They're good for jack-o'-lanterns, as well as breakfast, lunch and dessert! Try out these pumpkin recipes for fall!
Orange zest adds a fruity twist to a classic Thanksgiving treat, which we've topped with a seasonally spiced whipped cream. The squares can be made up to two days in advance and stored in a tightly covered pan in the refrigerator.
This layered pie serves up a deliciously unique combination, bringing together two classic fall flavors in one creamy sweet-and-tart dessert.
With all those rich chocolate chips set against a striking orange background, this kid favorite isn't just delicious, it's pretty too. For a healthier option, substitute raisins for the chocolate chips.
Serve this scrumptious dish as a first course on Thanksgiving Day or as dinner's main event on a chilly evening. The curry gives it a subtly exotic flavor, while the apple and honey add a touch of sweetness.
If your kids like pumpkin pie, they'll flip over these tasty pancakes.
Score points this season with two winning recipes: A hearty pumpkin chili and grilled cheese footballs.
Let your kids personalize this classic pumpkin pie with a handprint pie-dough turkey.
We'll be very surprised if this isn't the creamiest custard you've ever eaten. It's so good, it might even upstage your holiday pumpkin pie.
Tiny treats bursting with a favorite fall flavor.
Making this homemade classic is easy enough for the seven-and-under crowd, plus it teaches kids all about what makes pumpkin pie so tasty.
Similar in texture to crab cakes, these homemade veggie burgers with southwestern spices will jazz up any meal. Try them with scrambled eggs for brunch or alongside a salad, chips, and salsa for dinner.
Pumpkin cookies filled with fluffy cream cheese frosting -- a popular new addition to your Thanksgiving dessert offerings.
Make a Cake-o'-Lantern for Halloween.
These pull-apart rolls are sweet and buttery enough to please even the most stubborn self-proclaimed vegetable hater -- even though they're made with (shhh) squash.
This delicious holiday dessert will please die-hard pumpkin pie fans and those who love lemon meringue.
Put a new spin on a favorite fall flavor by topping tasty pumpkin cake squares with cream cheese frosting.
On a fall weekend morning, you and your kids can make these light waffles--flavored with a touch of pumpkin puree--and enjoy a healthy and leisurely breakfast.
These flavorful biscuits are sweet enough to have for breakfast (with a bit of butter and honey), but not so sweet that they seem out of place on the dinner table.
These butternut squash ice pops taste just like the classic Thanksgiving pumpkin pie.
This tempting autumn treat lets young bakers combine the best flavors of the season.
Sweetened with molasses and spiced like pie, these full-bodied muffins are topped with a light butter crumb. For a real treat, serve them spread with whipped cream cheese.
What can you do when you're in the mood for homemade pumpkin pie, but you're squashed for time? Whip up a batch of these thick and tasty pumpkin smoothies.
Any way you slice it, this pumpkin spice bread won't last long once your kids sample it. That's why this recipe makes two loaves.
An autumn indulgence, these pumpkin butterscotch cookies are equally good throughout the year. Perfect tucked into a lunchbox or served with a mug of cider, they taste like pumpkin pie -- but with a lot less work.
For a healthy diversion from candy-fueled Halloween hysteria, try these bursting-with-flavor pumpkin biscuits.
A must-have on everyone's Thanksgiving table, this delicious pumpkin pie recipe features a silky smooth custard and rich caramel flavor. You'll want to save room for a second helping!
For a 'twist' on traditional pumpkin pie, try this delicious spiral cake. Though it looks impressive, it's actually super simple to make. Bring it with you to a harvest party or holiday gathering and let the good times roll!
Bread pudding is such a wonderful comfort food, and when pumpkin is added to the mix, it's pure decadence. This rich and delicious recipe is so simple to make, the kids can help put it together.
Kids love chocolate and love cookies, especially cookies made for dunking. These pumpkin spice biscotti are winners in both of those categories, and they make an especially fine gift, as well. Try wrapping them up with a bag of holiday spiced coffee.
A truly creative take on two classic desserts, these little treats combine pumpkin and pecan pie in one delicious dish. They'll be a big hit with the kids, who'll also love helping you make them.
Chocolate makes it all better…or so the saying goes. And it's certainly true for these muffins. Perfectly spiced and wonderfully moist, they're made even more delicious by the tiny bits of chocolate nestled within.
Soft and cakey, topped with a cream-cheese drizzle, these are the best pumpkin cookies! Spice to your liking using more or less cinnamon, but don't forget - the more icing, the better.
Between the pumpkin, hazelnuts, walnuts, and maple, this is a perfect autumn breakfast. Beating the egg whites separately from the yolks makes for fluffier pancakes -- almost like a soufflé.
Wrapped up in a nice jar and tied with a ribbon, this is a gift anyone would enjoy. This granola tastes especially delicious over maple or vanilla yogurt.
You don't have to wait for Halloween for these delectable pumpkin-spiced delights.
For foolproof flavor and crunch, these crisp and salty pumpkin seeds can't be beat. An awesome source of potassium, they're also a healthy snack -- one the kids will have great fun helping you make.
This is the grown-up variation of chocolate bark: sweet, tart, spicy, salty, and profoundly addictive. It's lots of fun to make, with plenty of lovely little jobs for kids to do.
White chocolate is the perfect complement to spicy pumpkin, and these brownies (almost blondies) are moist, delicious and comforting for cool fall days. A great snack for kids and adults.
These no-bake pumpkin treats are perfect for junior chefs. Get them into the holiday spirit by involving them in the Thanksgiving food prep. They'll take pride knowing their creations made it to the holiday table.
Pumpkin Icebox Squares
Creamy Pumpkin Pie with Cranberry Topping
Chocolate Chip-Pumpkin Loaf
Curried Pumpkin-Apple Soup
Handprint Pumpkin Pie
Maple Pumpkin Custard
Mini Pumpkin Tarts
Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Pie
Tex-Mex Pumpkin Patties
Pumpkin Cloverleaf Rolls
Pumpkin Meringue Pie
Pumpkin Walnut Biscuits
Pumpkin Squares With Cider Caramel Sauce
Pumpkin Praline Muffins
Pumpkin Spice Bread
Pumpkin Butterscotch Cookies
Pumpkin Spiral Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
Pumpkin Bread Pudding
Pecan Pies in Pumpkin Shells
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
Iced Pumpkin Cookies
Pumpkin Spice Granola
Ooze-Filled Pumpkin Cupcakes
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Cherry-Pumpkin Seed Chocolate Bark
Pumpkin White Chip Brownies
No-Bake Pumpkin Tarlets