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    Vegan Squash Soup with Naan Croutons

    This butternut squash soup is so full of flavor that you won't miss the meat or dairy! The added can of pumpkin helps to make the soup creamy and smooth, while the coconut milk adds a light sweetness. I love to make this soup as the seasons change! —Audrey Fell, Nashville, Tennessee

    Pumpkin Snack Cake

    The crunchy, sweet topping makes this simple pumpkin snack cake taste extra special. If you prefer a sweeter cake, omit...


    Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Bread

    1 review

    Skip the line and bake Starbucks pumpkin bread in your own kitchen. This copycat recipe may be even better than...


    Vegan Pumpkin Bread

    1 review

    This easy vegan pumpkin bread recipe was given to me by my stepmom shortly after she and my dad got...


    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 Sage Beurre Noisette Cookies

    1 review

    In a world of pumpkin spice flavor, these fluffy cookies are my top choice. The infusion of fresh sage gives...


    Pumpkin Sausage Soup

    13 reviews

    This dish is well suited to my lower-carb way of eating. It's definitely soul food, and I love that it's...

    Pumpkin Icebox Cake

    1 review

    This tube cake is a fun, simple way to make a quick dessert. Pumpkin, chocolate and spice are very nice....


    Spiced Pumpkin Ice Cream

    Ice cream lovers can't get enough of this creamy, rich ice cream that boasts lots of delish pumpkin flavor. —Molly...


    Gingered Pumpkin Bisque

    11 reviews

    Every spoonful of this pretty pumpkin soup hints of autumn. Serve it as the first course at your special, sit-down...


    Pumpkin Sloppy Joes

    9 reviews

    When my oldest granddaughter gave me eight of the 50 pumpkins she grew in her backyard, I didn't know how...

    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...


    Gingered Pumpkin Custard

    These rich and creamy custards created by our Taste of Home Test Kitchen are the perfect ending to any holiday...


    Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

    2 reviews

    My mom makes this hot chocolate with pumpkin, spices and white chocolate. We usually drink it on Halloween, but it’s...


    Pumpkin-Spiced Hot Chocolate

    As soon as there is a hint of fall in the air, I think of pumpkins and my mother. She...


    Delicious Pumpkin Bread

    77 reviews

    An enticing aroma wafts through my house when this tender cake-like pumpkin bread is in the oven. I bake extra...

    Light and Fluffy Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

    This fluffy and light treat from my mother is a nice variation of traditional pumpkin pie. The spices aren't overwhelming...


    Pumpkin Mousse

    20 reviews

    If you've had your fill of pumpkin pie, this cool and creamy pumpkin mousse is perfect for you. Its light...


    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...


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    Pumpkin Bars

    131 reviews

    Pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting are the ultimate fall treat. But my family likes them so much, they ask...


    Pumpkin Cheesecake

    21 reviews

    When I was young we produced several ingredients for this longtime favorite on the farm. We raised pumpkins in our...


    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

    83 reviews

    I'm one of the cooking project leaders for my daughter's 4-H club, where these soft, delicious cookies were a great...


    Pumpkin Spice Pound Cake

    8 reviews

    I enjoy baking from scratch and sharing my treats with others. This recipe for nicely spiced pumpkin pound cakes one...


    Sausage Mac & Cheese in a Pumpkin

    When family and friends eat this mac, I've heard they're tempted to sing, dance and cheer. It's just so darn...

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    Pumpkin Soup with Sourdough Sage Croutons

    We love soup in our home, and I'm a big fan of the cream-style kind. Thanksgiving inspired this recipe—it has...


    Pumpkin Caramel Cupcakes

    2 reviews

    Not only do kids love to eat these cupcakes, they can help bake them, too. To make things even easier...


    Smooth & Creamy Pumpkin Soup

    My mother-in-law shared this recipe with me. She doesn't cook anymore, so now I make it for her, and she...


    Ginger Pumpkin Pie with Streusel

    Want to dress up ordinary pumpkin pie for the holidays? Give it a buttery, sugary streusel topping of gingersnaps and...


    Giant Cupcake Pumpkin

    Make a smiley statement by decorating a whole tray of cupcakes. Once everyone’s seen the big picture, they can all...


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    Pumpkin Cake Roll

    17 reviews

    This dessert is delicious, especially if you love cream cheese and pumpkin the way I do. —Elizabeth Montgomery, Allston, Massachusetts