Fall is in full swing. The leaves are orange and the cool breeze gives you a break from the warm sun. Pumpkin patches are bustling with people, while others are headed to a haunted corn maze. All of the fun of fall is upon us.
Fall is my favorite season. I love the feel of a cool fall morning.
One of my favorite things to do in the fall is bake. Pumpkins are plentiful in my garden this time of year, so this year I set out to make as many pumpkin recipes as possible.
Below are the best pumpkin recipes I found this fall.
The first recipe is a classic - pumpkin bread. This sweet treat is one of
my favorite fall desserts.
I enjoy pumpkin bread fresh out of the oven with a slab of butter on top.
This recipe can be made as a loaf
or as muffins. The spices make your home smell delicious.
This pumpkin bread pudding tastes like pumpkin pie in bread pudding form.
Rich ingredients like eggs, half and half, and
French bread are combined to make this delicious dessert.
This bread pudding is perfectly spiced with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves.
Put a little twist on your chocolate chip cookies.
I love chocolate chip cookies. They have always been my favorite cookie because I like
classic cookie flavors.
These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are the perfect addition to your fall recipes because they give just enough pumpkin kick without it being overpowering.
Take a break from the sweets and try this pumpkin lasagna recipe.
For a long time, I found myself making only pumpkin sweets but pumpkin is a great ingredient for savory dishes, too.
This vegetarian lasagna uses mushrooms and pumpkin to give an interesting twist to a classic meal.
These pumpkin spice cupcakes are perfect for any fall gathering.
I took these to my friend’s apartment when we were celebrating the first day of fall.
They were moist pumpkin cupcakes with a delicious cinnamon cream cheese frosting. They were a party hit and everyone loved them.
I could not go through fall without making a pumpkin pie.
This classic recipe has a sweet, spiced filling inside a flaky crust. My family loves to eat it topped with whipped cream.
I used homemade pumpkin puree from my garden and you could tell the difference between the fresh goodness and canned pumpkin, although both work.
a classic Thanksgiving dessert you need at the table!
Cookies are my favorite thing to make. Who does not love a bite-size, handheld dessert?
These pumpkin cookies are the best pumpkin cookies I have ever made.
They are soft and moist with a sweet cream cheese frosting. Grab a mug of coffee and enjoy.
My boyfriend loves cheesecake. He came over one night and asked if I wanted to make some cheesecake for him.
This was in the middle of my pumpkin kick, so I had to try pumpkin cheesecake.
Creamy cheesecake mixed with pumpkin spice, topped with whipped cream is the perfect combination.
I like it best with a mug of pumpkin spice beverage.
I stumbled upon this recipe while browsing Pinterest. I saw a pumpkin, so I knew I had to try it.
These pumpkin bars are simple to make and delicious to eat.
Because they are baked in one big pan, clean-up was a breeze as well.
I was looking for a good pumpkin breakfast recipe.
I love muffins, so I decided to look for a pumpkin muffin recipe. This is the first recipe I tried, and I knew they were exactly what I was looking for.
Moist muffins with the perfect blend of pumpkin spice and pumpkin flavor.
One night last week my friends called me to let me know they would be stopping by in thirty minutes.
I was running out of snacks, but I wanted to make sure I had something to offer to my guests.
I remembered this dump cake recipe, threw it together, and had the perfect treat for them.
This pumpkin bread is similar to the pumpkin bread at the beginning of this article.
What sets this recipe apart is the rich chocolate chips.
I like to add chocolate to most things I bake, so I knew I had to try it with pumpkin bread, and I’m glad I did.
Pumpkin rolls are a little trickier to make than some of the previous recipes.
You have to time the roll right, but other than that, it is not too difficult.
Pumpkin cake is spiraled around delicious cream cheese frosting for a dessert that looks as good as it tastes.
Just like the pumpkin cheesecake, but in bite-size. These pumpkin cheesecake cookies were my cousin's favorite.
I took them to her fall birthday party because I knew she loved cheesecake.
She loved that they were so easy to serve to the guests.
My sister’s favorite thing about fall is Dunkin’ Donuts’ pumpkin donuts.
I was going to her house one night and wanted to bring something special.
