Roasted Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup
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Pumpkin Recipes That Go Beyond the Traditional Pie

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Roasted Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup
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Along with stunning fall foliage and acts of gratitude, pumpkin pie and pumpkin spice are a part of everything that’s nice about the months of October and November. This year, celebrate the season with these pumpkin recipes for everything from breakfast to dessert.

No-Bake Pumpkin Pecan Pie Bites

No-Bake Pumpkin Pecan Pie Bites
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This autumn, fall for these bite-size pumpkin pies encased in a nutty and heart-healthy pecan and date crust. 

For the No-Bake Pumpkin Pecan Pie Bites, click here.

Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake

Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake
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No-bake desserts are not just for summer. Cheesecakes are just as scrumptious during the chilly months. Fit a layer of pumpkin filling between yours this fall. 

For the Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake recipe, click here.

Mini Baked Pumpkin Pie Spice Donuts

 Mini Baked Pumpkin Pie Spice Donuts
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Homemade doughnuts are the best doughnuts. Lucky for you, these pumpkin spice bites require no at-home frying and are glazed in sweet vanilla.

For the Mini Baked Pumpkin Pie Spice Donuts recipe, click here.

‘Thank You Very Much’ Pumpkin Peanut Butter Sandwich

‘Thank You Very Much’ Pumpkin Peanut Butter Sandwich

You just can't help falling in love with this pumpkin take on Elvis Presley's favorite peanut butter and banana sandwich. For top songs and this delicious sandwich, we thank you, Elvis, thank you very much.

For the ‘Thank You Very Much’ Pumpkin Peanut Butter Sandwich recipe, click here.

Sweet and Smoky Pumpkin Seeds

Sweet and Smoky Pumpkin Seeds
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After carving the perfect pumpkin, put ol’ Jack’s gooey guts to use with this sweet and smoky pumpkin seed recipe. 

For the Sweet and Smoky Pumpkin Seeds recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Creme Sandwich Cookies

Pumpkin Creme Sandwich Cookies
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Cooking with canned pumpkin is one easy way to incorporate fall’s signature flavor into your favorite treats. This recipe calls for 2 tablespoons of canned pumpkin, which when mixed with butter, marshmallow creme and more makes for a fun orange cookie filling. 

For the Pumpkin Creme Sandwich Cookies recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Danish

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Danish
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If you are up for a challenge, ditch the store-bought coffee cake this holiday season. Instead, with a little help from frozen puff pastry sheets, bake your own pumpkin and cream cheese danish in under an hour.

For the Pumpkin Cream Cheese Danish recipe, click here.

King’s Hawaiian Skillet Pumpkin French Toast

King’s Hawaiian Skillet Pumpkin French Toast
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Fetch the cast-iron pan and a loaf of Hawaiian sweet bread. This pumpkin french toast recipe is a must-make. After baking for 45 minutes, slice and serve yours with coconut and almonds.

For the King’s Hawaiian Skillet Pumpkin French Toast recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Spice Latte

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Spice Latte
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Pumpkin spice coffee drinks are not exclusive to Starbucks, Dunkin’ or your favorite local cafe. Brew up your own pumpkin spice latte in a slow cooker at home.  

For the Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Spice Latte recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Spice Dip

Pumpkin Spice Dip
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Dunk graham crackers, fresh fruit or the best homemade cookies into this creamy dessert dip made of whipped cream cheese, vanilla yogurt, canned pumpkin and brown sugar. 

For the Pumpkin Spice Dip recipe, click here.

Fettuccine Pumpkin Alfredo

Fettuccine Pumpkin Alfredo
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More canned pumpkin, bacon and chipotle chili peppers take this classic pasta dish to a new fall-tastic level. Pro tip: cook your pasta perfectly by finishing it in the sauce.

For the Fettuccine Pumpkin Alfredo recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Crumb Cake

Pumpkin Crumb Cake
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Boxed cake mix provides the base for this perfectly crumby pumpkin crumb cake topped with even more brown sugar pecan crumbles. 

For the Pumpkin Crumb Cake recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting
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Brain-boosting almond slivers are used to garnish these perfectly pumpkin cupcakes iced in cream cheese frosting.  

For the Pumpkin Cupcakes with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Pecan Crumble Overnight Oats

Pumpkin Pecan Crumble Overnight Oats
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A good breakfast makes all the difference on a bad morning. Luckily, these overnight oats are made for meal prepping and flavored with autumnal favorites: pumpkin and pecan.

