way to use pumpkin. Filled with couscous and coated with a maple-bourbon reduction, this is a complete meal for one, but ...


By Andrew Riccatelli

Pumpkin Caramels

Pumpkin Caramels
2.8

These chewy treats are the perfect giveaways for your holiday party. The pumpkin purée creates a unique and smooth texture in the caramel, and the pumpkin ...


By Food Network

Pumpkin Carbonara

Pumpkin Carbonara
3

Many may have thought of adding the seasonal ingredient pumpkin to a pasta dish, but few have seen it done like this before. Creamy puréed pumpkin is ...


By Chef Matt Shields of Matt's Pantry

Pumpkin Caipirinha

Pumpkin Caipirinha
5

A seasonal take on the classic Brazilian cocktail featuring Leblon cachaça, pumpkin purée, and ginger liqueur.


By Maryse Chevriere

Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin Risotto
2.5

Pumpkin risotto is an easy alternative for a vegetarian Thanksgiving. Click here to see 9 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes


By Patricia Stagich

Pumpkin Chowder

Pumpkin Chowder

Try this recipe for a warm soup during the cold weather. You can even serve it with some creme fraice or toasted pumpkin seeds. 


By Lauren Gordon

Pumpkin-Tini

Pumpkin-Tini

If you're looking for a fall flavored cocktail to get you through all of autumn, this pumpkin-tini is the one. 


By Lauren Gordon

Pumpkin Chowder

Pumpkin Chowder

This pumpkin chowder is perfect for those looking for a healthier alternative. You can make it in no time with mimimal preperation. Click here for Beyond ...


By Ricky Eisen

Mashed Pumpkin with Pumpkin Seeds

Mashed Pumpkin with Pumpkin Seeds

Try this recipe for a different take on the traditional mashed potato. It's great to serve as a side dish for Thanksgiving. Click here for Beyond Pumpkin: ...


By Ricky Eisen

Pumpkin Macarons

Pumpkin Macarons

These pumpkin macarons can be tricky to make, but the end result is perfect for an elegant fall party.


By Emily Jacobs

Pumpkin Toast

Pumpkin Toast
3.5

Toast. Just a slice of lovely, crispy on the outside — sometimes fluffy on the inside — goodness. While there are an unlimited number of ways to dress up ...


By Weelicious

Pumpkin-Nog

Made with real pumpkin puree, a hint of cinnamon, and thick swirls of sea salt caramel, this delicious gelato option is perfect for your Pumpkin-Nog recipe!


By Formula19

Smashed Pumpkin

Thanksgiving is all about American heritage, and what’s more American than bourbon?  Kick up your get-together to the next level by introducing your guests ...


By jorg4508

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake

This recipe adds a pumpkin twist to the traditional cheesecake. The recipe calls for half the amount of sugar compared to other cheesecakes. The greek ...


By Julie Kang

Pumpkin Custard

Pumpkin Custard

Pumpkin is the the ultimate fall ingredient. The great thing about this dessert is that you make it and put it aside while it chills. There's no need to ...


By Julie Kang

Pumpkin Nog

Pumpkin Nog

Made with real pumpkin purée, a hint of cinnamon, and thick swirls of sea salt caramel, this delicious and decadent gelato is perfect for reinventing the ...


By Ciao Bella

Pumpkin Cornbread

Pumpkin Cornbread

Pumpkin and cornbread are two classic fall favorites. By combining them, you can enjoy a rich new dish with better nutrition than your average cornbread and ...


By Guiding Stars

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins
3.05

Poppy seed, banana walnut, and chocolate chip — you’ve had them all. Breakfast on the go is starting to get dull. But what’s this? Pumpkin cranberry ...


By Taste of Home

Fresh Pumpkin Soup

Fresh Pumpkin Soup
4

This comforting soup is pretty much “set it and forget it.” Toss all the ingredients for the soup into the slow cooker before you leave for work, and when ...


By Taste of Home

Cranberry Pumpkin Cookies

Cranberry Pumpkin Cookies
2.85

Dried cranberries give these festive pumpkin cookies a nice zing and fruitiness. Pack these along with your brown-bag lunch for a little something special.


By Taste of Home

Smashed Pumpkin Cocktail

Smashed Pumpkin Cocktail

The alcoholic version of your pumpkin pie, made with Wild Turkey. Click here for more ways to drink your dessert. 


By marcyafranklin

Fall Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Fall Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Finally, an easy way to turn a holiday treat into an everyday snack (and it's healthy, too!) The recipe comes from Jessica Drummond. Click here for more ...


By marcyafranklin

Homemade Pumpkin Cake Doughnuts Recipe

Homemade Pumpkin Cake Doughnuts Recipe
5

Mallory Staley, Pastry Chef at 9 Restaurant in New York City, makes a savory pumpkin cake doughnut, instead of traditional yeast ones because it "provides a ...


By Mallory Staley

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pecan Bread

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pecan Bread
1

No need to prance the aisles of the stores looking for what to bring when you can simply just wrap this cute loaf in parchment paper with twine and a cute ...


By Amie Valpone

The Hot Pumpkin-Buttered Rum

The Hot Pumpkin-Buttered Rum
3.6

We love a good hot buttered rum, and we love it that much more when it's combined with our favorite fall ingredient. 


By marcyafranklin

Best Pumpkin Recipes

What is Pumpkin?

By Abby Reisinger Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin anything and everything — it seems that in the fall, the pumpkin is in vogue. Harvested in September and October, this North American squash is a relative of the cucumber and watermelon, ...