Spice up your fall season with these delicious recipes that use pumpkin puree. Since pumpkin works equally well in sweet and savory dishes, you’ll find everything from cakes to cookies and soups to hummus in this collection of delectable ideas. Pumpkin puree is cooked pumpkin that has been mashed to a smooth consistency. It’s a versatile ingredient that makes it easy to take on whatever seasoning or spices are incorporated in the recipe. Whether you’re making a sweet treat or a zesty chili, you’re sure to satisfy your pumpkin cravings with any one of these awesome recipes that will show you delicious ways to use pumpkin puree.

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Pumpkin Purée Recipes

Pecan Praline Pumpkin Pie by Sally’s Baking Addiction

Elevate your next pumpkin pie. Include pecans and a delectable praline layer on top of a classic pumpkin pie filling that’s made from scratch using pumpkin puree.. A mixture of honey, chopped pecans and brown sugar makes the praline layer that’s baked to sweet crunchiness. Top it with whipped cream and serve up this luscious pie for the holidays.

No Churn Pumpkin Gingerbread Ice Cream by Marsha’s Baking Addiction

Pumpkin puree joins this easy ice cream mixture of sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, spices and crushed gingersnap cookies for a no churn effort that just requires a long session in the freezer to firm up. It’s worth the wait for this scrumptious frozen treat that a sweet way to celebrate the fall season.

Pumpkin Spice Donuts by Amanda’s Cookin

Whether you enjoy these donuts for breakfast, snack time or dessert, these pumpkin treats are an easy baking project for autumn. The easy all-purpose flour mixture gets an infusion of pumpkin puree, butter, spices and brown sugar for delicious donuts that are baked to golden perfection. An easy maple glaze or a sprinkle of cinnamon and pumpkin spice sugar is all you need to complete these sweet treats.

Cinnamon Sugar Swirl Pumpkin Layer Cake by Life Love And Sugar

When you need an impressive cake for the autumn season, take the time to make this scrumptious cinnamon swirl layer cake. The batter contains a substantial amount of pumpkin puree along with flour, eggs, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, vanilla and sugar. A swirl of cinnamon sugar runs through layers to make it extra delicious. It’s all iced with a cinnamon cream cheese frosting. It will make this layer cake a stunning centerpiece on your dessert table.

Brown Butter Pumpkin Oatmeal Scotchies by Two Peas And Their Pod

Butterscotch chips are folded into a batter of flour, oats, eggs, brown sugar, spices, butter and pumpkin puree to form these irresistible scotchies that are baked to deliciousness. Make these cookies for all your fall festivities, but save a few for yourself because they’ll disappear quickly!

Pumpkin Juice by House Of Nash Eats

This is perfect for Halloween and Thanksgiving. This pumpkin puree combines with apple cider and warm and fragrant spices. It creates a beverage that even Harry Potter fans will find enchanting. It’s a sweet recipe that just needs warming on the stove and can be served hot or cold.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Oatmeal by Recipes From A Pantry

Warm and fragrant oatmeal comes together quickly with the help of your pressure cooker. Rolled oats, pumpkin puree, almond milk, maple syrup and spices get a quick session in your Instant Pot to become a satisfying breakfast for chilly mornings. No Instant Pot? No problem. You can make a one bowl effort in the microwave, too!;

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake by Averie Cooks

Make this beautiful and delicious bundt cake by using a boxed mix that’s up-leveled with pumpkin puree and chocolate chips. Super easy, it becomes even more impressive when you add the chocolate ganache to the cooled cake. It’s perfect with a glass of cold milk or a steaming cup of coffee or hot cocoa.

Pumpkin Blondies by I Heart Naptime

Warm and comforting, these sweet and chewy pumpkin bars are just the thing to make on a chilly fall day. Pumpkin puree keeps the batter moist and tasty while chocolate chips and spices keep it deliciously yummy. It’s an easy recipe that’s perfect with a cup of hot cocoa.

