44 Sweet and Savory Pumpkin Recipes That'll Warm Your Soul (2024)

44 Sweet and Savory Pumpkin Recipes That'll Warm Your Soul (1)

Sure, you can carve a pumpkin, and even go crazy making pumpkin-themed Halloween crafts — but our favorite way to enjoy fall’s best fruit (you knew that pumpkin is a fruit, right?) is to cook it up into deliciously easy sweet and savory pumpkin recipes. To give you some seasonal inspo, we’ve rounded up our favorite pumpkin recipes to keep you gorging on the gourds all season long.

If you’ve only had pumpkin in sweet dishes, we’re about to rock your world. While we didn’t forget any of the classics (like the best pumpkin pie recipes, mousse and cheesecake!), we’ve got plenty of savory recipes that really let pumpkin’s versatile flavors shine. From pastas to pizza to warming, flavorful fall soups, these savory ideas let pumpkin take the center stage. Can’t get enough of pumpkin spice? We’ve even included fall co*cktails and creative drinks so you can sip on your favorite fall fruit at the end of a cool, autumn day. What can't pumpkin do?

Whether you’re looking for a classic Thanksgiving dessert, a healthy fall recipe or simply a new way to enjoy your favorite gourd, there’s a recipe here for you. These simple, easy ideas are perfect for pleasing a crowd, or for a new addition to your weeknight dinner rotation. So however you enjoy pumpkin most — sweet, savory or sippable — get ready to be feasting on the fruit all season long!

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Spiced Pumpkin Pie

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Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and a pinch of black pepper make this easy pie a little bit spicier than usual. Try it for Thanksgiving!

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Chocolate and Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Pumpkin ice cream and chocolate graham crackers make an easy, three-ingredient Halloween (or anytime!) dessert.

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

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Dipping a fork into these bars, you’ll discover a rich, creamy dessert on top of a crisp, gingersnap crust. It might just be your family’s new favorite recipe starring the all-important autumn gourd ... pumpkin pie who?

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Savory Pumpkin and Sage Soup

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Save time by making this soup up to two days in advance. Then, fry up the sage and shiitakes right before serving.

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Original Pumpkin Pie With Maple Whip

Our classic pumpkin pie gets even better paired with a creamy, dreamy, fall-inspired whipped cream.

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SHOP PIE PLATES

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Pumpkin Martinis

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Made with vodka or whiskey (your choice!), pumpkin liqueur and Irish cream, it’s the smooth, sweet and slightly spicy pumpkin co*cktail we’ll be sippin’ on all season.

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Popsicle

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This PSL pop is a three-layer treat made of pumpkin, cream, and caffeine. It's pretty much everything your flannel-wearing, fall-loving heart needs.

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Double Pumpkin Cornbread With Red Onion

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Mixing cornmeal with pumpkin puree and cream cheese keeps this cast iron cornbread super moist.

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SHOP CAST IRON SKILLETS

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Pumpkin Spice Mousse

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This sweet pumpkin recipe is smooth, creamy and spiced up with ginger and nutmeg.

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Pumpkin Popovers

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Popovers are delicious, impressive and ridiculously easy to make. These pumpkin spice versions have just five ingredients and taste like a PSL cloud.

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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

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There's more to sweet pumpkin recipes than pie. Ditch the boxed cake and go homemade with these flavorful pumpkin spice cupcakes.

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RELATED: How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Puree to Use In Your Favorite Fall Recipes

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Slow Cooker Turkey Pumpkin Chili

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Dinner's ready, and it pretty much made itself thanks to the good ol' crockpot.

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RELATED: 17 Best Pumpkin Soup and Chili Recipes

SHOP SLOW COOKERS

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Crêpes

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There's a double dose of pumpkin here, hiding in both the filling and the batter for the ultimate fall dessert (or breakfast!).

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Pumpkin Roll

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This pumpkin roll recipe may look complicated, but it's actually a cinch to make. So gooey. So creamy. So delicious.

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Pumpkin Slab Pie

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Who says pies have to be round? Whether you're a corner crust lover or the middle piece is your game, this sheet pan pumpkin pie has something for everyone.

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Focaccia With Roasted Squash

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Pumpkin recipes don't always have to start with a can. Top homemade bread with thin slices of fresh pumpkin in this easy fall app.

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RELATED: 64 Best Fall Appetizers to Serve All Autumn Long

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Pumpkin-Cherry Breakfast Cookies

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Cookies for breakfast? Yes, please! These protein-packed dreams have pumpkin spice, pumpkin puree and pumpkin seeds.

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Pumpkin and Devil's Food Layered Cake

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We paired spicy pumpkin cake with decadent chocolate cake layers, then topped the whole thing with a gooey chocolate drizzle.

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Pumpkin Latte Cheesecake

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Don't drink a PSL — eat one — and do it in cheesecake form, too.

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Spiced Pumpkin Soup

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Ginger, cumin, coriander and a pinch of cayenne make this spicy soup true to its name. Cooked apple and carrot give it plenty of sweetness for balance!

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