Pumpkin Recipes

pumpkin pie cookie butter baked oatmeal

In the autumn and winter months I like to see how many new pumpkin recipes I can come up with. The reason for this is threefold. First, pumpkin is wildly popular and the recipes get shared like crazy among pumpkin enthusiasts. Second, it bugs some people that there are so many pumpkin recipes and I…

pumpkin macaroni & cheese

Tonight’s dinner was this creamy, dreamy pumpkin macaroni and cheese. I just added pumpkin to the usual bechamel and it turned out beautifully. I browned the butter before adding the flour and it made all the difference! ~ preheat oven to 350 degrees F. ~ ~ serves 8 ~ 13 oz. whole wheat elbow macaroni…

spicy honey sriracha pumpkin soup

Pumpkin is so healthy, and the perfect thickener for this warming, spicy soup! I made up a big pot for a tea party I hosted recently and everyone loved it! Even people who claim to not like pumpkin. So there ya have it. 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons butter 1 large onion, chopped fine…

butterscotch pudding browned butter pumpkin bread

I recently developed a pumpkin bread recipe that is very similar to this called Vanilla Pudding Pumpkin Bread. It was so delicious and so well received, that I decided to play with the ingredients a bit and come up with another blog worthy recipe. Folks, we have a winner! ~ preheat oven to 350 degrees…

pumpkin swirl white chocolate blondie wedges

Here’s an easy recipe for rich, pumpkin, white chocolate blondies. I like to make them in a pie plate because I think it makes them look a bit fancier than the traditional blondie/brownie. We like these with French press coffee or a hearty cup of black tea. They’re elegant enough to serve at a formal…

fairy godmother’s pumpkin ice cream pie

Do you love pumpkin EVERYTHING like I do? Are you looking for something other that the classic pumpkin pie, cake, bar, bla bla bla? Yeah. This time of year I’m always looking for new ways to incorporate the ever-popular pumpkin into my recipes. It’s been an unseasonably warm autumn this year. It’s 75 degrees out…

pumpkin patch turkey chili

Here’s a recipe for an incredibly delicious, easy and healthy chili. It features pumpkin (lots of pumpkin) but once everything is mixed in you don’t really notice an overpowering, pumpkin-y flavor. If you’re serving people who claim to not like pumpkin, don’t even bother telling them it’s in there. This is a good “fake out”…

vanilla pudding pumpkin bread

It’s that time of year again, Friends! Pumpkin season! I have soooo many new, autumn recipes to share with all of you. This is the first of many, and it’s a beaut. This is absolutely, hands down, the BEST pumpkin bread I’ve ever made. The addition of vanilla pudding makes it super moist with just…

easy pumpkin cake

~ easy pumpkin cake ~ 1 (15 oz.) can pure pumpkin puree 3 large eggs 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup light olive oil or vegetable oil 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 box yellow cake mix (I used French vanilla) 1 heaping Tablespoon pumpkin pie spice Combine all and mix with an electric or…