When it comes to seasonal vegetables like Pumpkins, you can create a wide array of recipes, from delicious desserts and cakes to curries and pasta. 

I love Pumpkins as they always bring a comforting and satisfying taste to the table. Whenever the Pumpkin season comes, I go more creative and experiment with ingredients to create the best pumpkin creations. 

If you love pumpkins and want to try something unique and different, this roundup guide is your thing. Today, I’ve shared 15 of the best pumpkin recipes that will please your entire family. 


Both stylish and delicious, this Pumpkin spice rice is the perfect delight for your entire family. Made with just a handful of ingredients and offers an incredibly satisfying taste. 

Whether you’re hosting a party, going out for picnics, or just preparing a lunchbox, these Pumpkin Spice rice are the best bet for every occasion. 

  • Calories: 161 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 35 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Fat: 2 g


This Pumpkin Crunch Dump Cake is my family’s favorite! The delicious pumpkin layer with warm spices makes this dessert the best side dish that pairs well with every meal. 

This dessert is super easy to make, requires minimal ingredients and takes around 10 minutes of prep time. 

  • Calories: 349 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 61 g
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Fat: 9 g

3- Healthy Pumpkin Coffee Cake

Here comes another great pumpkin creation: a coffee cake with a brown sugar crumb topping that’s sure to delight your guests.

If you’re a coffee lover and want that same caffeine kick in a cake, this one is the perfect choice for you. The moist, buttery, crumbly, and sweet texture will also make your kids fall in love with it, creating a delightful treat for the whole family.

  • Calories: 283 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 44 g
  • Protein: 6.1 g
  • Fat: 9.2 g

4- Gingersnap Pumpkin Cupcakes

This cute gingersnap pumpkin cupcake features marshmallow frosting that makes it so much more appealing and sweet. Thanks to the cookie crust, that adds a layer of crunchiness and makes the cupcakes more sweet. 

These beautiful cupcakes are perfect for every type of occasion, and you can easily make them in a large batch. 

  • Calories: 291 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 42 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Fat: 12 g

5- Pumpkin Brownies

After trying these pumpkin brownies, you will get addicted to them. These thick and chewy brownies feel like heaven on your tongue. Top them with mini chocolate chips to make them more classy and stylish.

These Pumpkin brownies are also the best option for those who are fans of dark chocolate. 

  • Calories: 263 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 31 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Fat: 14 g

6- Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Here comes another Pumpkin muffin recipe that features warm spices and gooey chocolate chips. The neutral oil in muffins makes them soft, and buttermilk makes them more flavorful. 

These pumpkin chocolate chip muffins are the perfect option for parties, potlucks, and all types of occasions. 

  • Calories: 195 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 30 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Fat: 7 g


If you love tangy and spicy curries, try this Pumpkin chicken curry that you can easily make in an Instant Pot. 

The good thing is this chicken curry is the perfect option for those who are looking for keto recipes. Top it with fresh herbs, and serve the curry with cauliflower rice or tortillas. 

  • Calories: 267 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 5 g
  • Protein: 34 g
  • Fat: 12 g


This creamy vegan pumpkin pasta is not only healthy but hearty, too. After eating a few bites, you will instantly feel full. This pasta recipe features spinach, onions, dried sage, marjoram, and garlic. 

From start to end, this recipe only takes 20 minutes and is the best option for busy weekend nights. 

  • Calories: 488 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 101 g
  • Protein: 11 g
  • Fat: 6 g


Make these Buttery Pumpkin Scones a party of your weekend dinner party feast! Each bite of these scones is full of warm flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Instead of moist vanilla glaze, you can also use maple glaze for a more sweet taste. 

  • Calories: 313 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 51 g
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Fat: 10 g

10- Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

Say hello to these incredibly moist, aromatic, and perfectly spicy muffins that are a feast for the eyes as much as they are for your taste buds.

Topped with a delightful mix of chopped nuts, delicate rose petals, and heavenly icing, each muffin is a work of art in itself.

  • Calories: 318 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 46 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Fat: 14 g


This crockpot pumpkin cobbler is a comforting and healthier dessert for fall.  This recipe is the best way to use leftover pumpkin puree. The added cinnamon and evaporated milk make this dessert so much more satisfying. You can top this dessert with a pecan for a more crunchy texture. 

  • Calories: 362 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 53 g
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Fat: 15 g

12- Pumpkin and Mushroom Stuffed Shells

Pumpkins and mushroom stuffed shells make the best match! These shells are bathed in a velvety pumpkin sauce that’s sweetened with a touch of brown sugar and spiced with freshly grated nutmeg, creating layers of savory goodness.

This dish is a labor of love that’s both comforting and indulgent—perfect for cozy evenings at home.

  • Calories: 913 kcal
  • Fat: 36.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 106.5 g
  • Protein: 41.6 g

13- Classic Kürbissuppie

Nothing is better than a warm and satisfying soup during fall. This traditional German pumpkin soup is full of flavors that come from pumpkin, potatoes, onions, garlic, cream and parsley. 

  • Calories: 224 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 30 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Fat: 11 g

14- Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cheesecake

If you’re looking for gluten-free pumpkin recipes, try this cheesecake. This recipe blends the rich flavors of cream cheese, pumpkin puree, and a hint of autumn spice, making it a cherished treat for every individual. 

Topped with fluffy whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel syrup, it’s not just dessert—it’s a celebration of flavors that elevate any occasion.

  • Carbohydrates: 35.4g
  • Protein: 3.7g
  • Fats: 14.5g

15- Creamy Pumpkin Risotto

Imagine cosying up to a bowl of creamy Pumpkin Risotto—just six main ingredients transform into a velvety masterpiece in just 40 minutes!

The sweetness of pumpkin and the rich tang of Parmesan makes it one of my favorite recipes. Whether you’re craving a comforting weeknight meal or planning a festive dinner, this Pumpkin Risotto promises to satisfy you with every creamy, savory spoonful.

  • Calories: 368 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 57 g
  • Protein: 9 g

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