The true indicator that fall has arrived is when the giant display of canned pumpkin puree goes up at the grocery store. Immediately the baking possibilities seem endless and only one question comes to mind...How many cans of pumpkin puree can I fit in the pantry?
Whether it's pie, bread, cake, or muffins, the heartwarming aroma of pumpkin and spices melding into a tasty treat in the oven is exactly the way we like to celebrate autumn. Here are 20 pumpkin sweets to last you through Thanksgiving.
Pumpkin Butter: Start your morning with this spicy, delicious treat.
Pumpkin Pasties: Based on the pasties featured in the Harry Potter books, these hand pies can be whipped up when it's still too early for the traditional Thanksgiving pie.
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies from Baked: Cakey pumpkin cookies and tangy cream cheese filling make for one tasty combination.
Pumpkin Ooey Gooey Butter Cakes: Beyond decadent, these little cakes live up to their name and are only made better with the addition of pumpkin.
Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread: A deliciously moist dairy free version of pumpkin bread.
Pumpkin Spice Palmiers: Crunchy, caramelized cookies become homey with the additional of a little pumpkin flavor.
Pumpkin Cake in a Jar: Give your friends a slice of autumn with these ready-made jars full of cake.
Pumpkin Log Cakes: A festive presentation for Thanksgiving (or any fall party.)
Pumpkin Maple Breakfast Souffles: A flavorful and stress free take on the souffle.
Pumpkin Pie Pops: Similar to the famous cake pop, these mini pies seem to taste even better on a stick.
Baked Sugar Pumpkin with Brown Egg Custard: Nothing says fall more than a dessert that is served inside a roasted pumpkin.
Mellowcreme Pumpkin Cake: An adorable dessert idea for any autumn holiday.
Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cake: Make sure everyone can have a pumpkin treat! This cake is flavored with chocolate and spices, and just a hint of pumpkin.
Pumpkin Tea Cake: Swap out your banana bread recipe for one of the seasonal pumpkin variety. Moist and delicious, this tea cake is the perfect cure for a chilly fall morning.
Classic Pumpkin Pie: There's something immensely satisfying and comforting about a traditional pumpkin pie. Don't forget the whipped cream!
Apple Pecan Pumpkin Pie: Combine three of fall's most popular flavors in one tasty pie.
Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas: Utilize the whole pumpkin with these healthy muffins complete with crunchy candied seeds on top.
Miniature Pumpkin Pies with Graham Cracker Crusts: Although a regular sized pie might be just as tasty, everything is cuter in mini-form.
Pumpkin Muffins with Pecan Streusel Topping: Chewy and moist, these hearty muffins are low calorie, but full of flavor.
Pumpkin Brioche Bread Pudding: Homey and comforting, brioche bread pudding is a clever way to incorporate pumpkin into dessert without making a pie.