For the Pumpkin Pecan Crumble Overnight Oats recipe, click here.

Twice-Baked Pumpkin Pie Sweet Potatoes

Twice-Baked Pumpkin Pie Sweet Potatoes
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Another fall flavor mash-up, twice-baked pumpkin pie sweet potatoes are a side dish ideal for holiday dinners. Of course, potato recipes run the gamut from cheesy casseroles to creamy mashed potatoes, so take your pick.

For the Twice-Baked Pumpkin Pie Sweet Potatoes recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Spice Bread

Pumpkin Spice Bread
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Bread baking is not for the faint-hearted. However, this pumpkin spice loaf recipe is a fair introduction. All it takes is a smattering of pantry staples (flour, sugar, baking soda, etc.) plus a few added ingredients, namely orange juice, canned pumpkin and pecans. 

For the Pumpkin Spice Bread recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Champurrado

Pumpkin Champurrado

Allow us to introduce you to atoles, a Mexican class of hot drinks made with cornflour.  Chocolate-flavored atole is called champurrado. Pair this warm and hearty pumpkin champurrado with tamales and other traditional Mexican recipes for a fall feast. 

For the Pumpkin Champurrado recipe, click here.

Michigan Potato Energy Bites

Michigan Potato Energy Bites

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Everyone could use an energy boost. These potato energy bites are packed with foods you should eat every day like ground flax and thyroid-healthy pumpkin seeds. 

For the Michigan Potato Energy Bites recipe, click here.

Roasted Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

Roasted Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup
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Topped with a pecan pomegranate salsa, this bright fall soup is as flavorful as it is colorful. 

For the Roasted Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Spice Spread

Pumpkin Spice Spread
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Canned pumpkin, whipped cream cheese, chopped pecans and brown sugar are at it again. This time, these powerhouse ingredients have teamed up to make a pumpkin spread fit for bagels, muffins and more. 

For the Pumpkin Spice Spread recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Cake Roll with Cream Cheese Filling

Pumpkin Cake Roll with Cream Cheese Filling
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This impressive dessert is simpler than it lets on. First, follow the recipe instruction when baking your pumpkin cake and crafting your cream cheese filling. Spread the filling over the baked cake and roll up using a towel. 

For the Pumpkin Cake Roll with Cream Cheese Filling recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Bourbon Cheesecake

Instant Pot Pumpkin Bourbon Cheesecake
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Easy Instant Pot recipes are lifesavers during the holiday season. This Thanksgiving, express your gratitude by baking and sharing this pumpkin bourbon cheesecake. 

For the Instant Pot Pumpkin Bourbon Cheesecake recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Pie Spice French Toast

Pumpkin Pie Spice French Toast
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There are many tasty takes on classic French toast. For this recipe, add canned pumpkin to your typical mix of eggs, milk, vanilla and sugar before soaking the slices of bread. Cook on the skillet until golden brown and serve with syrup. 

For the Pumpkin Pie Spice French Toast recipe, click here.

Pork and Pumpkin Empanadas

Pork and Pumpkin Empanadas

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Do not be fooled by these small hand-held empanadas. Although they will require some work, these pork, pumpkin, cheese and black bean treats will be worth the wait. 

For the Pork and Pumpkin Empanadas recipe, click here.

The Jack O'Groni Cocktail

The Jack O'Groni Cocktail
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This boo-zy pumpkin-pie-flavored negroni will undoubtedly enhance any spooktacular assembly of Halloween treats

For the Jack O'Groni Cocktail recipe, click here

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes
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With gingersnap cookies as a crust base and a creamy pumpkin top, these mini cheesecakes are seriously seasonal. Refrigerate for two hours or overnight or make them ahead and freeze up to three days in advance. 

For the Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Pie Spice Fudge

Pumpkin Pie Spice Fudge
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This easy and fun recipe is perfect for cooking with kids. Sweetened condensed milk, chopped white chocolate, pumpkin pie spice and food coloring is all you’ll need for this fudgey fall snack. 

For the Pumpkin Pie Spice Fudge recipe, click here.

Cream Cheese Stuffed Pumpkin Muffins

Cream Cheese Stuffed Pumpkin Muffins
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Breakfast is what you make of it. But we highly recommend you allow yours to look a lot like these cream cheese stuffed pumpkin muffins. 

For the Cream Cheese Stuffed Pumpkin Muffins recipe, click here.

Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Pumpkin Sauce

Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Pumpkin Sauce
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This grilled chicken recipe served alongside a peanut-pumpkin sauce is anything but boring. Cook and serve yours as either an appetizer or main dish. 

For the Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Pumpkin Sauce recipe, click here.

Spiced Pumpkin Pie With Pepita Crust

Spiced Pumpkin Pie With Pepita Crust
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Yes, pumpkin pie can be even more pumpkiny. Shelled pumpkin seeds, known as pepitas, make up the crust of this spiced pumpkin holiday pie

For the Spiced Pumpkin Pie With Pepita Crust recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Pudding Dump Cake

Pumpkin Pudding Dump Cake
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Six ingredients is all it takes to make this simple pumpkin pudding dump cake. Just gather your ingredients and, well, dump them all together. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes and enjoy.

For the Pumpkin Pudding Dump Cake recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes
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Put any of the canned pumpkin leftovers from the holiday to use and start a holiday tradition by preparing these pumpkin pancakes. 

For the Pumpkin Pancakes recipe, click here.

Old-Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Nutmeg

Old-Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Nutmeg

The ideal sweater weather snack, these soft pumpkin cookies are made to be downed with a mug of hot chocolate near a warm fire and cuddly blanket. 

For the Old-Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Nutmeg recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Mug Cookie

Pumpkin Mug Cookie
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Mug meals may have saved your life in college but this seven-minute mug cookie is coming to blow your mind this fall.

For the Pumpkin Mug Cookie recipe, click here.

Oven Baked Pumpkin Risotto

Oven Baked Pumpkin Risotto
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Spice up your simple weeknight dinner rotation by swapping in this oven-baked risotto full of fall favorites like sage, pumpkin and garlic. 

For the Oven Baked Pumpkin Risotto recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Kale Lasagna

Pumpkin Kale Lasagna
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Count this pumpkin kale lasagna among other easy and cheap vegetarian dinner options. Pumpkin, ricotta, mushrooms and kale collide to create the ultimate cold-weather comfort food.

For the Pumpkin Kale Lasagna recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Chocolate Tart

Pumpkin Chocolate Tart

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Encased in a cookie crumb crust, this rich pumpkin chocolate tart is the perfect cross between an iconic pumpkin pie and decadent chocolate dessert. 

For the Pumpkin Chocolate Tart recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Pudding

Instant Pot Pumpkin Pudding
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Pudding recipes were among the most searched desserts this summer. Carry the trend through the fall using this instant pot pumpkin pudding recipe made of all of fall’s most iconic spices: cinnamon, ginger, pumpkin and nutmeg.

For the Instant Pot Pumpkin Pudding recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Pie Cookies

Pumpkin Pie Cookies
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Whenever you grow tired of eating all the best Halloween candy, try your hand at baking these festive pumpkin pie cookies. 

For the Pumpkin Pie Cookies recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Pie Spice White Russian

Pumpkin Pie Spice White Russian
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This autumnal cocktail combines coffee liqueur, vodka and heavy cream with pumpkin pie spice extract for a warm and rich blend. Pair it with dinner or save for an after-dinner drink. 

For the Pumpkin Pie Spice White Russian recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Bread

 Instant Pot Pumpkin Bread
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Your kitchen will undoubtedly smell like fall while this Instant Pot pumpkin bread bakes for 55 minutes. So be patient, sip an astounding cup of homemade coffee and mentally transport yourself to the best fall foliage spot in your state

For the Instant Pot Pumpkin Bread recipe, click here.

Pumpkin and Sausage Strata With Toasted Pepitas

Pumpkin and Sausage Strata With Toasted Pepitas
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Straight out of the Midwest, strata is a regional breakfast casserole typically made with bread, eggs and cheese. This pumpkin and sausage strata is prime fall-time eating. 

For the Pumpkin and Sausage Strata With Toasted Pepitas recipe, click here.

Simply Pumpkin, Orange & Ginger Smoothie

Simply Pumpkin, Orange & Ginger Smoothie
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There are some smoothies that taste as good as they look, and this is one such smoothie. To make yours today, all you need is orange juice, pumpkin, ginger and three spare minutes. 

For the Simply Pumpkin, Orange & Ginger Smoothie recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Curried Pumpkin Soup

Instant Pot Curried Pumpkin Soup
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Don’t reach for the canned pumpkin. You will actually need an entire pumpkin to prepare this cozy home-cooked meal.  

For the Instant Pot Pumpkin Soup recipe, click here.

Signature Pumpkin Pie

Signature Pumpkin Pie
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