It’s more than just a flavor. It’s a heralding of a season, of crisp red-orange leaves gliding to the ground, of cozy sweaters and steaming mugs on chilly mornings, of that perfect cinnamon-nutmeg-clove spice combination that will warm any autumn day. Pumpkin! It’s as beloved as a big round squash can be and dessert is what it does best. While there’s a reason pumpkin pie is at every holiday table, sometimes it’s good to go beyond the pie. Here are 10 crowd-pleasing pumpkin desserts that do just that. (Plus a little bonus at the end!)
Pumpkin Gingersnap Icebox Cake
A no-bake wonder that makes cool and creamy seem warm and inviting? Yes please. Click here for the recipe!
Pumpkin Carrot Cake
It may seem like an unlikely mishmash, but really it’s the stuff dreams are made of. Get the full recipe here.
Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Bread
A smiley ribbon of cream cheese filling makes this bread completely irresistible. Are you running to the kitchen yet? Get the full recipe here!
Pumpkin Sugar Cookies
Maple Cream Cheese Frosting on a pillowy, dream of a pumpkin cookie. These are everything. Get the recipe here!
No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake
It’s light, and cool and creamy, but full of warm autumn spice. Plus, you don’t even need your oven. Click here for the recipe.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Ball
Pumpkin, cheesecake, and chocolate make for a dessert dip that’s absolutely heavenly. You have to give this one a try. Get the recipe here!
Ginger Pecan Pumpkin Loaf
A subtle zing of ginger and a whole lot of pumpkin and molasses flavor make this loaf an absolute winner. Get the full recipe here!
Golden Coconut Pumpkin Cake
If the tropics and fall flavors don’t quite seem like a match made in heaven, you’d be wrong. This unlikely pair makes for one unforgettable cake. Get the recipe here.
Pumpkin Gingersnap Magic Bars
A magical twist on a classic layered bar, you’ll make these Pumpkin Gingersnap bars again and again. Click here for the recipe!
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins
A perfectly spiced pumpkin crumb with a surprise cream cheese filling. It doesn’t get any better. Get the recipe here!
We’ve got one more for you on the next page. This stuff ups the pumpkin factor and pairs well with so many of these baked goods. It’s edible, spreadable joy!
Cinnamon Pumpkin Butter
If you hadn’t had quite enough pumpkin yet, this stuff will do the trick. Spread it on a warm biscuit, or some pumpkin quick bread… no matter what you do, it’s totally delicious! Get the full recipe here.SKM: below-content placeholder