50 Pumpkin Recipes for Fall {appetizers, dishes, and desserts using fresh & canned pumpkins}

50 Pumpkin Recipes for Fall {appetizers, dishes, and desserts using fresh & canned pumpkins}

It’s definitely pumpkin season and while there are lots of pumpkins to carve, there are plenty of pumpkin recipes to cook. From appetizers to condiments, adding a little pumpkin can transform pretty much any recipe into a festive fall favorite.

This week’s Saturday Inspiration and Ideas showcases 50 different pumpkin recipes – using both fresh and canned pumpkin. While I have not really gone outside the dessert world with my own pumpkin concoctions, some these tasty treats look pretty enticing.

Cream of Pumpkin Soup with Cranberry Drizzle
{source: Campbell’s Kitchen}

Pumpkin Chowder
{source: Country Living}

Pumpkin-Shrimp Bruschetta
{source: Better Homes and Gardens}

Pumpkin-Pesto Pizza Pinwheel
{source: Foodalogue}

Pumpkin Cauliflower Wraps
{source: Two Spoons}

Pumpkin Quesadillas
{source: Closet Cooking}

Soft Pumpkin Pretzels
{source: Small Town Living}

Torched Pumpkin Strips
{source: Emeril Lagasse via Food Network}

Pumpkin Cannelloni with Sage Brown-Butter Sauce
{source: Country Living}

Pumpkin Lasagna
{source: Robert Irvine via Food Network}

Pumpkin Tortellini
{source: Food Network}

Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Cream Sauce
{source: Cheeky Kitchen}

Roasted Pumpkin Quiche
{source: The Little Teochew}

Pumpkin Risotto with Shrimp
{source: Southern Living}

Pumpkin Fried Rice
{source: Judy in Her Natural Habitat}

Baked Stuffed Pumpkin
{source: Country Living}

Roasted Pumpkin with Shallots
{source: Country Living}

Pumpkin and Cauliflower Casserole
{source: Country Living}

Pumpkin Crescent Rolls with Honey Butter
{source: Better Homes and Gardens}

Pumpkin Rolls
{source: Pass the Peas, Please}

Pumpkin Biscuits
{source: Country Living}

Pumpkin Biscuits
{source: Disney Family}

Pumpkin Bread Pudding
{source: Fine Cooking}

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins
{source: Country Living}

Cranberry-Pumpkin Scones with Sugared Pepitas
{source: Better Homes and Gardens}

Spiced Pumpkin Doughnuts
{source: Better Homes and Gardens}

Sweet Pumpkin Fritters
{source: Closet Cooking}

Mini Pumpkin Cakes
{source: Southern Living}

Spicy Pumpkin Bundt Cake
{source: Martha Stewart}

No-Bake Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake
{source: Better Homes and Gardens}

Pumpkin Toffee Cheesecake
{source: Very Best Baking}

Chocolate-Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
{source: Martha Stewart}

Marbled Chocolate-Pumpkin Brownies
{source: Better Homes and Gardens}

Pumpkin-Swirl Brownies
{source: Martha Stewart}

Pumpkin-Chocolate-Chip Squares
{source: Martha Stewart}

Pumpkin Cream Tarts with Candied Cranberries
{source: Country Living}

Pumpkin Pie Creme Brulee
{source: Guy Fieri via Food Network}

Pumpkin Tiramisu
{source: Better Homes and Gardens}

Triple-Chocolate Pumpkin Pie
{source: Martha Stewart}

Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies
{source: Better Homes and Gardens}

Pumpkin Cookies
{source: Better Homes and Gardens}

Pumpkin-Cream Cheese Truffles
{source: Whole Foods}

Pumpkin Fudge
{source: Southern Living}

Pumpkin Caramels
{source: Food Network}

Pumpkin Pudding
{source: Martha Stewart}

Praline-Pumpkin Mousse Cornucopias
{source: Campbell’s Kitchen}

Pumpkin-Gingerbread Ice Cream Sandwiches
{source: Martha Stewart}

Spiced Pumpkin Butter
{source: Better Homes and Gardens}

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Spread
{source: Better Homes and Gardens}

Cranberry and Pumpkin Seed Granola
{source: My Good Gravy}

Have you added pumpkin to anything lately?
{If so, leave a link to share in the comments}

The Sunday Showcase Party will be posted tomorrow night {Sunday} again this week. I am working on rescheduling some things around for the fall and hopefully will have everything set within the next few weeks.

Hope you are having a fabulous weekend thus far ~ Enjoy!


  1. So much to do with pumpkin as an ingredient! I made pumpkin bars recently: here is the link: http://gratefulprayerthankfulheart.blogspot.com/2011/10/pumpkin-bars.html

  2. We all must have pumpkin on the brain today :). I’ve got pumpkin pie on my blog and pumpkin pizza in the oven. Now those donuts….

  3. Awesome round-up – I LOVE pumpkin! I just gained 10 pounds! 😉

  4. I am a follower and love your blog! This post is over the top and so much appreciated, I plan to try several of the recipes! Thank you~thank you!

  5. So many tempting things to try!!! How does one choose? I was already planning to make either pumpkin bread or whole wheat pumpkin muffins today.

  6. I love all of these pumpkin ideas! There is nothing like the smell of pumpkin baking in the oven during fall.

    I make a Gluten-Free pumpkin bread…


  7. OK, now I’m hungry!!! Great pumpkin recipe roundup!

  8. Thank you for all of the wonderful recipes..Have a great weekend..

  9. yummilicious!

  10. oh my, what a fabulous collection of recipes and images! I always think of pumpkin as an ingredient for sweets, but clearly it can be savory too. Thanks for assembling these great choices!

  11. YUM!!! What a great list!!

  12. Great ideas. I love pumpkin. I already made 4 pumpkin recipes and its only October 🙂

  13. Oh goodness me! Where do I begin? Each recipe looks wonderful. Thanks for the wonderful post!

  14. These look fantastic.Like you, I’ve never made anything other than desert with pumpkin, but need to look beyond this.Good post!

  15. It’s so hard to get in the Fall mood when you live in California, but this is gonna kick start my fall season.
    I cant wait to try these, especially the Pumpkin Cannelloni with Sage Brown-Butter Sauce, yum.

  16. I just bookmarked about a dozen of those. YUM!!

  17. Wow! Thanks for all the pumpkin recipe ideas. I saw at least 4 that i have all the ingredients for right now. 🙂

  18. Yummy!! I just posted the recipe for Libby’s Pumpkin Cookies and they are amazing!

    Thanks for sharing.

  19. Oh my goodness, so many wonderful ideas!! Thanks so much for taking the time to put these together!


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