12 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes
Enjoy the flavors of fall with these delicious ways to use your gourd.
Serve these crispy, herb-seasoned pumpkin wedges instead of French fries with your favorite burger.
- Recipe: Parmesan-Rosemary Pumpkin Wedges
These upgraded waffles are just as easy to make as plain ones. If you don't have a waffle iron, just pour the batter in a lightly buttered nonstick skillet for tasty pancakes.
- Recipe: Pumpkin-Chocolate Waffles
Packed with flavor, this recipe can easily be adapted for vegetarians. Simply exchange vegetable broth for chicken and omit the cubed chicken and stir in more beans.
Never have we discovered a dessert so simultaneously impressive and easy. Layers of pumpkin mousse, vanilla mascarpone cream, and coffee-spiked gingerbread cookies go into the refrigerator for a couple of hours before serving, freeing you up for more pressing matters. Like a glass of wine in the sea breeze, perhaps?
The toasted pecans add crunchy texture and earthy flavor.
- Recipe: Pumpkin-Pecan Lasagna
Nothing says cool weather comfort like pumpkin and gingersnap. Silky cream cheese gives this pie its fun swirl design.
This moist, pretty cake features your favorite fall flavors—warm spices, tangy cranberries, and sweet maple syrup.
This dessert is incredibly simple and sure to wow friends and family. Just combine ingredients in a blender, pour into custard bowls, bake, and chill.
- Recipe: Pumpkin Custard
Instead of traditional pumpkin pie, try this rich, luscious cheesecake. The crust is made from gingersnap cookie crumbs. Yum!
- Recipe: Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pumpkin desserts don’t just belong in a pie shell. Try puff pastry sheets layered with the key ingredient—pumpkin butter. It’s the perfect finish to a holiday meal
- Recipe: Pumpkin Cream Cheese Napoleons
Freeze unfrosted muffins in an airtight container up to three months. Thaw, and then frost as desired.
- Recipe: Pumpkin Mini Muffins
Starting with small shots of pumpkin soup is a savory way to begin a meal.
- Recipe: Pumpkin Soup Cordials