Over the past few years, pumpkin has become the “it” food for fall. It’s as trendy as trendy food gets. All the cool kids are adding pumpkin puree to their muffins and cupcakes and smoothies.
I don’t want to be a cool kid, and I usually don’t love trendy stuff. But for pumpkin, I make an exception.
Why? Well, it’s trendy for a very good reason—because it’s delicious!
So if the back-to-school craze, the slightly crisper air, and other signs of fall have kicked your annual pumpkin craving into high gear, don’t miss these seriously delicious pumpkin recipes—which are really perfect for any time of year!
25 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes
(For your convenience, the recipes pictured in the collage above are marked with an asterisk.*)
These soft Pumpkin Chip Cookies are a great combo of pumpkin, cinnamon, and chocolate flavors.
Proof that pumpkin recipes can be healthy AND delicious: These Healthy Pumpkin Muffins are made without any oil!*
This Pumpkin Donut Recipe is baked, perfect for those who love a cake-like consistency to their donuts.
Add a pumpkin twist to your everyday breakfast staple with this recipe for Pumpkin Spice Bagels.
This Moist Pumpkin Bread will surely become a new favorite in your family!
Make a batch of these Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes over the weekend, then save the leftovers for breakfast throughout the week.*
Serve this yummy Pumpkin Dip at your next party, complete with apple slices, graham crackers, or ginger snaps for dipping.
This Pumpkin Pie French Toast Casserole is perfect for when you have family visiting overnight. Put it together the night before, then bake it in the morning while you sip your coffee and wait for everyone to wake up.
Keep your eye out for the limited edition Pumpkin Spice OREOs in order to whip up some of these Pumpkin Spice OREO Truffles.
Travel the world in the comfort of your own kitchen by making these Pumpkin Rolls from Vietnam.
This moist and delicious Apple Pumpkin M&M’s Crumble Cake features a chocolate-y crumble topping, and gets a healthy twist from replacing the butter/oil with applesauce!
These Pumpkin Walnut Sticky Buns are easy to make using store-bought puff pastry, and are baked upside down in muffin tins.
These Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Sandwich Cookies are everything you want them to be: pumpkin cream cheese icing slathered between two snickerdoodles.*
Skip the coffee shop and bake these fresh and light Pumpkin Scones yourself, perfect for breakfast or dessert!
These Pumpkin Bars feature soaked oats and nuts and finely shredded coconut—yum!
Sweet and savory come together in this Spicy Honey Roasted Pumpkin Recipe, which makes a perfect side dish.
These Lumpy Pumpkin Bites are a fun, fall-inspired twist on class monkey bread.
This Pumpkin Cheesecake isn’t just any pumpkin cheesecake—it’s a copycat recipe for The Cheesecake Factory’s pumpkin cheesecake!
Planning a Halloween party? These Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes would make a great addition to the dessert table.
These Cinnamon Pumpkin Brownies couldn’t be easier—only three ingredients!
This individual Pumpkin Pie in a Jar is nothing short of adorable!
These White Chocolate Mini Pumpkin Bundt Cakes are the perfect size, and would be delicious served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.*
This semi-homemade Pumpkin Apple Crisp Waffle makes a delicious fall weekend breakfast.*
Blend up this Banana Pumpkin Smoothie for a smooth and refreshing pumpkin treat.
Simple Pumpkin Pie from Scratch—Because there’s nothing like a truly homemade pie!
These crispy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds would make the perfect autumn snack.