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Pumpkin Snack Cake

The crunchy, sweet topping makes this simple pumpkin snack cake taste extra special. If you prefer a sweeter cake, omit the topping and spread with your favorite frosting instead. —Steven Schend, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Pumpkin and Chicken Sausage Hash

3 reviews

This can be served as a side or as the main dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner. I like to...


Pressure-Cooker Lentil Pumpkin Soup

3 reviews

Plenty of herbs and spices brighten up my hearty pumpkin soup. It?s just the thing we need on nippy days...


Pressure Cooker Curried Pumpkin Risotto

2 reviews

This easy pumpkin risotto tastes like fall and gets a flavor boost from the curry. —Andrea Reaves, Stephens City, Virginia


Creamy Pumpkin Hummus

5 reviews

I love to serve this pumpkin hummus with sliced apples, pears and pita chips. Top it with toasted pumpkin seeds,...

Pumpkin-Coconut Soup

3 reviews

Thai food lovers will go crazy for this soup. It has a deep flavor from the combination of onion, coconut...


Low-Calorie Pumpkin Pie

9 reviews

"I've brought this crustless pie to the office, and no one knows it's sugar-free," writes Diane Jessen of Bayfield, Colorado....

Fresh Pumpkin Soup

8 reviews

This appealing soup harvests the fall flavors of just-picked pumpkins and tart apples and is sure to warm you up...


Slow-Cooker Curried Pumpkin Soup

2 reviews

Looking for something new to beat dinnertime doldrums? Try my pumpkin soup! A touch of curry powder lends an aromatic...


Pumpkin & Cauliflower Garlic Mash

4 reviews

I wanted healthy alternatives to my family's favorite recipes. Pumpkin, cauliflower and thyme make an amazing dish. You'll never miss...


Pumpkin-Butterscotch Gingerbread Trifle

97 reviews

There's more to pumpkin than pie, as this impressive trifle proves. It looks so elegant with alternating layers of gingerbread...

Black Bean & Pumpkin Chili

6 reviews

This is my kind of chili – thick and hearty. Try sweet potato or butternut squash instead of pumpkin, and...


Pumpkin Vegetable Soup

3 reviews

This golden-toned soup is wonderfully warming on crisp autumn days. "Unlike most creamy pumpkin soups, this one is especially hearty,...


Pumpkin Vegetable Stew

3 reviews

I created this stew as a way to use pumpkin for more than just breads and pies. It's a meal...


Curried Pumpkin Soup

20 reviews

This comforting soup is wonderfully warming on an autumn day, and the subtle curry flavor lets the pumpkin star. My...


Autumn Pumpkin Chili

26 reviews

We have this turkey pumpkin chili often because everyone loves it, even the most finicky grandchildren. It’s a definite keeper...

Creamy Pumpkin Polenta

10 reviews

Sometimes I like to hollow out a pumpkin and serve this creamy, hearty polenta inside it. The salted pumpkin seeds...


Spicy Pumpkin & Corn Soup

11 reviews

A seriously quick dish, it can satisfy a hungry household in 15 minutes. My family loves sharing this soup with...


Pumpkin Oat Bran Muffins

15 reviews

“The aroma from these muffins is especially wonderful in the fall. They're healthy and yummy and disappear quite quickly. They...


Pumpkin Sloppy Joes for 2

7 reviews

Donna Musser of Pearl City, Illinois shares her “vine” version of an old standby-sloppy joes made with pumpkin! She adds...


Tuscan Turkey Soup

18 reviews

Ladle up this quick, creamy soup chock-full of leftover turkey, pumpkin and beans to your hungry family and friends. It's...


Apple Pumpkin Soup

5 reviews

Relish autumn’s color and flavors right in your bowl with this creamy, golden soup from Spearville, Kansas field editor Pat...


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Sausage and Pumpkin Pasta

52 reviews

My family really enjoys this meal. Cubed leftover turkey may be substituted for sausage. Just add to the skillet with...


Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

4 reviews

Enjoy this holiday dessert without worrying about calories. Plus it is so luscious that no one will guess that it...

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Pumpkin Corn Soup

6 reviews

Melissa Every of Tallmadge, Ohio writes, “My family loves this soup. It's great on cold winter nights with all the...


Butternut Squash Butter

Looking for a tasty way to use up those pumpkins and have a wonderful gift during the holidays? My pumpkin...


Pumpkin Oatmeal Bars

9 reviews

It took me a long time to develop this quick-and-easy recipe, but I’m so happy with how it turned out....


Black Bean ‘n’ Pumpkin Chili

141 reviews

My family is crazy about this slow cooker chili because it uses ingredients you don't usually find in chili. Believe...


Anytime Turkey Chili

12 reviews

I created this dish to grab the voters’ attention at a chili contest we held in our backyard. With pumpkin,...


Streusel Pumpkin Muffins

18 reviews

These spiced muffins are a great accompaniment to any meal—or try them for breakfast, dessert or a snack. The pumpkin...