50 Pumpkin Recipes That Will Put Your Latte to Shame

It’s the first of October! You know what that means… Time for PUMPKIN RECIPES, my little gourds!pumpkin

I had my first-ever pumpkin spice latte today and I’m going to be honest, I don’t really get what you guys see in them, I feel like maybe you just haven’t tried a dirty chai yet. But it doesn’t matter what I think about your expensive coffee drinks because there are SO MANY other incredible pumpkin-based recipes, from sweet to savory and back again.

If all you’ve been doing with pumpkin is putting it in your coffee and your pie, you have not been living your best life. Here, let me show you. (Also, yes, there’s a homemade pumpkin spice latte on the list too. Eat (drink) your heart out.)

1. Pumpkin Maple Overnight Oatmeal Parfait

2. Pumpkin Chili

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3. Pumpkin Ricotta Ravioli

4. Pumpkin Pie French Toast

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5. Pumpkin Spice Latte

6. Mini Gingersnap Pumpkin Cheesecakes

7. Autumn Kale Salad with Roast Pumpkin and Walnuts

8. Pumpkin Roll

9. Overnight Pumpkin Breakfast Smoothie with Brown Butter Granola Honey

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10. No-Churn Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

11. Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts

12. Soft Glazed Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

13. Pumpkin Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce and Pecans

14. Pumpkin Bread Pudding

15. Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi with Sage Brown Butter Sauce

16. Smoky Pumpkin Fettucini Alfredo

Meat cannelloni pumpkin-tomato sauce on plate. Top view

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17. Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce

18. Whole Wheat Pumpkin Spice Waffles

19. Pumpkin Pecan Superseed Granola

20. Pumpkin Cornbread

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21.Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

22. Pumpkin Goat Cheese Tacos

23. Pumpkin Pastry Cream Eclairs

24. Vegan Pumpkin Sage Pasta

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25. Lasagna with Pumpkin and Sage Infused Bechamel

26. Pumpkin Peanut Curry

27. Pumpkin Tortilla Soup

28. Pumpkin Thai Chicken Pizza

29. Pumpkin Focaccia with Gruyere and Almonds

30. Roast Pumpkin Caramelized Onion Walnut Pizza

Pumpkin chocolate marble cake or bread on a dark wooden background. Dessert for Thanksgiving or Halloween

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31. Pumpkin Nutella Bread

32. Black Bean Pumpkin Soup

33. Vegan Chocolate Pumpkin Loaf

34. Vegan Chili Pumpkin Cranberry Risotto with Spicy Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

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35. Autumn-Spiced Pumpkin Shortbread

36 .Pumpkin Chocoflan

37. Pumpkin Scones

38. Pumpkin Pancakes

39. Pumpkin Butter

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40. Pumpkin Pie Fudge

41. Pumpkin Beer Cheese Dip

42. Savory Roasted Pumpkin Pie

43. Pumpkin Tartlets

44. Cheesy Pumpkin Parmesan French Bread Pizza

Homemade pumpkin sheet cake with cream cheese frosting sliced into squares, top view

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45. Pumpkin Dream Cake

46. Pumpkin Turkey Chili

47. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

48. Perfectly Roasted Pumpkin

49. Pumpkin Swirl Brownies

Pumpkin bread cake with pumpkin spice latte for autumn fall dinner

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50. And The Best Pumpkin Bread You Will Ever Have 🧡 🧡 🧡

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  1. I have to read this post by sweet then savoury.
    So far the easiest looking sweet one with the quickest reward is the Pumpkin Pie French Toast. If I were to do a menu for a fall festival brunch feast it would be on it.

  2. if anyone can find me a recipe equivalent to the pumpkin dumplings from dumpling man on st marks in nyc i will give that person my first-born child

    i love those dumplings so much but i don’t even live on the east coast anymore :(

  3. Everything looks so delicious. I figured out how to use my little grown-up EasyBake (it looks like a George Foreman grill but for cupcakes) and I really want to try making these spiced pumpkin cupcakes but I’ve never seen pumpkin guts for sale here and I don’t know if it’s quite worth shelling out $50 for a Costco membership on the off chance that they sell it… (I mean, I could get other stuff at Coscto, but.)

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