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20 Delectable Pumpkin Recipes That Aren’t Pie
Donuts, salad, cobbler, pasta, and more.
Oct. 8, 2021
To make these
, you’ll need buttermilk, pumpkin pie spice, butter, sugar, pumpkin puree, and a handful of other ingredients. Top them off with a sprinkle of cinnamon and maple syrup and enjoy (with or without a mimosa).
A Cozy Kitchen
For something with a mix of sweet and spicy flavor, try this instant pot recipe for
from Shweta in the Kitchen. It calls for ingredients like mango powder, red chili powder, and cumin seeds to create a delicious, hearty dish.
It takes a little under four and a half hours to make this
from Champagne Tastes (only about 20 minutes of it requires actual work, the rest is just chilling in the fridge), but the sweet, light finished product is totally worth the wait.
Swap out sweet potatoes for pumpkin with this recipe for
sweet faux-tato paffle fries
. The pumpkin is mixed with pork rind crumbs, cheese, brown sugar (or substitute), cinnamon, and salt to create a salty-sweet treat that also happens to be keto-friendly.
This recipe for
cream cheese filled pumpkin bread
from Dessert Now, Dinner Later makes for a perfect snack or dessert. You’ll need pumpkin puree, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, cream cheese, a few other ingredients, and about an hour for prep and baking.
What better way is there to use a pumpkin than for some fresh bread? These
rosemary pumpkin dinner rolls
are pure buttery goodness and are the perfect side dish for pretty much any meal you can think of.
If you or a guest need to be ingredient-conscious, then these
gluten-free, sugar-free pumpkin bars
from Simply Gluten Free might be an excellent choice. They’re made with butter, almond flour, heavy cream, and sugar alternatives and look simply delightful.
roasted tomato and pumpkin soup recipe
puts a little spin on a classic dish. In addition to the pumpkin puree, the recipe calls for white wine to add some tart flavor to the soup. It’s best served with bread or croutons on a chilly fall day.
A Pretty Life in the Suburbs
Use your leftover pumpkin to make this
pumpkin hummus recipe
from Kim’s Cravings. You’ll need chickpeas, a lemon, garlic, tahini, olive oil, and some spices to make it and some pita chips or crackers for dipping (and enjoying).
All it takes is around 30 minutes to prep and bake these
baked pumpkin donuts
from A Classic Twist. Once they’re out of the oven, you’ll top them with homemade cream cheese icing and crushed pecans and you’ll basically get to have dessert for breakfast.
A Classic Twist
Great for dipping into your coffee, or enjoying as is, these
mini pumpkin churros
from Chew Out Loud take a bit of work to make, but they’re totally worth it. Just make sure the oil is at the right temp while cooking, and you’ll be very happy with your results.
white chocolate chip pumpkin protein blondies
from Hayl’s Kitchen, you’ll need pumpkin puree, vanilla protein powder, oat flour, greek yogurt, and a few other ingredients. After they’re done baking, the blondies are thick, rich, and a true delight.
If you’re looking for sugar-free recipes, then try this
sugar-free pumpkin spice latte
from Everything Pretty. You’ll need pumpkin puree, milk, sweetener, vanilla, pumpkin spice, coffee, and whipped cream. For something extra, top with a cinnamon stick.
To add a little pumpkin to your dinner, try this recipe for
vegan pumpkin pasta sauce
from Tasting to Thrive. It calls for a variety of seasonings (so it's full of flavor) and only takes about 15 minutes to make. Bonus, it’s also packed with protein.
Cobbler always makes for a good dessert, and this
pumpkin cobbler recipe
from Brown Sugar Mama is no exception. Plus, it’s also incredibly easy to make. You’ll need 15 minutes for prep, 40 minutes for baking, and some vanilla ice cream to serve with it.
Brown Sugar Mama
Snacking Essentials’ recipe for
creamy pumpkin soup
only calls for nine ingredients and is totally vegetarian. The soup is made up of a combination of sweet and spicy seasonings and tastes great on its own or with a baguette for dipping.
What stands out about these
from Whitney Bond is how delicious they are and how easy they are to make. All you’ll need is crescent roll dough, pumpkin puree (canned or fresh), cream cheese, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and about 22 minutes.
For something fresh, try mixing pumpkin into a salad. Natural Kitchen’s recipe for a
spinach and pumpkin salad
has the perfect blend of sweet and savory flavors with feta cheese, honey, walnuts, olive oil, and salt. Serve it solo or pair it with a light main course.
If there’s one dish that’s always a good idea, it’s pizza, so it’s no surprise Miriam’s Kitchen came up with a recipe for
sourdough pumpkin pizza
. You’ll need to plan ahead for this because some ingredients have to sit overnight, but the pizza will be worth it.
How good does this
from Tidy Mom look? The recipe calls for pumpkin puree, apple juice, ground ginger, allspice, cloves, and a handful of other seasonings that essentially create spreadable pumpkin pie that tastes great on toasts or graham crackers.
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