Pumpkin Pecan Crescent Rolls by Belly Full

Canned crescent rolls get a scrumptious filling of pumpkin puree, brown sugar, cinnamon, sugar, spices and chopped pecans. It’s an easy recipe that you can make when you need a quick dessert or a sweet treat for a brunch. Bake until puffed and golden and then top with buttery cinnamon sugar.

Pumpkin Risotto by Carlsbad Cravings

You’ll adore this risotto recipe that combines pumpkin puree, sage, cheese and browned butter into an ultra tasty dish that’s practically foolproof. Oh, and there’s no standing over the stove stirring it, either. It’s a baked effort, so once you combine all the amazing ingredients, you can let the oven do the hard work. Perfect for fall and beyond, this one should be on your must-make list.

Vegetarian Spinach Pumpkin Lasagna by Ambitious Kitchen

You’ll never miss the meat with this savory veggie lasagna. It has mingles spinach, pumpkin puree, cheese, herbs and spices into a delectable casserole. Also, you can use your favorite lasagna noodle and prepare this feast in a large baking dish. It will need about 45 minutes of baking time, but the results are absolutely worth it. And the leftovers? Even better the next day!

Curried Pumpkin Black Bean Burgers by Eating Bird Food

These protein-packed meatless patties will be your new fall favorite burger. Pumpkin puree joins with black beans, quinoa, tomato paste, garlic, chili powder and cumin for a spicy burger that’s easily skillet-cooked for a hearty meal. These patties are freezer friendly, too, so make a batch to stash for later use.

Pumpkin Chili by Little Spice Jar

You’ll love this robust chili recipe that combines fire roasted tomatoes, spicy and smoky spices. It also has a variety of beans, ground beef and an entire can of pumpkin puree. Definitely an extravaganza of a hearty meal. Make on the stove top or in your slow cooker and enjoy this filling and warming recipe during the fall and winter months.

Pumpkin Sausage Pasta by Jo Cooks

Sausage, onion and garlic make up the savory protein in this saucy pumpkin puree mixture. Spices, herbs, broth and heavy cream make it savory and rich. It all gets stirred in with your favorite pasta and garnished with parmesan cheese. Also, it’s a great way to enjoy pumpkin in a savory dish.

Pumpkin Lentil Soup by Salt And Lavender

What could be more on point for chilly autumn days that a warming bowl of savory lentil and pumpkin soup? Pumpkin puree acts as a base in this vegan soup. Also, it includes vegetable broth, leeks, garlic carrots, and red lentils along with seasonings of cumin and chili powder. It’s a savory stovetop soup that’s filling and zesty.

Pumpkin Pizza by Salt And Baker

Top your pizza dough with a seasonal favorite this fall and enjoy this new flavor combination. The topping for your pizza is a seasoned pumpkin puree, followed by shredded gouda cheese and garnished with sage leaves that have been sauteed in butter. Also, it’s simple and outrageously delicious!

Savory Pumpkin Casserole by Low Carb Yum

This is perfect as a side side dish for Thanksgiving. This casserole is a savory blend of pumpkin puree spiced with sage, rosemary and thyme. Also, mixed with eggs and heavy cream, ricotta cheese makes it a rich and tasty way to top off this easy baked dish.

Creamy Chicken And Broccoli Pumpkin Alfredo by Cafe Delites

Pasta with a creamy cheesy sauce is always a winner, even with kids. So, its no surprise that his pumpkin-enhanced version is also a hit. It’s amped up with chicken and broccoli as well as with onions and garlic. It has a savory profile that blends seamlessly with the pumpkin and cheese. Also, make it on your stovetop and expect rave reviews for your efforts.

Roasted Garlic Pumpkin Hummus by The Crumby Kitchen

Give your plain hummus an autumn makeover for fall celebrations with the addition of pumpkin puree. Chickpeas, roasted garlic, tahini, sage and cayenne pepper. Also, it has pumpkin puree for a blend of savory goodness, perfect for your appetizer table.

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