50+ Pumpkin Recipes for Fall
Fall means pumpkin patches, jack-o-lanterns and—most importantly—pumpkin recipes! Try one of our best pumpkin dinners, desserts, even cocktails, that will taste just right for the season.
Rachael Ray's Roasted Pumpkin Soup
A quick way to make this soup even better? Top it with roasted pumpkin seeds!
Recipe: Try Rach's Roasted Pumpkin Soup
Sky-High Pumpkin Crepe Cake with Orange Cream
Aaaaand we have a winner for Best Fall Dessert Ever. This crepe stack takes a bit of time, but it's totally worth it. (And you can totally eat it for breakfast.)
Recipe: Try our Sky-High Pumpkin Crepe Cake with Orange Cream
Rachael Ray's Quick Pumpkin Mac & Cheese
The only thing that could make a big bowl of creamy mac better is a bit of pumpkin mixed in.
Recipe: Try Rach's Quick Pumpkin Mac & Cheese
Sweet & Spicy Sriracha Pepitas
Turn those pumpkin seeds into this five-ingredient fall snack!
Recipe: Try our Sweet & Spicy Sriracha Pepitas
Pumpkin Cake with Pecan Praline
Savory, sweet and crunchy — all of our favorite things. Wow your dinner guests with this yummy after dinner pumpkin confection.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Cake with Pecan Praline
This veggie snack is super fast to make. Fill tortillas with pumpkin puree, cheese, nuts and cumin, then heat. It'll be gone just as fast as it was made!
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Quesadillas
Pumpkin Soup with Coconut & Curry
This pumpkin soup gets a spicy twist thanks to curry paste.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Soup with Coconut & Curry
Pumpkin Mousse Pie
Good: This fluffy pumpkin pie doesn't require any baking. Better: It's topped with candied toasted pepitas!
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Mousse Pie
Pumpkin Spice Butter
Step one: Combine butter and pumpkin spice. Step two: Spread on everything.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Spice Butter
Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake
Change up your simple cheesecake with this pumpkin version of the classic.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake
Pumpkin Ravioli with Butter & Sage Sauce
This recipe was made with Thanksgiving's leftover pie in mind. Mix it with ricotta for a super-tasty ravioli filling.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Ravioli with Butter & Sage Sauce
Roasted Carrots with Everything-Bagel Seasoning
This sweet and savory side dish get some extra crunch thanks to our favorite fall topper, roasted pepitas.
Recipe: Try our Roasted Carrots with Everything Bagel Seasoning
Chai-Spiced Pie Shake
When it doubt, put a pie on it. Toss of a whole slice of pumpkin pie, plus some ice cream and spices, and blend it into this tasty treat.
Recipe: Try our Chai-Spiced Pie Shake
Rachael Ray's Warm Autumn Panzanella
This hearty dishes has alllll the fall flavors you love—including toasted pumpkin seed oil and toasted pepitas.
Recipe: Try Rach's Warm Autumn Panzanella
Pumpkin-flavored beer is good on its own, but mix it with lemonade and orange marmalade for an even tastier fall sipper.
Recipe: Try our Winter Shandy
Pumpkin & Maple Cake
This simple sheet-cake works for any fall occasion.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin & Maple Cake
Farro Risotto with Pumpkin & Sage
Rachael's 30-Minute Meal is a healthier take on risotto, made with farro instead of rice.
Recipe: Try our Farro Risotto with Pumpkin & Sage
Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
Go ahead, take a shortcut! Store-bought pie crust works just fine here.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
Pumpkin Pie Pasta
Transform those Thanksgiving leftovers with this inventive pasta dish that uses stuffing, pumpkin pie filling, and leftover green beans. (Sounds weird, but don't knock it till you try it!)
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Pie Pasta
Pumpkin & Cream Cheese Cupcakes
Top these tasty treats with toasted pepitas for a pumpkin on pumpkin extravaganza.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin & Cream Cheese Cupcakes
Pepita Pesto Pasta with Roasted Squash
Mix toasted pumpkin seeds with herbs and cheese for a delicious fall pesto that tastes great on pasta, sandwiches, and more.
Recipe: Try our Pepita Pesto Pasta with Roasted Squash
Pumpkin Pancakes with Maple Cream
Use a squeeze bottle to make leaf shapes for bonus points!
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Pancakes with Maple Cream
Brown-Butter Pumpkin Layer Cake
Pumpkin pie not your thing? Try this pumpkin cake for Thanksgiving this year.
Recipe: Try our Brown-Butter Pumpkin Layer Cake
Chocolate-Pecan Pumpkin Pie
No need to decide between your two favorite pies. This pumpkin pie + pecan pie mashup is the dessert of your dreams!
Recipe: Try our Chocolate-Pecan Pumpkin Pie
Turkey & Roast Poblano Chili
This recipe isn't technically a pumpkin one, but you can (and absolutely should) top it with toasted pumpkin seeds, so we think it qualifies.
