Thanksgiving Pumpkin Recipes
Brown Butter Pumpkin Layer Cake
This layer cake lightens up by skipping the frosting on the sides. Just stack and serve!
Transform risotto into a seasonal supper. This dish is full of spices like nutmeg, cloves, sage and -- most importantly -- pumpkin!
Cheesecake-Filled Pumpkin Cupcakes
Turn pumpkin cupcakes into mini cheesecakes for a sweet after-turkey treat. They're cream cheese spiked cakes!
Double-Decker Pumpkin-Caramel Pie
The cookie crust holds together layers of pumpkin and whipped cream deliciousness. Top if off with chocolate shavings for a pretty and sweet garnish.
A warm rum, pumpkin and cider cocktail is perfect for a post-Thanksgiving dinner drink. PS: Spiked pumpkin + cider = spider!
How To Make Pumpkin Patch Dippers
Here's a recipe for the kiddos. Not only is this carrot and hummus snack a great family project, but it's also a super nutritious nibble.
Treat your family and friends to a non-traditional Thanksgiving treat with a pumpkin surprise.
Pumpkin Cake with Whipped Cream and Pecan Praline
Stack pumpkin spice-infused cakes between fluffy frosting. Then, top it off with crunchy pecan praline for an indulgent dessert.
Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake
Swirl in pumpkin to this classic cheesecake. It's so good, you'll find yourself saying Pumpkin Pie who?
Penne-wise Pumpkin Pasta
Treat your wallet and your pallet to this delicious and healthy pumpkin penne!
Pumpkin Chiffon Cake
This pumpkin-packed cake is a healthier alternative to a custard pie. It'll satisfy cake lovers even without layers of fatty frosting.
Molasses Pumpkin Pie
Try this fun take on the classic Pumpkin pie: First, sweeten up pumpkin with molasses. Then, garnish the top with leftover pie crust in fun festive shapes.
Spiced Pumpkin Mousse Trifle
Whip up this pumpkin and whipped cream trifle with gingersnap pieces for crunch. Tip: Layer the trifle in juice glasses with vanilla yogurt for a holiday parfait.
Vegetarian Pumpkin Polenta With Spinach and White Beans
Try this protein-packed polenta for a vegetarian alternative to turkey this Thanksgiving.
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Make a batch of these Pumpkin Whoopie Pies held together with fluffy cream.
Lather your turkey in this thick pumpkin gravy to add seasonal flavor to your plate.
Pumpkin Patch Stuffed Shells
Here's a recipe for the kids. They won't even notice all the hidden nutrients, like beta-carotene and vitamin C.
Ravioli with Toasted Pumpkin
Pick up a pack of wonton wrappers, stuff 'em with pumpkin puree and boil them to perfection. Top it all off with crunchy toasted pumpkin seeds.
Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake
Line your creamy pumpkin cheesecake with a spicy gingersnap crust.
Pumpkin Pie Martinis
Top off your vanilla vodka and pumpkin spice martini with fluffy whipped cream.
Spiced Pumpkin Cake
Turn your blondies into a festive pumpkin treat with these spiced pumpkin squares.
Pumpkin Seed Goat Cheese Pesto
Pesto gets a facelift with this pumpkin seed and goat cheese version. The best part: You can spread it on just about anything.
Pumpkin Pie Cocoa
Finish off your holiday with a warm cup of hot chocolate with pumpkin spice.
Black and Tan Chocolate-Pumpkin Trifle
This one-dish wonder is filled with sweet flavors to compliment the pumpkin like marshmallow, chocolate and toffee.
Chipotle-Pumpkin Black Bean Soup
Dip your favorite tortilla chips into this spicy pumpkin black bean soup.
Pumpkin Potato Pie
Have a slice of this savory pie with your turkey for a potato-pumpkin party on your plate.
Dream Thanksgiving Menu
Whatever your dream Thanksgiving dinner is, one of these seven ingenious menus -- featuring cool new dishes, make-ahead tips and even vegetarian recipes -- will make it come true.