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20 Delectable Pumpkin Recipes That Aren’t Pie

Donuts, salad, cobbler, pasta, and more.

To make these pumpkin waffles, 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 Petha Vadi from Shweta in the Kitchen. It calls for ingredients like mango powder, red chili powder, and cumin seeds to create a delicious, hearty dish. @shwetainthekitchen
It takes a little under four and a half hours to make this pumpkin tiramisu 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. @champagne.tastes
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. @ketobydesign
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. @dessertnowdinnerlater
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. @halicopteraway
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. @simplyglutenfree
This 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). @kimscravings
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. @chewoutloud
For these 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. @hayls.kitchen
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. @everythingprettyblog
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. @tastingtothrive_rd
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. @snacking.essentials
What stands out about these pumpkin-filled pastries 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. @whitneybond
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. @natuki.ch
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. @miriams__kitchen
How good does this pumpkin butter 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. @tidymom