Pumpkin season is here! With fall in full swing, it’s time to break out the pumpkin pie spice and make some amazing pumpkin desserts! 

This collection of 50 of the best pumpkin dessert recipes has something for everyone. Start your fall baking with the ultimate classic – pumpkin pie. Flaky pie crust filled with creamy pumpkin custard and just the right blend of spices is a classic autumn flavor. 

Or skip the crust and bake up a tall slice of spiced pumpkin cake covered in luscious cream cheese frosting. Make breakfast the best meal of the day with pumpkin spice muffins, made extra moist with pumpkin puree. Pumpkin spice latte lovers will adore the pumpkin drink options, too. And for a finishing touch, impress guests with a beautiful pumpkin roll cake, swirled with a rich cream cheese filling. 

With so many delightful pumpkin dessert recipes, it’s easy to enjoy fall flavors all season long. Every crunchy pecan, gooey caramel and sprinkling of cinnamon is a sweet treat to savor. So get out your favorite mixing bowls and preheat the oven. It’s time to create some cozy, mouthwatering pumpkin desserts!

Patterned Pumpkin Roll

This Patterned Pumpkin Roll with a gorgeous autumn leaf decoration will be the star of your Thanksgiving dessert table! A moist pumpkin cake is rolled around a pumpkin spice cream cheese filling, and the outside is decorated with a design of colorful fall leaves.
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Patterned Pumpkin Roll with slices taken out.

Pumpkin Spice Hi-Hat Cupcakes

Bigger is definitely better when it comes to these towering Pumpkin Hi-Hat Cupcakes! These beauties are one of our favorite ways to get our pumpkin fix come fall. They're filled with salted caramel, topped with a swirl of pumpkin spice frosting, and dipped in the most gorgeous glossy chocolate topping.
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Close up of the top of a Pumpkin Spice Hi-Hat Cupcake.

Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse Cake

This Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse Cake is a stunning 4-layer dessert with chocolate cake, cinnamon mousse, pumpkin-butterscotch mousse (made with real pumpkin purée!), and salted caramel mousse. It's like 4 delicious pumpkin desserts in one! 
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Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse Cake on an aqua colored cake stand.

Pumpkin Fudge

Rich and creamy pumpkin fudge is the perfect fall candy! Have it as an afternoon snack, or serve it for dessert – it's just that good! Brown sugar, pumpkin puree, toasted pecans, and lots of fall spices give this fudge tons of flavor.
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3 squares of Pumpkin Fudge stacked one on top of the other.

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake

This cheesecake has a graham cracker crust made with cinnamon and sugar and is filled with the most delicious mix of pumpkin, warm spices, and cream cheese. This decadent dessert is perfect for any special occasion.
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Slice of pumpkin spice cheesecake topped with whipped cream and caramel sauce with a fork next to it.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

The classic pumpkin bread recipe gets an upgrade with the addition of LOTS of chocolate! This easy quick bread is moist, perfectly dense, loaded with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice, and packed with melty chocolate chips.
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Overhead shot of a loaf of Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread on a wooden cutting board.

Pumpkin Bread Truffles

If you have extra pumpkin bread or muffins, use them to make these cute Pumpkin Bread Truffles! Crumbled pumpkin bread is mixed with cream cheese frosting to form moist, flavorful truffles. Decorate them like miniature pumpkins to really get in the fall spirit!
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Close-up of Pumpkin Bread Truffles on wooden plate

3-Ingredient Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Looking for a quick and easy pumpkin dessert? Look no further! These 3-Ingredient Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are made with simple ingredients, and the whole family is guaranteed to love them!
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Several pumpkin chocolate chip cookies on a white plate with napkin and hot beverage in the background.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake

Love pumpkin and chocolate together? Then this is the cake for you! This Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake has five tender layers of pumpkin cake, PACKED with chocolate chips. 
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Close up of Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake topped with marzipan pumpkins on a blue cake stand with pumpkins in the background.

Pumpkin Bundt Cakes

These cute mini pumpkin bundt cakes are made with a brown butter pumpkin cake batter, and are decorated with fondant to look like adorable mini pumpkins! You'll love the fluffy texture of the cake and the tangy cream cheese frosting.
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Close up of a mini Pumpkin Bundt Cake on a piece of wood with other fall decor.

Pumpkin Pie Mousse Cups

Embrace fall flavors with these Pumpkin Pie Mousse Cups! This light and fluffy mousse recipe is made with real pumpkin, for an authentic pumpkin spice taste. It’s served in a cute edible pumpkin-shaped bowl, too!
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Pumpkin Pie Mousse Cup in orange candy bowl.

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

These quick and easy pumpkin cupcakes are the perfect taste of fall! Top them with a swirl of fluffy cream cheese frosting and a sprinkle of cinnamon for the ultimate pumpkin treat.
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Three pumpkin spice cupcakes, the one in the front has a bite taken out of it.