Recipe: Try our Turkey & Roast Poblano Chili
Pumpkin Potato Pie
Check out this savory pumpkin pie that's chock-full of great hearty ingredients.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Potato Pie
Molasses Pumpkin Pie
A tasty twist on an old-time fave. Tip: Personalize your pie by adding piecrust garnish that's been baked in cookie-cutter shapes.
Recipe: Try our Molasses Pumpkin Pie
Keep warm on a chilly night with this festive drink. It's spiked cider = spider!
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Spiders
Vegetarian Pumpkin Polenta
Dive into this yummy vegetarian take on polenta. Not only is it delicious but it's also packed with tons of protein.
Recipe: Try our Vegetarian Pumpkin Polenta
Penne-wise Pumpkin Pasta
Dinner on a dime? This whole wheat autumn dish isn't only good for you but it's also good for your wallet.
Recipe: Try our Penne-wise Pumpkin Pasta
Spice up your dessert with Daisy Martinez's festive take on flan!
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Flan
Pumpkin Spice Empanadas
Don't scroll past this one! The combination of lamb, raisins, tomato paste, and pumpkin spice gives you big flavor that somehow just works.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Spice Empanadas
Pumpkin Chiffon Cake
In just under an hour, you can have a yummy cake that also puts you in the holiday mood.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Chiffon Cake
Autumn Golden Vegetable Lasagna
Pumpkin and butternut squash go together perfectly in this awesome lasagna.
Recipe: Try our Autumn Golden Vegetable Lasagna
Spiced Pumpkin Mousse Truffle
This no-bake dessert is super easy and makes enough for the whole gang.
Recipe: Try our Spiced Pumpkin Mousse Trifle
Oven-Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Another great way to put those pumpkin seeds to use: mix them with a bit of salt and EVOO, roast until golden, and snack away.
Recipe: Try our Oven-Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin Spice Cauliflower Casserole
Calling all cauliflower fans! If you love this versatile veg and pumpkin spice, just wait till you try 'em together.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Spice Cauliflower Casserole
From potatoes to chicken, coat your dinner favorites in this scrumptious sauce.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Gravy
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Take your everyday cream-filled favorite and put a pumpkin spin on it.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Black and Tan Chocolate-Pumpkin Trifle
This dessert has it all: chocolate, pumpkin, marshmallow cream, toffee bars, chocolate cookies. We're drooling.
Recipe: Try our Black and Tan Chocolate-Pumpkin Trifle
Ravioli with Toasted Pumpkin
It's a pumpkin-filled pasta topped with -- what else? -- pumpkin seeds!
Recipe: Try our Ravioli with Toasted Pumpkin
Pumpkin Patch Stuffed Shells
Put a smile on the little one's faces while keeping their bellies full with hearty boosters like beta-carotene and vitamin C.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Patch Stuffed Shells
Chocolate Pumpkin Tiramisu
Chocolate, coffee, bourbon, pumpkin—what more could you want in a dessert?
Recipe: Try our Chocolate Pumpkin Tiramisu
Penne With Pumpkin Cream Sauce
Mix up your everyday penne with a touch of pumpkin. Tip: Make it your own with a dash of your favorite cheese sprinkled on top.
Recipe: Try our Penne with Pumpkin Cream Sauce
Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake
This dessert will have your family coming back for seconds because of a surprise holiday spice!
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake
Pumpkin Pie Martinis
Enjoy your favorite holiday flavor in liquid form with a dollop of whipped cream on top!
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Pie Martini
Pumpkin Seed Goat Cheese Pesto
Get creative with this unique and festive pesto. Spread on your favorite bread for a delicious snack.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Seed Goat Cheese Pesto
Pumpkin Pie Cocoa
After a long day of pumpkin picking, bring the family home to warm cups of this perfectly flavored cocoa.
Recipe: Try our Pumpkin Pie Cocoa
Spiced Pumpkin Cake
Send the kids to school with squares of these and you'll be the coolest mom in town!
Recipe: Try our Spiked Pumpkin Cake
Cheesecake-Filled Pumpkin Cupcakes
Young or old, these mini desserts are a definite crowd pleaser. Top 'em off with a creamy frosting for added sweetness.
Recipe: Try our Cheesecake-Filled Pumpkin Cupcakes
Chipotle-Pumpkin Black Bean Soup
You've gotta try this festive soup filled with hearty ingredients. Pair it with tortilla chips for crunch.
Recipe: Try our Chipotle-Pumpkin Black Bean Soup
Double-Decker Pumpkin-Caramel Pie
Shave bits of chocolate over top to finish this amazing pie off. Tip: Brush the cookie crust with egg white to prevent it from getting soggy under the filling.
Recipe: Try our Double-Decker Pumpkin-Caramel Pie