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Pumpkin is one of the fall flavors that pops up all over the place as the season begins to change (or in some cases, even before temperatures drop). From pumpkin spice lattes to the classic pumpkin pie, there are plenty of dishes — both sweet and savory — that make use of the season's star ingredient. Here are some ideas you can try with canned pumpkin.
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No need to choose between pumpkin pie or a chocolate dessert after Thanksgiving dinner. This pumpkin tart uses chocolate cookie crumbs to form a crust outside of the pumpkin filling. Top it off with a dollop of whipped cream.
Go for a twist on your traditional pumpkin pie. The crunchy almond and pepita crust in this recipe is a nice contrast to the smooth pumpkin filling.
Take your boxed cake mix to the next level. This muffin recipe uses canned pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice for a delicious seasonal flavor that features a sweet cream cheese filling in the middle.
These soft, chewy cookies have the taste of sweet pumpkin with a blend of vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Pumpkin is one of many interesting ingredients you can bake in your cookies.
Fall into the morning by adding pumpkin spice flavor to old-fashioned oats and topping it with brown sugar pecan crumble. This recipe makes the perfect brunch dish to spice up a weekend.
Looking for the perfect breakfast casserole to wake up to on a fall morning? This recipe is made with canned pumpkin, pork sausage and toasted pumpkin seeds.
You can easily make this dessert by using only five ingredients. All you need is milk, pudding, cake mix, canned pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice to throw together this dump cake recipe.
These mini cheesecakes will become a bite-sized favorite at your fall meals and are easy to make at home with your kids. The bite-sized treats pair gingersnap cookies with the flavor of pumpkin.
Looking for a smoothie recipe that’s not only healthy but tastes great too? All you need is canned pumpkin blended with coconut milk, brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice to create this seasonal smoothie.
You could make normal fettuccine alfredo, or you could add an extra seasonal touch using canned pumpkin. This cheesy alfredo sauce incorporates pumpkin along with the fettuccine noodles. Just make sure you learn how to cook your pasta to perfection.
This rice dish will make a delicious and hearty dinner. Indulge in this creamy risotto that includes canned pumpkin, sage and pumpkin pie spice to create a fantastic fall flavor. It’s easily cooked in the oven rather than on the stovetop.
This treat is perfect if you want to enjoy a nice breakfast in bed on a lazy morning. Take a frozen puff pastry and fill it with cream cheese and pumpkin mixture for a quick treat.
Elevate your traditional vanilla cookie sandwich into a great fall snack. This recipe puts smooth pumpkin spice marshmallow filling between chewy pumpkin spice cookies.
If you’re a big fan of savory salsas and dips, this pumpkin spice dip may bring you over to the sweet side. This recipe whips together cream cheese, vanilla yogurt and canned pumpkin to make a delicious dip that is great to eat with fresh fruit or cookies.
Bread recipes were among the most popular cooking searches across America during the coronavirus pandemic, so make this loaf that is perfect for fall. Mix canned pumpkin with a few other ingredients to make the bread, then top it off with some chopped pecans.
Sure, you can make a simple cheesecake, but why not add a hint of fall flavors to take it to the next level? This cheesecake recipe uses canned pumpkin and a variety of spices such as cinnamon and pumpkin spice with a hint of Kentucky’s iconic drink, bourbon.
You can make this pudding using an Instant Pot. This recipe is the perfect fall dessert and uses pumpkin, coconut milk and a blend of autumn spices such as allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg. If you like this recipe, there are other pudding recipes that are among the most-searched desserts in America.
This bread recipe will go great with a cup of coffee in the morning. Making this in the Instant Pot will fill your home with the aromas of pumpkin and spices.
This yummy twist on duchess potatoes will be a perfect side dish for the holidays. The recipe creates a potato and pumpkin mixture that is piped out on a baking sheet into swirls and then baked until ridges are crispy. Love potatoes? Here are more of the best potato recipes you can make.
There are plenty of delicious American chili styles across the country, but this recipe will impress the family as the temperatures get cooler. Ground turkey gets cooked with canned pumpkin, vegetables and hot peppers for a warm dish to enjoy during the holiday season.
This recipe is a quick and easy Instant Pot dish for beginners. All you have to do is add canned pumpkin and chicken broth with vegetables and seasonings to have a tasty meal ready for you in 15 minutes.
This dessert recipe may be difficult, but it will definitely impress your table. Canned pumpkin is used to make a cake that is rolled with a cream cheese and walnut mixture. It’s then sprinkled with powdered sugar before serving.
You can easily make this pumpkin crumb cake using ingredients that can be found in your pantry. For the cake, mix canned pumpkin with yellow cake mix and pumpkin pie spice. Then for the toppings, chopped pecans and brown sugar are mixed together and sprinkled over the cake.
When you combine a cheesecake with a pumpkin pie, you create your new guilty pleasure. This recipe layers a graham cracker crust with cream cheese and pumpkin filling in the middle. Before you start to throw down in the kitchen, here are some baking tips every home cook should know.
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