7 Pumpkin Recipes You Need to Try

I have a love-hate relationship with pumpkin spice. I can’t stand pumpkin spice lattes or coffee creamers. Pumpkin-scented candles are not my jam. It’s just not my thing.

But give me pumpkin baked goods any day.

Enjoying unique pumpkin recipes for sweets is one of my favorite ways to make every day feel a little bit more like October – and like Halloween. So as our autumn days are quickly fading away, I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite pumpkin recipes I’ve found on Pinterest to share with you.

And, in my opinion, they’re even better than a hot pumpkin spice latte. 🎃☕

7 Pumpkin Recipes You Need to Try:

Pumpkin Pie Bombs

These little gems are a fun alternative to a traditional pumpkin pie.

Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies

Despite their name, I love sugar cookies because they’re not super sweet. Add a bit of pumpkin, and you have a perfect fall cookie.

Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Chocolate and pumpkin might seem like an unlikely combination, but I love them both. Add some cream cheese frosting, and you have the perfect fall dessert.

Pumpkin S’mores Cupcakes

And while we’re talking cupcakes…how fun are these pumpkin s’mores cupcakes? Two great fall traditions brought together in one delicious dessert.

Pumpkin French Toast Sticks

Need a little pumpkin jolt in the morning? These french toast sticks are easy to make and coated with a crunchy cinnamon sugar mixture. Good enough to make for dinner in my house!

Pumpkin Buttermilk Cake

This cake looks downright decadent. It just needs a cup of coffee…or a huge glass of ice cold milk.

Pumpkin Spice Pecan Fudge

This one might be a bit too decadent for me, but I just love the color of this pumpkin spice fudge!

Which pumpkin recipe would you try?

Share it in the comments – or a link to one of your favorite recipes.

Looking for more pumpkin recipes? I’ve got 120+ on this Pinterest board.

Happy haunting,

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Miranda | Spooky Little Halloween

Miranda is the Houston-based writer, blogger and Halloween lover behind Spooky Little Halloween, the blog celebrating October 31st all year long. She is addicted to pumpkin guts, witches’ brews, skulls and all things spooky and celebrates her favorite day of the year with her annual party, Halloweenie Roast, each October.


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    November 21, 2017

    Chocolate pumpkin cupcakes?! Pumpkin French bread?! I’m dead. And I need to run more. YUMMMMMM

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    November 22, 2017

    I think the sugar cookies and fudge are my favorites!

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    Chelsea Celaya

    February 15, 2018

    I don’t know when pumpkin spice became all the rage, but it’s certainly not my thing. I’d definitely take candy corn over pumpkin spice any day. I do love my pumpkin pie though and those pumpkin pie bombs sound absolutely delectable. I might have to give those a try for my family’s Thanksgiving dinner this year!

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    Candace Jedrowicz

    April 2, 2018

    Pumpkin Pie Bombs? Yes please!



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