I found this donut hole recipe and knew I had to try them. She said they were a close second to Dunkin’ Donuts, but I think they are better.
I love pumpkin bars because they are easy to make and feed a crowd well.
This simple recipe makes a pumpkin bar base with a cream cheese frosting.
It is spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice for that beloved pumpkin spice flavor.
Many of my recipes called for canned pumpkin puree.
I grew pumpkins in my garden this year and wanted to use them instead.
This pumpkin puree recipe is what I used for the pumpkin in most of these pumpkin recipes.
Breakfast is my favorite meal to cook. Growing up, I loved to get out of bed before anyone else to a quiet home.
I love making people happy with the food, so I would get up and make breakfast for everyone.
One weekend I went to my parent’s house and made these delicious pumpkin pancakes and topped them with butter and rich maple syrup.
Coffee cake is the perfect dessert or sweet breakfast to start your morning. I love the streusel topping.
I saw some coffee cake at a local coffee shop and that gave me the idea to make pumpkin coffee cake.
This recipe has the perfect blend of spice and sweetness.
My mom loves tea.
She had me over for tea and scones this fall, which led me to make pumpkin scones the next morning.
The maple glaze on top of these scones is what sold me.
These blondies are delicious pumpkin bars bursting with chocolate chips.
I love mixing pumpkin and chocolate.
This recipe is perfect to take to large gatherings or for a sweet breakfast. I also like it with a mug of mint tea for an afternoon snack.
I love my grandmother’s apple crisp. One day the thought occurred to me, why not have pumpkin crisp?
This delicious recipe satisfied those cravings.
Soft pumpkin topped with a crispy oat topping and finished with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Pumpkin whoopie pies are a fun way to enjoy pumpkin in the fall.
Two fluffy pumpkin cookies around a whipped filling are the perfect way to get your pumpkin fix.
I loved this recipe because it took a daunting item and made it easy to make.
I was getting tired of sweets and was in the mood for pasta when I found this pumpkin feta pasta recipe.
The sharp taste of feta married perfectly with the creaminess of pumpkin.
Baby spinach and walnuts give this dish the perfect twist to your everyday pasta.
I am not a fan of frying my food, but when I saw this pumpkin old-fashioned doughnut recipe, I knew I had to try it.
These old-fashioned doughnuts are the perfect treat. Soft, fluffy interior with a maple glaze over the top. Delicious.
This moist bundt cake will be the last pumpkin bundt cake recipe you will have to try.
I had to try a couple before I came across this one.
The warm spices and delicious pumpkin flavor put it above the rest. The cream cheese glaze was the perfect ending to each bite.
I was hanging out with my cousin who has to eat gluten-free.
I got to thinking about gluten-free baking and knew I had to find some gluten-free pumpkin recipes.
These pumpkin oatmeal cookies were the perfect gluten-free treat. I think I’ll make them again for myself sometime.
I saw the name of this recipe and was immediately intrigued. Why is it called earthquake cake?
After making it, I knew why.
An array of nuts, chocolate chips, and other ingredients are thrown into this cake, making it look like an earthquake.
A delicious earthquake, that is.
After making a couple of different pumpkin bread recipes, I wanted to try one with a little twist.
I found this pumpkin cream cheese bread and decided to give it a try. I am glad I did.
This is my favorite pumpkin bread recipe because the cream cheese gives the best creamy twist to the bread.
If you are ever getting tired of eating pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, try these pumpkin streusel bars.
They have a gingersnap crust that gives the perfect crunch beneath the soft pumpkin filling and streusel topping.
I saw this pumpkin snickerdoodle recipe and thought, why not try it? To no surprise, they were delicious.
I like the pumpkin version better than the original snickerdoodles.
The pumpkin adds a dynamic flavor that makes them not as sweet as regular snickerdoodles.
The name of this pumpkin pie is what first caught my eye and intrigued me to try it.
This pumpkin pie uses cooling in the refrigerator instead of baking in the oven to finish the pie.
Pumpkin puree is blended with Cool Whip for a light, fluffy alternative to rich pumpkin pie.
Amongst my plethora of breakfast recipes is
While searching for pumpkin recipes, I thought, why not add pumpkin to my French toast mix? I am glad I did.
