The Ultimate Pumpkin Recipe List: 56 Recipes for Fall

The Ultimate Pumpkin Recipe List: 56 Recipes for Fall

Yesterday, a friend and I left the bustling metropolis of College Station and took a field trip over the river and through the woods to visit a Houston area Trader Joe’s.
It doesn’t matter how many times I visit that store, I am always a giddy kid as soon as I walk in.


Cookie butter, Fleur de Sal Caramels, Buffalo Jerky, Frozen Macarons, Sesame Honey Cashews … it doesn’t matter if it is good for me or NOT (and, let’s be honest, the majority of the fun finds in TJ’s really aren’t healthy.  Just sayin’.), I walk through the sliding doors and I want it ALL.

And, yesterday?  I wanted all things PUMPKIN.  Holy cow, people — Trader Joe’s has EVERYTHING you could possibly ever want in the pumpkin realm.  Pumpkin Cream Cheese.  Pumpkin Ravioli.  Pumpkin Bread.  Pumpkin Cookies and Crackers and Candies … Oh, MY!

The only thing that made its way into my cart was the box of Pumpkin Macarons.  Yes, so much sugar but gluten-free.  That’s how I justified it in my brain.

Side-note: never, ever, ever go to Trader Joe’s when you are hungry.  It is very, very, very unwise.  True story.

The Husband continues to be happy with his Pumpkin Pie Spice creamer … the only Pumpkin-centric item he ever wants or needs in the fall.

Ultimate Pumpkin Recipe List

Me?  I’ve resisted.  If it isn’t October, I can’t do Pumpkins — not yet.

But … BUT.  Now that it is October, I can fully get behind the Pumpkin Everything mentality that all grocery stores and Pinterest embrace this time of year.  And, I’m not just a fan of pumpkin flavored coffee, baked goods and treats … I love pumpkin chili and soup and, at least back in my “pre-grain” free days, pumpkin pasta dishes.  Oh, Mamacita!  “Bring it all to the table” is my mantra — hence, the Ultimate Pumpkin Recipe List you see today.

There’s a little something for everyone: appetizers, breakfast recipes, soups, pastas, roasted seeds, and even a variety of gluten-free recipes for those who need them.  And, for after you’ve made a few recipes and have leftover pumpkin puree sitting around?  There’s a post for that: Using Up The Leftovers (recipes for just about ANY small amount of leftover puree!).

Tie on the apron, folks … Pumpkin Season is most definitely here!

pumpkin appetizers


Pumpkin Bean Dip (gf)

Pumpkin Cheese Ball (gf)

Kale Salad with Goji and Pumpkin (gf)

Pumpkin Vinaigrette Dressing (gf)


pumpkin baked goods

Baked Goods

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread

Paleo-fied Pumpkin Pie Bars (gf)

Paleo Pumpkin Bars (gf)

Pumpkin Tart with Dark Rum (gf)

The Best Pumpkin Nut Bread

Homemade Pumpkin Crisp

Chocolate Marbled Pumpkin Pound Cake

3-Ingredient Pumpkin Cake

Spiced Bread Pudding with Maple Glaze

Bourbon Pumpkin Marble Cheesecake

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Maple Glaze

White Chocolate Pumpkin Scones

Copycat California Pizza Kitchen Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Bread Mini Pumpkins

Cocoa Clove Pumpkin Bread

pumpkin treats

Treats and Desserts

Ghostly Pumpkin Pudding (gf)

Pumpkin Apple Butter (gf)

Pumpkin Pie Muddy Buddies (gf)

No-Bake Vegan Pumpkin Pie (gf)

Pumpkin Custard with Marscarpone Cream (gf)

Pumpkin Applesauce (gf)

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Burritos

Caramel Brownie Pumpkin Trifle

pumpkin breakfast


Pumpkin Donuts with Honey Glaze (gf)

Overnight Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal (gf)

Pumpkin Granola

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes

Pumpkin Waffles

Roasted Pumpkin and Eggnog French Toast

pumpkin savory recipes

Savory Dishes

Pumpkin Chili (gf)

Pumpkin Bisque (gf)

Basic Pumpkin Soup (gf)

Curry Pumpkin Soup (gf)

Vegan Pumpkin Soup (gf)

Roasted Pumpkin and Squash Soup with Chili and Lime (gf)

Roasted Pumpkin Soup (gf)

Squash Soup in Pumpkin Bowls (gf)

Cheese Tortellini in Pumpkin Gorgonzola Sauce

Pumpkin Sage Lasagna Cups

Pumpkin Penne with Autumn Pesto

Pumpkin Mascarpone Ravioli

Baked Chicken with Pumpkin Rice

Pumpkin Curry Coconut Rice

Pumpkin Risotto

Healthy Pumpkin Shrimp Etoufee 

Pumpkin Chipotle Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Savory Pumpkin Sauce

pumpkin seeds

Roasted Seed Recipes

Roasted Pumpkin Squash Seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Buffalo Pumpkin Seeds

Portuguese Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

For even more Pumpkin Recipe Inspiration, check out the International Delight Pumpkin Delight Board or my Pumpkin Pinterest board … yeah, get ready to crave pumpkin everything NOW!

Follow Rachel Lacy (Following In My Shoes)’s board Featured Flavor: Pumpkin on Pinterest.

What’s your favorite way to enjoy Pumpkin??

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of International Delight. The opinions and text are all mine.

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