11 Ways to Maximize Pumpkin

Can't get enough pumpkin? We're sharing 11 creative ways to get more pumpkin in your life.

You need more pumpkin in your life. Get 11 of our favorite pumpkin recipes that aren't pies or lattes.

Pumpkin Chocolate Bars

The secret to these sweet and chocolaty bars? An oatmeal cookie crust and a creamy cheesecake filling. The decadent layer of chocolate doesn't hurt!


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Pumpkin Nog

This four-ingredient drink is perfect for a party and tastes just like pumpkin pie in a glass -- no fork needed!

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Pumpkin Curry Soup

Curry powder gives this seasonal soup deep flavor while creamy pumpkin offsets the spice. Don't forget our tangy cranberry-orange topper. 

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Pumpkin Doughnuts

Rolling these sweet pumpkin doughnuts in a mixture of sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon ensures they have plenty of spice. 

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Pumpkin Corn Bread

A trio of pumpkin, buttermilk, and sour cream means this corn bread is extra moist and delicious. We like to serve it warm with whipped butter. 

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Pumpkin Butter

Move over, apple butter! This pumpkin butter is filled with our favorite fall flavors, like maple syrup, ginger, and cinnamon.

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Pumpkin Macarons

These pumpkin pie-spiced cookies are the cutest way to celebrate the season. Don't be intimidated, the recipe calls for just a few simple techniques. 

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Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Skip the pumpkin pie this year! This creamy creme brulee is elegant and easy. Finish each dish with a drizzle of caramelized sugar.

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

All you need for these adorable whoppie pies is five ingredients (including boxed cake mix!) and our creamy marshmallow filling. 

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Pumpkin Ice Cream

We like to keep a batch of this spiced ice cream in our freezer at all times. It's wonderful with cake and pie, but we like it all on its own. 

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Pumpkin Waffles

These waffles are great, but it's the maple-walnut cream drizzle that takes them over the top.

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