10 Pumpkin Spice Recipes for Fall

Leah Maroney

Nothing says fall quite like a warm cup of sweet, spiced pumpkin-y goodness. Don't limit yourself to the drink, think outside the mug with our awesome pumpkin spice treats and eats ranging from cookies to cocktails. Most of these recipes call for pumpkin spice's individual components, but you can also easily make a jar of the blend to have on hand for any time the fall craving hits.

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    Spiced Pumpkin Bread

    Spiced Pumpkin Bread With (Or Without) Walnuts

    Diana Rattray


    Start the day off right with this delectable, sweet-and-savory spiced pumpkin bread. You can make it with or without walnuts and add other seasonal mix-ins like raisins, dried cranberries, or even pumpkin seeds for a little extra flare and texture.

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    No-Bake Pumpkin Pie

    10 Minute No-Bake Pumpkin Pie

    The Spruce / Kristina Vanni

    All you need is 10 minutes to prep this quick and easy no-bake pumpkin pie and it's possible to save even more time using a prepared graham cracker crust. Then, pop in the fridge for a few hours and have a party-worthy dessert. For a little extra pizzazz, you can also whip up a homemade graham cracker crust—try using cinnamon crackers or even ginger snaps to complement that PSL flavor.

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    Keto Pumpkin Spice Latte

    Mug of keto pumpkin spice latte

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    If you're watching carbs, there's no reason to give up your fall-spiced latte. This keto pumpkin spice latte is made with your favorite milk, pumpkin puree, and artificial sweetener, plus pumpkin pie spice and a sprinkle of cinnamon for garnish.

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    Pumpkin Martini

    Pumpkin Martini With Pumpkin Puree

    The Spruce / S&C Design Studios

    Bring the pumpkin spice flavor along to happy hour with this creative fall pumpkin martini. Use pumpkin liqueur or pumpkin spice syrup to give it that warm autumnal flavor. If you can't find the liqueur, spiced pumpkin puree works just as well.

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  • 05 of 10

    Pumpkin Whipped Cream

    Pumpkin Whipped Cream

     The Spruce / Pete Scherer

    Bring the flavors of autumn to almost any dessert with this simple recipe for pumpkin whipped cream. Heavy cream is whipped into stiff peaks along with pumpkin puree, sugar, vanilla, and that quintessential pumpkin pie spice. Spoon a dollop onto cakes and pies, as well as hot chocolate or cider.

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    Pumpkin Creme Brûlée

    Pumpkin Creme Brûlée

    Diana Rattray

    Give your pumpkin spice a French accent with this autumnal pumpkin creme brûlée. It's much easier to make than it look, and can even be put together in advance for easy entertaining. A kitchen torch will give it that firm crackly top, but you can also caramelize them under the broiler. Just watch them carefully so your creations don't burn.

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    Pumpkin Cookies With Brown Butter Icing

    Soft Pumpkin Cookies With Brown Butter Icing

    The Spruce / Cara Cormack

    Ever wished you had something to dunk into your PSL? With these soft, tender pumpkin cookies with brown butter icing, you can have your pumpkin and eat it, too! They use the same spices the drink does and the brown butter icing will have you licking the bowl.

  • 08 of 10

    Pumpkin Oat Muffins

    Pumpkin Oat Muffins With Dates

    Diana Rattray

    You'll want to ask these delicious pumpkin oat muffins out on a "date" after just one try. Bake a double batch and store half in the freezer, so you can have a taste of fall whenever the mood strikes. The recipe calls for dates, but would also taste great with pecans, walnuts, raisins, or cranberries. Mix in as many fun additions as you like for a creative autumn twist on the breakfast staple.

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  • 09 of 10

    Classic Pumpkin Cream-Cheese Roll Cakes

    Pumpkin Cake Roll With Cream Cheese Filling

    The Spruce / Cara Cormack

    Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is a classic combination, but the tangy, creamy stuff goes great with pumpkin, too. If you have time, make two of these classic pumpkin cream-cheese roll cakes and stick one in the freezer. Pull it out when company comes calling and you've got an impressive dessert ready to roll—literally! Don't let its beauty intimidate you—this cake is easier than it looks.

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    Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

    Basic Roasted Pumpkin Seeds With Variations

    The Spruce / Cara Cormack

    Don't throw away the seeds after carving your jack o' lanterns. Once washed and roasted, these sweet and spicy pumpkin seeds are a great snack. Toss them with pumpkin pie spices and a little sugar to make this sweet and spiced iteration. Once roasted, the seeds make a great topping for yogurt, baked goods, or oatmeal.