31 Must-Make Pumpkin Recipes for Every Occasion
Originally published October 1, 2018.
In honor of the best season, Fall, we bring you PUMPKIN EVERYTHING! Here are thirty-one recipes for thirty-one autumnal October days. Dive right in to some classics, some perfect-for-beginners, and some unique twists that will have your friends and family raving about your culinary skills.
31 Must-Make Pumpkin Recipes for Every Occasion
This dessert is perfect for those who want a little twist on the classic pumpkin pie. Pair it with gingersnap cookies for the perfect fall treat!
These are basically health pancakes because they’re made with vegetables. And, according to Ruchi, you can adapt this recipe to suit your needs and vegetable preferences. Pumpkin, please!
These sweet babies have maple icing for drizzling. Does it get anymore fall than pumpkin and maple? I think not!
This soup is hearty, vegetarian and protein-packed without losing any flavor or texture! Perfect if you want to make a gourd-eous soup, for yourself or to share with friends.
“Bundt.” Need I say more?
Move aside, plain ol’ chocolate chip scones…Pumpkin is here! These scones are full and sweet without being fully-sweet. Pumpkin and Chocolate might be the new best pairing.
This has a STREUSEL topping. STREUSEL! Can you get more autumnal and cozy than apple, pumpkin, and streusel?
I can’t seem to get behind the coffee-and-pumpkin flavoring, but pumpkin and chai makes perfect sense to me. For my fellow tea drinkers, this one is for you!
This recipe has my mouth watering and my heart warming, I can’t wait to toast my hands up with a cupful of this soup. It can be made vegan or vegetarian easily and it’s quick to whip up!
I never considered pumpkin and mushroom to go together until I came across this recipe. It screams autumnal forest to me, whatever flavor that might be. Earthy, rich, cheesy, carbtastic goodness.
After watching as many seasons of Great British Baking Show as I could get my hands on, I feel adept in the knowledge of “sponge” and all things rolled. This recipe is the perfect way to pretend you’re baking for Paul and Mary— with all the splendor of eating the cake yourself! Or with friends…whichever…
With a tahini yogurt dip (recipe included!), these spicy roast pumpkin wedges are deliciously flavored and you can play around with types of squash and spices!
13. Roast Pumpkin Seeds with a twist by Genius Kitchen
I’ve never successfully roasted pumpkin seeds and I think Genius Kitchen’s secret ingredient is what I was missing! You might be surprised what a little Worchester Sauce can do.
This recipe was passed down from her grandmother, who found it in a magazine 50 years ago. It certainly past the test of time, and the test of taste buds!
Salty-Pumpkiny-Crunch? There’s no better snack than this pumpkin spice pecan popcorn!
This waffles are fluffy and flavorful, and with a little maple syrup, some butter, and maybe a few nuts this is my ideal breakfast September through November!
A fall spin on a classic favorite Italian Dish. Add a little sage and your mouth will sing from the delicate flavor.
18. Pumpkin Soup with Sage and Ham and Ham by Food and Wine
This soup comes with a wine pairing. A great way for a quick-and-easy but classed-up lunch.
Cheesy-Pumpkin-Crispy-Bites…I might be in heaven.
This stay-at-home-dad brings dinner to the table, literally, with these pumpkin buttermilk biscuits. And we all know biscuits can be eaten for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can’t go wrong with these!
21. Creamy Pumpkin Sauce by MegChaseWal at Allrecipes.com
This is the perfect sauce for any pasta dish, and you can easily make it dairy-free or vegetarian to suit your needs.
I think this should now be called “completely famous” pumpkin cheesecake!
This recipe is no-churn which means you don’t need an ice cream maker! And, best part is, you can make Pumpkin Pie Milkshakes with it! Are you drooling yet?
Pumpkin is filled with vitamins, so can these be breakfast cookies?
Nothing screams “fall flavor” more to me than ginger and pumpkin together.
Pumpkin is the perfect ingredient to zazz up a curry dish and make it autumnal!
These little pumpkin pillows of pasta can be made in 30 minutes! Can you believe?!
These have built-in-bowls!
This recipe is quick, easy, and super healthy with protein-packed quinoa and vitamin-rich arugula and pumpkin.
Who says you can’t have sweet and spicy? This chili packs the heat while featuring the nutty sweetness that pumpkin has to offer.
If you’re thinking “fall is no time for salad,” think again! This warm salad is the lovely cousin to a cool summer salad. With maple and pumpkin and a little tahini zing, you will feel full and comforted while still eating those leafy greens.