Pumpkin Pie-Inspired Recipes to Enjoy All Season
The quintessential Thanksgiving pie gets a dozen different makeovers, so you can enjoy the subtly spicy sweet treat on any crisp fall day—no matter if it’s for breakfast or dessert or sometime in between.
Pumpkin Pie Pancakes
Wish you could eat a slice of pumpkin pie first thing in the morning? With this bready recipe you can. Canned pumpkin and warm spices meet your standard pancake ingredients to create a meal that’s so delicious you won’t believe it qualifies as breakfast.
Recipe and photo from Just a Taste. Get the full recipe: Pumpkin Pie Pancakes
No-Bake Pumpkin Pie in a Jar
Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispies
Perfect for infusing the kids’ lunches with some seasonality, these packable sweets get a hint of that pumpkin pie flavor from a mixture of warm spices and butterscotch chips. For extra decadence, drizzle a homemade French toast glaze over the snack bars after cutting.
Recipe and photo from With Salt and Wit. Get the full recipe: Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispies
Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie
Count on your blender to churn out a pumpkin pie-inspired treat you can enjoy at breakfast or as a healthy dessert. A banana, Greek yogurt, and pumpkin puree ensure this bright orange beverage has staying power.
Recipe and photo from Sally’s Baking Addiction. Get the full recipe: Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie
Pumpkin Pie Pudding
Ditch the boxed variety in favor of this supremely seasonal from-scratch pumpkin pudding. A few minutes of stovetop simmering creates a silky dessert that tastes twice as good topped off with a layer of whipped cream and caramel sauce.
Recipe and photo from Baked by Rachel. Get the full recipe: Pumpkin Pie Pudding
Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix
If you’ve waited too long and your supermarket shelves are wiped out of this coveted fall spice, fear not. It’s easy to make your own mixture with a handful of spices you probably already have on hand: cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves (or allspice).
Recipe and photo from Kitchen Treaty. Get the full recipe: Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix
Pumpkin Spice Puppy Chow
A silky mixture of melted chocolate and pumpkin puree is drizzled over cereal, and then tossed in pumpkin pie spice and confectioner’s sugar to create this addictive party snack. Those who have a wheat allergy can still indulge by using gluten-free Chex cereal.
Recipe and photo from Gal on a Mission. Get the full recipe: Pumpkin Spice Puppy Chow
Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
There’s no special equipment (like an ice cream maker) required for this delicious frozen treat—just a little freezer space and about six hours of chilling time. Serve a dollop of the pumpkin pie flavor atop pie or put a few scoops in a waffle cone and call it dessert.
Recipe and photo from Like Mother Like Daughter. Get the full recipe: Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
Homemade Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer
You don’t need to travel and pay a premium for a pumpkin flavored beverage. Be your own barista and whip up this seasonally flavored creamer. Then instantly transform your plain old cuppa with a splash.
Recipe and photo from Crunchy Creamy Sweet. Get the full recipe: Homemade Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer
Homemade Granola Recipe
Whether served with fresh fruit and yogurt or eaten straight out of the jar, this homemade treat will delight—and make your home smell even better than that crisp fall air. Make a big batch at the beginning of the week and store in an airtight container.
Recipe and photo from My Baking Addiction. Get the full recipe: Homemade Granola
Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles
There’s nothing quite as cozy as wrapping yourself in a blanket (cookie in hand, of course) with the smell of cinnamon wafting through the air on a chilly autumn afternoon. These soft snickerdoodles get an extra dose of seasonal flavor from a serving of pumpkin spice.
Recipe and photo from Cookies and Cups. Get the full recipe: Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles
Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oatmeal
The only thing better than a breakfast that can be prepped the night before is one that’s bursting with rich, warm flavors. When ready to eat, sprinkle toppings of your choice—seeds, nuts, dried fruit—atop the oatmeal.
Recipe and photo from Kim’s Cravings. Get the full recipe: Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oatmeal