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19 perfect pumpkin recipes

Felicia Lim

Updated: Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:51 AM

It’s pumpkin season guys! Does that make you as excited as it makes me? I’m not sure about you, but I love seeing the huge fall bounty of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes at the supermarket, and there are so many pumpkin recipes that I want to try.

From sweet dessert recipes such as pumpkin pie, to pumpkin cheesecake muffins, to savory recipes such as pumpkin risotto, pumpkin gnocchi, or even pumpkin fritters – there’s bound to be a recipe that you’ll enjoy during this season.

Here are 19 perfect pumpkin recipes for the fall. Browse through them, pick your favorites, and let’s cook with pumpkin today!

Felicia Lim is the author of the food blog Dish by Dish, where personal stories intertwine with simple, healthy recipes (most of which are gluten-free or grain-free).

Drop by her blog and say hello, preferably with a cookie in one hand, and a steeping mug of tea in the other!

Lebanese pumpkin hummus is a delicious addition to a mezze meal. It's less involved than a classic hummus yet creamy and additive.

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Crumbly, moist gluten-free pumpkin scones that are just the hint of sweet with the distinct taste of pumpkin.

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These pumpkin spice cookies are soft, chewy and perfect for fall. They’re filled with flavor thanks to the pumpkin, vanilla extract, & fall spices. Then they’re rolled in cinnamon sugar for a delicious coating that’ll remind you of snickerdoodles.

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Slow cooker pumpkin monkey bread - an easy make-ahead recipe perfect for breakfast, brunch or dessert. Best of all, it's loaded with cozy fall spices using your favorite refrigerated cinnamon roll dough.

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Gluten-free pumpkin gnocchi with amazing texture and flavor, drizzled in a rosemary-flavored brown butter sauce. Who says going gluten-free has to be boring?

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These pumpkin cheesecake brownies are moist, fudge-like brownies with a swirled layer of spiced pumpkin cheesecake! These brownies are gluten-free and refined sugar free.

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Pumpkin cream cheese swirl muffins: moist spiced pumpkin muffins are topped with sweet cream cheese that melts into them as they bake and only take 30 minutes!

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This simple pumpkin, spinach and walnut spaghetti makes an ideal mid-week dinner. It's light, quick to prepare and tastes delicious. It's vegan and can be made gluten-free too.

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Pumpkin French toast sticks is a quick & easy recipe! Each bite is filled with cinnamon, sugar, & just the right amount of pumpkin!

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Yes, pumpkin pie for breakfast is completely acceptable! And it’s not only super healthy but this comes together in just 10 min!

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Cozy up for fall this year and celebrate the season with this easy cinnamon pecan streusel pumpkin bread recipe. You won’t believe how good it makes your house smell!

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Soft and moist pumpkin muffins topped with pumpkin spice crumbs and maple icing!

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The perfect Fall dessert or appetizer! A pumpkin chocolate-chip toffee cheesecake ball bursting with pumpkin spice flavor.

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Warm, rich risotto, thick with the flavor of pumpkin and fresh thyme. It's food for the soul, energy to re-fuel, and definitely something worth celebrating.

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Every is better in a mini version and these mini pumpkin cheesecake cupcakes make the perfect fall snack!

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This gluten-free vegan pumpkin bread is simple to make with a moist and firm crumb that you'll love. The flavors of pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg are synonymous with fall, and the pumpkin seeds give a savory, crunchy contrast.

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This gluten-free vegan pumpkin soup is smooth and creamy, and together with toasted pumpkin seeds and crusty bread, makes excellent cold weather company.

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Crazy delicious pumpkin fritters recipe with Parmesan cheese. Easy, fail-proof and takes only 20 minutes.

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Sweet, perfectly spiced and topped with a swirl of homemade whipped pumpkin butter. Fall mornings just got a whole lot tastier!

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