10 Ways To Eat Pumpkin That Don’t Involve Pumpkin Pie

Averie Cooks


Pumpkin is an immensely popular flavor this time of year, but if you’re tired of the same old pumpkin pie, there are more creative ways that you can cook with pumpkin.

Give any of these 10 recipes a try if you want more than just pie out of this ingredient. Luckily, this vegetable is great in sweet or savory dishes, so there a plenty of ways to get creative.

1. Pumpkin French Toast

A little pumpkin puree and some brown sugar can transform your breakfast with this French Toast recipe.

Averie Cooks

2. Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Pumpkin cinnamon rolls? Come to mama! This recipe combines two of my favorite fall items. I can’t wait to try this non-traditional take on a classic.

Averie Cooks

3. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

You had me at pumpkin chocolate chip. I’m sure these flavors pair excellently!

Sally's Baking Addiction

4. Roasted Pumpkin Quiche

I’ll add a little pumpkin to my quiche, if you don’t mind, because that sounds delicious. The best part is this quiche recipe could be served at breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Roasted Pumpkin, Caramelized Onion and Gorgonzola Quiche 500 8464
Closet Cooking

5. Pumpkin Ice Cream

This cold take on pumpkin could be good. I think I’ll give this whole pumpkin ice cream thing a try.

Empowered Sustenance

6. Pumpkin Spice Popcorn

I like caramel flavored popcorn, but I’ve never even heard of pumpkin spice popcorn. This inventive recipe may change the way I eat popcorn forever!

Cooking Classy

7. Kale And Pumpkin Scones

I imagine that kale and pumpkin scones would be the perfect addition to Thanksgiving dinner. Guess I know what I’m cooking this year!

Proud Italian Cook

8. Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin served in a warm bowl of chili sounds delicious. That’s how I plan on staying warm this fall.

Julia's Album

9. Pumpkin Mac ‘N Cheese

Oooey, gooey, cheesy and pumpkin-y? Pumpkin mac ‘n cheese could very well be my new favorite thing.

Well Plated

10. Pumpkin Brownies

With only two ingredients, this recipe for pumpkin brownies is going to be the way I get my fix this fall. I can already tell.

Cookies and Cups

Get your fill of this fall flavor, but in entirely new ways with these different recipes. Because when it comes to pumpkin, you really can’t ever get enough, can you?

, ,

Related posts

Freshly Baked Homemade Doughnuts Covered in Sugar and Cinnamon Mixture
This pumpkin doughnut recipe will cheer you up all winter long
Two-ingredient pumpkin muffins on table
This 2-ingredient pumpkin muffin doesn't skimp on flavor
Cookie in Pumpkin Dip bowl
You'll want to spread this 5-ingredient pumpkin dip on everything
aerial view of a baked apple puff pastry on a plate with a scoop of vanilla ice cream
This viral apple pie puff recipe lets you make the most of a favorite fall fruit

About the Author
Augusta Statz
I have a B.F.A. in Writing from the Savannah College of Art and Design. I’m an avid writer with a genuine sense of curiosity. I feel the best way to absorb the world around you is through fashion, art and food, so that’s what I spend most of my time writing about.

From our partners