The 10 Best Pumpkin Inspired Recipes

The 10 Best Pumpkin Inspired Recipes

It is that time of year again! The holiday season is the best time to try out new recipes, specifically pumpkin inspired recipes, of course. The great thing about pumpkin is that its not just a dessert food, it can be incorporated into any kind of recipe, whether that be savory or sweet. While the taste of pumpkin can be a bit overwhelming in some dishes, there are some amazing ways to utilize pumpkin without the taste being too much. Check out the 10 best pumpkin inspired recipes to try out this holiday season!

Pumpkin Mac and Cheese With Bacon


This recipe is absolutely out of this world! The unique combination of bacon, pumpkin, and cheese really makes this dish stand out. While the pumpkin flavor is subtle, it makes this dish go from good to great.

Find the recipe at Inspired By Charm.

Pumpkin Chili


Pumpkin chili is perfect for a cold night in with the family. This recipe is spicy and savory, and doesn't not have the normal sweetness and spices that traditional pumpkin recipes have, which just goes to show how versatile this squash is.

Find the recipe at Julia's Album.

Pumpkin French Toast Bake

While pumpkin can be used to create a savory taste, it is best known for it's sweet, yet spicy flavor. This pumpkin french toast bake combines the delicious taste of pumpkin with a sticky custard-drenched bread that is to die for.

Find the recipe at Lilluna.

Pumpkin Ravioli

This recipe might take a little extra work, but it is most definitely worth it! The pumpkin combined with nutmeg, pecans, cheese and butter is one of the most delicious combinations out there.

Find the recipe at Julia's Album.

Brown Sugar Pumpkin Pop Tarts

Make something the stores don't even sell, homemade brown sugar pumpkin pop tarts! This dessert disguised as breakfast is based on the brown sugar pop tart, but the pumpkin adds a whole new delicious layer that will make you never want to buy store bought pop tarts again.

Find the recipe at With Salt and Wit.

Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Ginger Soup

While this dish is very seasonal and has a strong pumpkin taste, it is perfect for the holidays, especially if you are a pumpkin fan. The pumpkin and ginger combination is sharp, delicious, and unique.

Find the recipe at Bare Root Girl.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip

This delicious dessert is a party favorite during the holidays, and is very easy to make. While many of us love pumpkin cheese cake, serving with salty tortilla chips creates the perfect sweet/savory combo.

Find the recipe at Nana's Little Kitchen.

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Pumpkin pie for breakfast? Yes, please! This delicious recipe is easy, healthy, and perfect for a light yet tasty breakfast. The hot oats and butterscotch mixed with pumpkin is the perfect start to the day, trust us!

Find the recipe at The Cookie Rookie.

Pumpkin Sage Biscuits

This recipe is perfect to serve with a big holiday meal. These biscuits are buttery, savory, easy to make and actually pretty healthy, it's a win win!

Find the recipe at Sweet Peas and Saffron.

Baked Parmesan Pumpkin Fries

The combination of pumpkin and parmesan cheese is so good that some might even prefer it over sweet potato fries. These are a must try!

Find the recipe at Back To Her Roots.

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