This easy recipe is perfect for any morning. This French toast tastes perfectly drizzled with maple syrup.
These beautiful pumpkin twists are sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
They look much more difficult to make than they are.
I bought puff pastry for this recipe, but if you wanted to be a real pastry chef, you could make your own.
For simplicity reasons, I used store bought and I thought they were delicious.
Who does not love a gooey cinnamon roll?
I had this thought the other day and decided to throw in some pumpkin for a fall twist.
These light and fluffy pumpkin cinnamon rolls are the best pumpkin dessert to date as far as I’m concerned.
This pumpkin French toast casserole is like a mix between pumpkin bread pudding and pumpkin French toast.
It is a simple recipe that is delicious and perfect when served with a cup of hot coffee for breakfast.
Baked oatmeal is
a great healthy breakfast option.
I wanted to try to add pumpkin to my baked oatmeal when I found this recipe.
This baked oatmeal is not too sweet but has just the right amount of sweetness. I loved this baked oatmeal for breakfast during a busy week.
I went to visit my sister one afternoon. We agreed to go out for lunch and catch up, ending up at an Indian restaurant.
I had curry and she had chicken tikka masala. That meal inspired me to get more creative with my pumpkin dishes.
I searched for Indian pumpkin recipes and fell in love with this simple one-pot pumpkin curry.
I was always a pancake fan growing up. I love their fluffiness and the way the butter melts into them.
My boyfriend got me a waffle maker for my birthday this past summer, so I have been experimenting with waffles lately.
I found this delicious pumpkin waffle recipe. My boyfriend thought they were the best waffles he had ever tasted.
Think of this pumpkin pull-apart loaf as a fall version of monkey bread.
Spiced pumpkin baked into a sweet bread that is perfect for sharing.
I love making this pull-apart bread because it is not only a tasty dessert but also a fun event.
Another pumpkin bread. I wanted to try something different than the cream cheese glaze when I found this pumpkin bread recipe with a cinnamon glaze.
The moist bread topped with a warm cinnamon glaze was perfect when enjoyed alongside a cup of bitter black coffee.
This recipe tested my cooking ability. Custard is a tricky dessert to master.
I cannot say I am a master at it, but this pumpkin magic custard cake was delicious.
Thick custard with warm pumpkin spice flavors was perfect for my fall get-together.
What makes banana bread better? Pure pumpkin puree and chocolate chips, that’s what.
I love this banana pumpkin bread recipe. It produces the moistest quick bread and is perfect for breakfast or dessert.
If you are looking for a delicious, moist pumpkin cake, look no further.
This pumpkin cream cheese crumb cake hits all of the textures.
From moist pumpkin cake to soft cream cheese, to a crunchy crumb topping, you will be satisfied with this cake.
After making some of the other pumpkin cookie recipes, I still was not satisfied.
I wanted a chewy, soft pumpkin cookie.
These brown butter and maple chewy pumpkin cookies were exactly what I was waiting for. The brown butter gives them the perfect caramelized taste.
Pudding is not one of my favorite desserts. I’m more of a baked goods kind of person, but I found this recipe and knew I had to try it.
The warm spices gave this pudding a comforting flavor. If you love pudding and pumpkin pie, you need to give it a try.
Quick bread is my favorite thing to make. You can whip them out without too much preparation.
This pumpkin swirl bread blends the warm spiciness of pumpkin spice with the tanginess of cream cheese for the best dessert loaf.
This pumpkin mousse trifle is the perfect dessert for the days you need a sweet ending to a meal and a beautiful centerpiece for your table.
It is made in a clear glass bowl, allowing you to see the layers of beauty within.
As soon as the weather starts to turn cool, I am ready for soup season.
With so many pumpkins in my garden, I knew I would have to try some pumpkin soup.
I found this delicious, creamy pumpkin soup recipe and it hit the spot. Onions and garlic add a certain savoriness to the dish that makes it extra delicious.
Make pumpkin the star of your dinner with this recipe. These pumpkin ravioli are the perfect fall dinner for you and your family.
Soft, homemade pasta surrounds a savory pumpkin filling bursting with flavor.
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