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My Favorite Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

November 14, 2022

In this post, I’m sharing my favorite easy pumpkin dessert recipes. From pumpkin cheesecake to pumpkin scones, they’re all made with warm autumn spices and are perfect for the holiday season!

best pumpkin desserts

With fall officially upon us, I’ve been baking up tons of pumpkin dessert recipes. There’s something about the crisp fall air and the holiday season that just has me craving the delicious flavors of pumpkin spice. In this article, I’m sharing my favorite pumpkin recipes on the blog. They’re perfect for the holidays, or anytime you’ve got a pumpkin craving.

I hope you love them as much as I do!

Pumpkin Scones

pumpkin scones

These pumpkin scones are unlike any other scones I’ve tried before. I absolutely love this recipe because these scones are full of pumpkin flavor and warm autumn spices. They have a slightly crunchy exterior yet soft and cakey interior. Plus, they’re drizzled with the most amazing maple glaze!

Pumpkin Cupcakes

pumpkin cupcakes

These moist, tender pumpkin cupcakes are perfect for fall birthdays and holidays. They’re easy to make and topped with velvety-smooth cream cheese frosting and a dash of cinnamon for the ultimate treat. Whip up a batch for your next holiday or office party!

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

This classic pumpkin pie recipe is the quintessential holiday dessert! It’s made with buttery, flaky pie crust and filled with rich and creamy pumpkin custard. I love topping each slice with a dollop of whipped cream or no-churn vanilla ice cream!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you love chocolate chip cookies as much as I do, you must try these pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. They’re soft, chewy and made with pumpkin, warm fall spices, and loads of melty chocolate chips. These are my idea of fall dessert heaven – plus they’re so easy to make. No one can resist these incredible cookies!

Pumpkin Creme Brulee

pumpkin creme brulee

This fall twist on classic crème brulee is creamy, rich, and topped with a thin layer of crunchy caramelized sugar. One bite of this heavenly pumpkin crème brulee and you’ll be in pumpkin dessert heaven!

Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

These pumpkin muffins are one of my most popular recipes, and for good reason! They’re exceptionally delicious and balanced in flavor. Made with ground spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, they have a combination of bread-like and cakey textures and are the perfect breakfast treat or dessert.

Soft Pumpkin Cookies

Soft Pumpkin Cookies

With their soft and cakey texture, these pumpkin cookies are full of autumn spices and taste amazing with a glass of hot apple cider. Topped with a drizzle of gooey maple glaze, these soft pumpkin cookies are one of my favorite fall treats.

Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Bread

What is fall without pumpkin bread?! This pumpkin bread recipe is one of my family’s favorite seasonal desserts. It’s got great, bread-like structure that’s balanced with it’s wonderfully soft, cakey interior. Super moist and bursting with flavor, this is one recipe you’ve got to try.

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin cheesecake is the perfect alternative to classic pumpkin pie. It’s made with a buttery, crunchy cookie crust and a creamy cheesecake filling bursting with pumpkin flavor. Top each slice with a dollop of whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon for the perfect holiday dessert that everyone will go crazy for.

Pumpkin Banana Bread

Pumpkin Banana Bread

Two of my favorite loaf cakes come together in this ultimate pumpkin banana bread. With the sweet richness of banana bread combined with classic pumpkin and fall flavors, this loaf cake is perfect served right alongside Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

Pumpkin Spice Blend

Pumpkin Spice Mix

The blend of ground cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves is what gives pumpkin desserts their amazing fall flavors. I keep a premade batch of this pumpkin spice blend in my kitchen and add a dash or two to desserts whenever I want to add some fall flavor. Try adding a teaspoon to panna cotta, chewy chocolate chip cookies, or my favorite white cake recipe to create your own autumn desserts!

All of these pumpkin desserts are some of my favorite recipes for fall. Let me know which ones you tried in the comments below!

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