Looking for some easy pumpkin recipes that don't require a lot of effort? Look no further! This collection of 15 pumpkin recipes are perfect for Fall gatherings with friends or for a lazy weekend around the firepit with just your family.
From pumpkin cakes and pies to quick and easy trifles, we've got you covered. Check out my list of more Easy Pumpkin Desserts for even more pumpkin flavored recipes.
Looking for more Easy Pumpkin Recipes? Try my Pumpkin Pie Treats, Pumpkin Spice Pull Apart Bread or my Mini Pumpkin Bundt Cakes that includes a video showing you how easy they are to prepare.
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What are the most popular desserts made from pumpkins?
While pumpkins are most commonly associated with Halloween, these vibrant orange fruits are used in a variety of seasonal dishes, from savory soups to sweet desserts.
When it comes to sweets, pumpkin pie is the most obvious choice, but there are many other delicious options made with this fall favorite. For example, pumpkin cheesecake is a rich and creamy alternative to traditional cheesecake, while pumpkin spice cookies are a delicious twist on a classic recipe.
If you’re looking for something truly unique, you might even try pumpkin ice cream or pumpkin-flavored chocolate. No matter what your taste, there’s sure to be a pumpkin dessert that will make your mouth water.
What can I make out of a pumpkin?
Fall is the perfect time to get creative with pumpkin recipes. While pumpkin pie is a classic fall dessert, there are plenty of savory dishes that can be made with this versatile ingredient.
Pumpkin soup is a warm and hearty option for cool autumn evenings. For a more unusual twist, try adding somepureed pumpkin to your next batch of chili. The sweetness of the pumpkin will complement the spice of the chili nicely.
If you're looking for a side dish, roasted pumpkin wedges make a great addition to any fall meal. And for a truly unique experience, try using hollowed-out pumpkins as bowls for your next salad or grain bowl.
Whatever dishes you choose to make, savory or sweet, pumpkins are sure to add some fall flavor to your table.
What flavor goes well with pumpkin?
One of the most classic flavor combinations for pumpkin desserts is pumpkin and spice. This combination is achieved by adding spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves to pumpkin puree.
The result is a warm and fragrant flavor that is perfect for the fall season. Another popular option is to pair pumpkin with creamy flavors like vanilla or caramel. This combination helps to soften the sometimes earthy taste of pumpkin, resulting in a rich and decadent dessert.
For a truly unique twist, try pairing pumpkin with chocolate. The bold flavor of chocolate can help to enhance the subtle sweetness of pumpkin, creating a delicious and unexpected flavor combination.
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Easy Pumpkin Recipes
Pumpkin Delight - Graham cracker crust, pumpkin spice, Cool Whip! YUM!
This Pumpkin Delight Dessert is sure to curb any pumpkin lovers’ craving with its buttery pecan and graham cracker crust and pumpkin spice.
These Pumpkin Blondies are a must-make this fall, even if you don’t usually like pumpkin or have never tried it in a dessert,
Super Easy Pumpkin Magic Cake!
A layer of pumpkin pie on the bottom. A layer of cake in the middle. Finished off with a sweet layer of pumpkin pie spiced pudding.
Pumpkin Pie Crescents
If you are looking for another delicious way to enjoy the taste of Fall, this pumpkin pie crescent recipe is it!
EASY PUMPKIN MOUSSE
Pumpkin Mousse can be whipped up super fast. Just the right amount of pumpkin flavor and a perfect, fluffy consistency.
Easy Pumpkin Bundt Cake (1-bowl)
This is my favorite recipe for pumpkin bundt cake! It’s moist, lightly spiced, and versatile. Bonus - you can make it easily in one bowl without lots of fancy equipment.
No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe
This is a simple, but attractive dessert for the holiday season. This cheesecake is cool, creamy and has amazing pumpkin pie flavor.
Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies
These pumpkin oatmeal cookies are the perfect breakfast or snack. They’re made with simple ingredients, so you can whip them up in minutes. And they taste like fall!
Pumpkin Magic Bars
Pumpkin Magic Bars are rich, thick, sweet pumpkin cookie bars layered not only with pumpkin but with butterscotch and toffee flavors as well!
Pumpkin Ice Cream
You’ll only need five simple ingredients to make this delicious no-churn pumpkin ice cream! The result is a creamy, rich treat that’s perfect for fall or holiday desserts.
Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake
This pumpkin butter cake is more like a gooey, very rich pumpkin pie bar or piece of pumpkin pie with a spice cake crust.
Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
These super moist pumpkin cupcakes are easy to make, perfectly pumpkin spiced, and finished with tangy cream cheese frosting.
Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe
This Pumpkin Dump Cake is ridiculously easy to put together with pantry staples you probably already have on hand. You’ll be making this all fall long!
The Best No-Bake Mini Pumpkin Pie Recipe - So Easy!
These are seriously easy to make and so much more fun to eat than your average pie.
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread
This recipie is incredibly moist, studded with chocolate chips and drizzled with an easy chocolate ganache!
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