Best Pumpkin Recipes

10 Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

September 27, 2018
Best Pumpkin Recipes

It’s that time of year again when pumpkin seems to infiltrate the food world! Now you can add pumpkin to your recipes at home for a seasonal taste. From pumpkin soup to pumpkin bread, here are 10 tasty pumpkin recipes to try.

Best Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

Try adding pumpkin to mac and cheese. Really, it’s a delicious twist. Great for family gatherings.

See our video on how to make this amazing pumpkin mac and cheese!

Ginger Thai Pumpkin Bisque

This delicious recipe won an honorable mention in The 2010 Old Farmer’s Almanac Recipe Contest.

Ginger Thai Pumpkin Bisque. Photo by MShev/Shutterstock.
Photo Credit: MShev/Shutterstock

Pumpkin Pickles

These tangy-sweet pickled pumpkin cubes make a colorful and unique treat for your Thanksgiving table!

Pumpkin pickles. HandmadePictures/Shutterstock.
Photo Credit: HandmadePictures/Shutterstock

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Soft and fragrant, these are wonderful “as is” or with a cream cheese filling. Make them slightly smaller if you plan to fill them.

Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Browned Butter Frosted Pumpkin Bars

Tangy cranberries stud these luscious, spicy pumpkin bars.

Browned butter frosted pumpkin bars. Photo by MShev/Shutterstock.
Photo Credit: MShev/Shutterstock

Blue Ribbon Pumpkin Pie

This recipe won a blue ribbon at the Goshen (Connecticut) Fair—thus the name. The pumpkin pie is nice and firm, not too custardy. It’s just a basic pie recipe, but the crust turns out well. Appearance and taste count most at the fair.


Pumpkin Pancakes 

Delicious, pumpkin-flavored pancakes make for the perfect fall morning treat.

Pumpkin pancakes. Photo by vm2002/Shutterstock.
Photo credit: vm2002/Shutterstock

Southwestern Pumpkin Burgers 

Here’s a meatless burger that even meat eaters will love

Southwestern pumpkin burgers. Photo by Becky Luigart-Stayner.
Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie 

These no-bake pies can be made up to 2 weeks ahead and frozen until serving. (Baker’s Note: We don’t recommend using sugar-free pudding mix in this recipe, as it contains different fillers, which will result in a different consistency.)


Pumpkin Quiche

A unique twist on a beloved staple, this pumpkin quiche is sure to stun at your next fall brunch!


Pumpkin Bread 

“The aroma of pumpkin and spices never fails to whet the appetite as it fills the inn. We serve this bread every day and present it as a special gift on holidays.” –The John Hancock Inn, Hancock, New Hampshire.


Check out our favorite fall recipes, then search our recipe archives for many more pumpkin recipes!


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