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Give ‘Em Pumpkin to Talk About With 13 Favorite Pumpkin Recipes

Now that it’s officiallly Pumpkin Spice Latte season, it only seems fitting that we talk about all things pumpkin! Specifically, the very best pumpkin recipes.

However so-called "basic" it may be, I am all about all the seasonal fall things – from specialty fall coffee drinks to all the very best apple dessert recipes.

That said, it should come as no surprise that my kitchen is about to be overrun while I’m baking all the pumpkin things. Muffins, cakes and pies – oh my!

If you, like me, have the itch to celebrate all the seasonal fall flavors, this collection of our very favorite pumpkin recipes is for you!

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies Photo
Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies Recipe
These pumpkin cheesecake brownies make the perfect fall treat, and I will neither confirm nor deny if I have already made a few batches this year. Perhaps the most perfect fall dessert, these chewy, fudgy brownies boast creamy pumpkin cheesecake swirls making for one seriously epic brownie recipe. Do yourself a favor and make a double batch.
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Pumpkin Seven Layer Bundt Cake Photo
Pumpkin Seven Layer Bundt Cake Recipe
A simple and delicious alternative to pumpkin pie, check out our pumpkin seven layer bundt cake recipe! It’s filled with chocolate, walnuts, and warm pumpkin spices and it’s so easy to make with a combination of spice cake mix, instant pumpkin pudding mix and pumpkin pie spice. The entire cake is smothered with a dark chocolate ganache and then topped with nuts and shredded coconut.
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Pumpkin Banana Streusel Muffins Photo
Pumpkin Banana Streusel Muffins Recipe
I am an OG fan of any kind of muffin, but pumpkin muffins are a particular favorite. These pumpkin banana muffins are a real treat! They’re moist and flavorful, topped with a delicious streusel of brown sugar, butter, oats and pecans before being drizzled with a simple glaze. These muffins could easily be your favorite part of your next brunch or served for dessert.
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Miguelitos with Pumpkin Cream Photo
Miguelitos with Pumpkin Cream Recipe
These bite-sized miguelitos filled with fluffy pumpkin cream are about to become your new favorite pumpkin dessert recipe! To make things super simple, use frozen sheets of puff pastry and you can even use leftover pumpkin if you’ve been doing a bunch of baking already and have some tucked in the fridge. The best part? They bake up beautifully in just 15 to 20 minutes.
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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Brioche Photo
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Brioche Recipe
Our delightful pumpkin cream cheese brioche is a melt-in-your-mouth breakfast bread you’ll find yourself craving all season long! And it has a crunchy cinnamon sugar topping that is totally irresistible. The pairing of the soft, buttery bread and the silky cream cheese filling is truly incredible. You need to make it!
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Pumpkin Spice Granola Photo
Pumpkin Spice Granola Recipe
This homemade pumpkin spice granola is so easy to make that I have already made it a couple times since the air turned crisp a few weeks ago. It’s perfect to pair with Greek yogurt for the perfect healthy breakfast – you’ll love the extra crunch of pumpkin seeds! This is about to become your new favorite granola.
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Easy Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Cake Photo
Easy Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe
Gluten free friends, this pumpkin recipe is for you! Our gluten free pumpkin spice cake is wildly good. You don’t even need to whip out your electric mixer to make this gluten free cake. Simply add the wet ingredients like pumpkin puree, eggs, and oil to a bowl and whisk together. When it comes out of the oven, top it with a dollop of cinnamon whipped cream for a real treat.
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Paleo Pumpkin Waffles Photo
Homemade Pumpkin Waffles Recipe
These homemade pumpkin waffles are amazing! You get a hint of the pumpkin — it’s not overpowering, but you know it’s there. They are a little spicy thanks to the cinnamon and cloves in the pumpkin pie spice, and super delicious thanks to the bananas. Don’t forget a big drizzle of real maple syrup to finish them off!
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Pumpkin Snickers Cupcakes Photo
Pumpkin Snickers Cupcakes Recipe
Truthfully, these pumpkin Snickers cupcakes are delicious enough to make on their own at any time, but they’re also a really great way to use leftover Halloween candy! Pumpkin cupcakes are topped in a peanut nougat frosting then finished off with a chocolate coating and chunks of Snickers for the ultimate fall dessert recipe that you’ll want to make every year.
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Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Snack Cake Photo
Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Snack Cake Recipe
Our pumpkin snickerdoodle snack cake recipe is about to become your new favorite thing about fall. Heck, you may even start baking with pumpkin year round thanks to this recipe! This seriously yummy little cake is the perfect amount of sweet and also boasts a crunchy topping that you’ll love! Enjoy it in the afternoon with a cup of tea or coffee – it’s the perfect pick-me up.
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Pumpkin Coffee Cake Photo
Pumpkin Coffee Cake Recipe
A beautifully spiced pumpkin coffee cake that goes perfectly with a hot mug of coffee or tea while curled up in your favorite sweater, this might just be my personal favorite recipe from the whole bunch. Also? I just really, really love a good coffee cake. The cake itself is incredible, but the addition of the perfect coffee cake crumble makes it next level.
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No Bake Pumpkin Mousse Cake with White Chocolate Photo
No Bake Pumpkin Mousse Cake with White Chocolate
This no-bake white chocolate pumpkin mousse cake recipe makes, arguably, the perfect fall dessert. We’re talking layers of white chocolate mousse topped with a mascarpone pumpkin mousse and homemade whipped cream. All of that on a cinnamon graham cracker crust and we’re talking pure pumpkin heaven.
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