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27 of Our Best Canned Pumpkin Recipes + 6 Fantastic Fresh Pumpkin Recipes

By: Brittany Peterson, Editor,

Gooey Pumpkin Caramel Blondies

During the fall, canned pumpkin is typically reserved for our favorite treats, such as pumpkin pie or pumpkin bars. However, we know pumpkin puree is far more versatile, so we've found 27 of Our Best Canned Pumpkin Recipes that will certainly spark your inner Thanksgiving chef. We've also included 6 Fantastic Fresh Pumpkin Recipes which are made with ingredients picked right off the vine.

With this compilation of our best pumpkin recipes, you can make those classic dessert recipes that you see every Thanksgiving. If you like to get creative with your dinners, you have to try this Creamy Pumpkin Mac and Cheese or this Slow Cooked Pumpkin Chicken Chili. If you have extra time on your hands, make this Homemade Pumpkin Fudge, which contains pumpkin puree from scratch.

Regardless, as long as you have a can or two of pumpkin in your pantry, you can create lots of pumpkin masterpieces for your Thanksgiving table. If you do, your culinary prowess will impress your family—you'll be the talk of the evening.

27 of Our Best Canned Pumpkin Recipes

+ 6 Fantastic Fresh Pumpkin Recipes

Table of Contents

Breakfast Pumpkin Recipes

  Pumpkin Party Food Recipes

Creamy Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

Stupidly Easy Pumpkin Recipes

6 Fantastic Fresh Pumpkin Recipes


Learn How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Puree right here! It's easy and is sure to taste better than anything you can buy at the store.


Breakfast Pumpkin Recipes

Breakfast couldn't get tastier with these easy pumpkin recipes. We highly recommend you make these delicious treats ahead of time, so that they're ready to go by morning. This Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Bread will surprise your taste buds with its rich taste. Your kids will also love these Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Caramel Frosting.

Stuffed Pumpkin French Toast BakeCream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Caramel Frosting

Mama's Pumpkin Parfaits

Stuffed Pumpkin French Toast Bake

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Cinnamon Pumpkin Doughnut Muffins

Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Bread

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Pumpkin Party Food Recipes

Every one of these pumpkin recipes is perfect for your next fall party. For an excellent appetizer, make this 5-Minute Pumpkin Pie Dip and serve graham crackers on the side. Likewise, you could impress your guests with this Pumpkin Better Than Sex Cake.

Creamy Pumpkin Mac and Cheese5-Minute Pumpkin Dip

5-Minute Pumpkin Pie Dip

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Slow Cooked Pumpkin Chicken Chili

Creamy Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

(pictured above, left)

Pumpkin Better Than Sex Cake

3-Ingredient Spiced Rum Pumpkin Cake

Just Like Panera's Autumn Squash Soup

Creamy Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

Below, you'll find a marvelous collection of pumpkin desserts that will "wow" your family members. They'll definitely want a slice of this Heavenly Pumpkin Lasagna long before the turkey is cut. If you want to serve bite-size treats, whip up a batch of this White Chocolate Pumpkin Fudge

Brown Sugar Pumpkin PiePumpkin Bars with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Bars with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting

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Pecan Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Bread Pudding Pie

Brown Sugar Pumpkin Pie

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Layered Pumpkin Delight

Pumpkin Snickers Poke Cake

Autumn Pumpkin Mousse

Heavenly Pumpkin Lasagna

Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

White Chocolate Pumpkin Fudge

Stupidly Easy Pumpkin Recipes

These easy pumpkin desserts will satisfy your sweet tooth and your schedule. This 2-Ingredient Pumpkin Cake is certainly a keeper, as well as these Easy Muffin Tin Pumpkin Pies. Stash a few of these easy recipes away for those days when you're crunched for time.

Vegan Fudgy Pumpkin BrowniesPumpkin Cannoli Cones

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

2-Ingredient Pumpkin Cake

Easy Muffin Tin Pumpkin Pies

Pumpkin Cannoli Cones

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Pumpkin Caramel Blondies

Vegan Fudgy Pumpkin Brownies

(pictured above, left)

6 Fantastic Fresh Pumpkin Recipes

When making these wholesome recipes, you can use the leftover pumpkin meat from your Jack-o'-Lanterns. This Armenian Pumpkin Stew makes for an impressive dish.  If you want something sweeter, this Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie is a cinch to make.

Homemade Pumpkin FudgeSlow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Cake

Armenian Pumpkin Stew

Zesty Cream of Pumpkin Soup

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie Cake

(pictured above, right)

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

French Pumpkin Soup

Homemade Pumpkin Fudge

(pictured above, left)

Keep yourself warm this fall with these 30 Easy Dinner Recipes for November.


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