7 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes You Need to Try

It’s fall and that means pumpkin. Not just for decorating, but for adding to recipes. I have 7 delicious pumpkin recipes that you need to try.

These delicious pumpkin recipes ran the gamut from appetizers to cocktails to entrée to dessert. I guarantee that you will love them all.

I’ve been making these recipes for a few years. They are full of delicious pumpkin flavors that will become favorites.

You’ll definitely want to add these recipes to your recipe box. Read them, share them, print them, Pin them, and be sure to try them.

I can’t tell you which pumpkin recipe is my favorite. I love them all. You will, too.

Why Use Pumpkin in a Recipe?

Pumpkin is good for you.

  • pumpkin is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants
  • pumpkin is low in calories
  • pumpkin can boost your immune system
  • pumpkin protects your eyesight
  • pumpkin lowers your risk of certain cancers
  • pumpkin promotes heart and skin health
  • pumpkin and pumpkin seeds are rich in fiber and promotes good brain health
  • pumpkin boosts your brain and memory

Pumpkin also adds a delicious, distinctive flavor that lends itself to both sweet and savory dishes.

Ready for these delicious recipes?

two pumpkin martinis

Pumpkin Martini

Start your Thanksgiving celebration with this creamy pumpkin-flavored martini. Use your prettiest martini glasses with or without a sugar rim. This pretty cocktail makes a great after-dinner drink after a big meal of turkey and dressing.

pumpkin risotto bites on a platter

Pumpkin Risotto Bites

This little morsel of pumpkin flavor is the perfect fall appetizer. Creamy on the inside and crunchy on the outside and full of pumpkin flavor. This appetizer will be one of the best appetizers you will ever serve. It’s one of Sweet Shark’s favorites.

popcorn snacks

Spicy and Sweet Pumpkin Popcorn Snacks

Do you need a snack for the kids and for fall football nights? These two popcorn snacks are great options. One is spicy and the other has a slightly sweet taste. Both are full of subtle pumpkin flavor. Make both of these easy snacks or pick your sweet or spicy choice.

fall pumpkin ravioli

Elegant Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter

This pumpkin dish can be served as an appetizer in smaller portions. Or pair it with a lovely salad and serve it as a beautiful entrée course. This dish is not only so pretty, but it is restaurant-worthy in presentation and flavor.

creamy southwestern pumpkin soup

Creamy Southwest Pumpkin Soup

I love the spiciness of this smooth-as-silk soup packed with pumpkin flavor. It’s beautiful as a first course or as a main course for lunch or dinner. The pumpkin seed garnish adds flavor and crunch.

pumpkin bacon bars

Pumpkin Bacon Bars with Caramel Frosting

What sounds better than pumpkin and bacon? Bacon makes everything taste better – especially in this easy-to-make pumpkin cake recipe topped with a creamy and delicious caramel frosting. Sliced into bars, this recipe is easy to serve as a dessert or even for breakfast or bunch.

Cholocate-Pumpkin Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting

Pumpkin and chocolate is another food pairing that is made in heaven. These moist cupcakes will have you swooning with their flavor profile. The Nutella frosting is absolutely divine in texture and flavor. Make these for any fall occasion. Perfect on Thanksgiving, Halloween or any fall party.

For more recipe ideas, here are my Pinterest Boards that you will like to visit.

I know you’ll want to PIN this post and PIN each recipe to your Pinterest Board. Enjoy all these pumpkin recipes.

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  1. Hi Carol, Sharing on the Weekend Edit at Everyday Edits on Saturday morning! Pinned the appetizer! laura in colorado

  2. Thanks, Carol, for sharing these pumpkin recipes! We love pumpkin! Your recipes are always so delicious. We are going to make Sweet Shark’s appetizers this weekend. Also enjoyed reading the health benefits for pumpkin.

    Have a great day!

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