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Pumpkin Desserts

Pumpkin can be made into tasty treats for fall and holiday gatherings. From classic pumpkin pie to bread, cake, muffins, bars and cheesecake, browse our collection of pumpkin dessert recipes for endless inspiration.

Low-Calorie Pumpkin Pie

Low-Calorie Pumpkin Pie

Low-Calorie Pumpkin Pie

"I've brought this crustless pie to the office, and no one knows it's sugar-free," writes Diane Jessen of Bayfield, Colorado. "Even the fellow who says he doesn't eat anything healthy likes its traditional pumpkin flavor."

Favorite Pumpkin Cake Roll

Favorite Pumpkin Cake Roll

Favorite Pumpkin Cake Roll

This pumpkin cake roll is great to keep in the freezer for a quick dessert for my family or unexpected guests, to take to a gathering or to give as a yummy gift. The recipe is in such demand, I use a 29-ounce can of pumpkin to make four rolls at a time. —Erica Berchtold, Freeport, Illinois

Cinnamon Pumpkin Cake

Cinnamon Pumpkin Cake

Cinnamon Pumpkin Cake

A convenient cake mix, a can of pumpkin and a little applesauce make this extremely moist cake a delight to throw together. "With its thick cinnamon glaze, it seems anything but low-fat," says Connie Adams, Monaville, West Virginia.
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Rich Pumpkin Custard

Rich Pumpkin Custard

Rich Pumpkin Custard

"When I was on a low-fat diet, I couldn't bear the thought of celebrating Thanksgiving without my favorite pumpkin pie," explains Fort Wayne, Indiana's Mary Alice Dick. "So I altered the ingredients and created this thick pudding instead. Now I can enjoy the dessert throughout the year."

Maple Pumpkin Torte

Maple Pumpkin Torte

Maple Pumpkin Torte

This pumpkin dessert always gets rave reviews. When people ask where I bought the cake, I smile and say that it was made with love in my own kitchen. —Dianna Wara, Washington, Illinois

Pumpkin Freeze with Mincemeat

Pumpkin Freeze with Mincemeat

Pumpkin Freeze with Mincemeat

I love serving this recipe at fall gatherings, especially Thanksgiving. After a bountiful meal, a refreshing dessert like this one is always appreciated. —Donna Gonda, North Canton, Ohio

Frosty Pumpkinettes

Frosty Pumpkinettes

Frosty Pumpkinettes

I've used this recipe since the early '50s, when I picked it up at a seminar. I like to serve these for dessert or as special treats for Halloween. —Ella West Richmond, Virginia

Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie

Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie

Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie

This no-bake pumpkin pie includes a delicious cream cheese layer. It's a terrific make-ahead dessert because it needs to refrigerate a few hours. —Donna Freund, Dubuque, Iowa

Raisin Pumpkin Bars

Raisin Pumpkin Bars

Raisin Pumpkin Bars

These moist bars will keep well—if your family doesn't eat them all right away! They're nice to take to a potluck supper or for a snack or dessert anytime.

Moist Pumpkin Pound Cake

Moist Pumpkin Pound Cake

Moist Pumpkin Pound Cake

The butter-rum sauce is a delicious complement to this pretty pumpkin cake.

Butter Pecan Pumpkin Pie

Butter Pecan Pumpkin Pie

Butter Pecan Pumpkin Pie

This pie was always a family favorite at holidays. Everyone thought I'd worked all day to make it, but it's actually so easy to assemble. It's handy to have in the freezer when unexpected company stops in for coffee and dessert. —Arletta Slocum, Venice, Florida
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