25 Pumpkin Recipes (That Don’t Involve Pie!)

25 Pumpkin Recipes (That Don't Involve Pie)
I’m partial to a good slice of pumpkin pie, but there are so many other things you can do with pumpkin. Whether you play up its sweet side or use it in a savory dish for dinner, the time to use pumpkin is now! Here are 25 pumpkin recipes to get you inspired:

1. Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Shake – Oh My Veggies

This is one of my favorite fall recipes (and yes, it’s from my own blog)–I’ve been having them almost every day!

2. Pumpkin Granola Bars – My Baking Addiction

These granola bars are studded with cranberries, pumpkin seeds, pecans, and white chocolate chips. Perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up.

3. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins – Two Tarts

Pumpkin and cream cheese are a match made in heaven!

4. Pumpkin Spice Syrup – Midwest Veg

No need to run out to Starbucks for your Pumpkin Spice Latte fix when you can make them at home.

5. Crusted Pumpkin Wedges with Dill Dipping Sauce – Beard And Bonnet

Cutting pumpkin into wedges and roasting it in the oven makes for an easy fall side dish.

Pumpkin Spice White Hot Chocolate from Tidy Mom
6. Pumpkin Spice White Hot Chocolate – Tidy Mom

Anyone else like to curl up with a good book and a cup of hot chocolate on a chilly fall night? This one is on my list to try!

7. Pumpkin Gingerbread Pancakes – Two Saucy Sisters

Pumpkin pancakes topped with pears and Greek yogurt. A great recipe for a weekend breakfast!

8. Pumpkin Ale Cheesecake with Beer Pecan Caramel Sauce – The Beeroness

Pumpkin. Cheesecake. Beer. Caramel. Need I say more?

9. Pumpkin Pie Push Ups – Success Along the Weigh

This makes me want to run out and buy those little plastic push-up containers!

10. Gluten-Free & Low Carb Pumpkin Spice Seed Bars – All Day I Dream About Food

Because sweet pumpkin recipes don’t have to be loaded with sugar! Add a little peanut butter for a filling breakfast.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Coffee Cake from Jeanette's Healthy Living
11. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Coffee Cake – Jeanette’s Healthy Living

I can never resist a recipe with streusel! Not only is this gluten-free, but it’s dairy-free too.

12. Two-Ingredient Pumpkin Brownies – Cookies & Cups

Who knew you could get such fudgy, decadent looking brownies with only two ingredients?!

13. Pumpkin Ale Beer Bread – The Brewer and the Baker

I love bread made with beer, especially with a big bowl of soup or chili. Adding pumpkin makes it even better.

14. Slow Cooker Spicy Pumpkin Chili – Following in My Shoes

…and speaking of chili! Here’s an easy recipe for pumpkin chili made in a crockpot.

15. Pumpkin Pecan White Chocolate Blondies – The Fig Tree

A fall lunchbox treat–for both kids and adults!

Pumpkin Fritters from What About Breakfast?
16. Pumpkin Fritters with Rosemary & Cheese – What About Second Breakfast?

A gorgeous savory pumpkin recipe. Pumpkin and rosemary work so well together.

17. Pumpkin Pie Steel-Cut Oats in the Crockpot – Food Doodles

I have a big container of steel-cut oats in the pantry and I never make them. Well, now I think I know what I’m going to be doing with them.

18. Spicy Pumpkin Soup – A Spicy Perspective

I am obsessed with French-fried onions and this soup is topped with them. Brilliant!

19. 5-Ingredient Pumpkin Fudge – Oatmeal with a Fork

Vegan fudge made with only 5 ingredients? Yes!

20. Pumpkin Yogurt Snack Cake – Bake Your Day

An easy-to-make cake that’s perfect for a weeknight dessert or afternoon snack.

Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts from One Starry Night
21. Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts with Vanilla Bean Cinnamon Glaze – One Starry Night

Doughnuts are way less intimidating to make than you’d think, especially when you bake them. And these are only 93 calories per doughnut!

22. Pumpkin Swirl Brownies – A Thought for Food

Rich chocolate brownies with a pumpkin swirl. Not only are these delicious, they’re beautiful too.

23. Pumpkin Butter from Scratch – Oh She Glows

Use this to top waffles or toast for a quick breakfast. It’s much healthier than jam, jelly, or syrup.

24. Pumpkin Cupcakes with Pumpkin Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting – Skinnytaste

Pumpkin cupcakes made a little more virtuous. They’re not completely guilt-free, but they’re pretty close.

25. Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi – Simply Recipes

Pasta can be tricky to make, but gnocchi is easy–no pasta maker needed!

What’s your favorite way to use pumpkin?

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  1. says

    I had your pumpkin spice breakfast shake this morning and it was fantastic!! I love the nutty flavor that the oats give to the shake, and the heartiness they add to it. Thank you so much for sharing!

  2. says

    I always look forward to pumpkin recipes in the fall, although there’s no reason not to enjoy these treats throughout the year! Thanks for including my Pumpkin Coffee Cake – I’m making that this weekend.

  3. says

    Thank you so much for including my pumpkin wedges with dill dipping sauce! This write up has put me over the top into a pumpkin flavored frenzy..those pumpkin coffee cake muffins are calling my name, guess I know what I will be making tomorrow.

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