Cinnamon Swirl Pumpkin Bundt Cake

This Cinnamon Swirl Pumpkin Bundt Cake recipe is a moist, tender pumpkin bundt cake with a cinnamon swirl. Top it with a brown sugar glaze for maximum fall flavor!
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Pumpkin Pound Cake with brown sugar glaze and chocolate leaves on top.

2-Ingredient Pumpkin Brownies

These rich chocolate brownies have a secret–they're made with just 2 ingredients! Swapping canned pumpkin for the usual eggs and oil produces a brownie that's fudgy, almost like candy. 
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies put an autumn twist on an old familiar favorite! Regular chocolate chip cookies get a fall makeover with the addition of pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spices.
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2 Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies stacked one on top of the other with a bite removed from top cookie to show the gooey interior.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars

These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars are soft, cakey pumpkin bars packed with chocolate chips. With their pumpkin flavor and cozy spices, these easy bars taste like fall!
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Stack of three Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars on top of each other.

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Get your pumpkin fix with this cozy, comforting pumpkin bread pudding recipe. Eat it plain, add a drizzle of cinnamon syrup, or dress it up with whipped cream–however you serve it, this bread pudding is sure to become a family favorite.
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Slice of Pumpkin Bread Pudding drizzled with cinnamon syrup, on a white plate.

Dulce de Leche Pumpkin Pie

This Dulce de Leche Pumpkin Pie is a twist on a classic! Dulce de leche is used in the pumpkin pie filling, resulting in a lush filling with caramelized sugar undertones.
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Dulce de Leche Pumpkin Pie with slice missing on a piece of wood with fall leaves.

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate Truffles

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate Truffles are two desserts in one! These sweet little truffles look like pumpkins and taste like pumpkin spice-flavored chocolate, but they have a secret: add them to a mug of hot milk, and they turn into hot chocolate.
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Close up of a cup of hot chocolate made with Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate Truffles.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Pumpkin cheesecake swirl brownies are the perfect dessert for when you can't decide between chocolate and pumpkin for dessert! Super fudgy brownies with creamy pumpkin cheesecake make for a decadent and comforting spiced delight!
(via aimadeitforyou.com)
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Swirled cheesecake brownies cut into squares on white parchment.

Pumpkin Caramel Sticky Buns

These Pumpkin Caramel Sticky Buns deliver on their promise of sticky, and you won't want it any other way. These rolls have that familiar pumpkin flavor (and aroma), which- let’s be honest- is the way to most of our hearts.
(via senseandedibility.com)
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Sticky Bun covered in pecans, on a small white plate.

Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies

These fall cookies are enjoyable from start to finish: the making, the baking (your house will smell so good), and the eating!
(via rufflesandrainboots.com)
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Cut-out sugar cookies decorated with royal icing to look like pumpkins.

Pumpkin Bread Pudding With Caramel Sauce

Get ready for this warm and scrumptious Pumpkin Bread Pudding With Caramel Sauce! This cozy dessert combines white stale bread, a luscious custard-like sauce infused with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice, all baked to perfection and topped with a mouthwatering caramel sauce drizzle. 
(via comfortingeats.com)
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Pumpkin bread pudding in a white oval casserole dish.

Mini Pumpkin Pie Tarts

These mini pumpkin pie tarts with fall pie crust cutouts are the perfect bite-sized dessert!
(via barleyandsage.com)
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Overhead shot of mini pumpkin tarts decorated with pastry pumpkins and leaves.

Vertical Layered Pumpkin Cake

This cake is a showstopper! The vertical layers are eye-catching, and the combination of orange, pumpkin, and chocolate flavors make it irresistible.
(via all-thats-jas.com)
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Cake with vertical layers of pumpkin and chocolate, frosted with white buttercream and cut open on a cake stand.

Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts

Make every fall morning special with these soft, fluffy, baked Pumpkin Donuts with Brown Butter Glaze. Bonus: you can use the same batter to make muffins!
(via thecrumbykitchen.com)
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Stack of frosted pumpkin doughnuts.

Chewy Pumpkin Cookies

These chewy pumpkin cookies are crispy on the edges, chewy and soft in the middle, and spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger.
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Stack of Chewy Pumpkin Cookies, with the top one with a bite removed.

Pumpkin Tiramisu

This pumpkin tiramisu is made with pumpkin mascarpone cream, layers of ladyfingers soaked in coffee, and topped with cocoa powder.
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Slice of Pumpkin Spice Tiramisu with a bite taken out of it on a white plate.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies

Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies are so easy to make and super delicious! Light, fluffy, and with a cheesecake center- these will be a hit every time you make them.
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Hand holding a pumpkin cheesecake cookie, split in two to show the inside.

Sourdough Pumpkin Bundt Cake

This pumpkin bundt cake is bursting with warm pumpkin spices and studded with chocolate chips. Topped with a pumpkin spice glaze, this Fall cake is perfect for hiding sourdough discard.
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Overhead shot of Sourdough Pumpkin Cake with cinnamon glaze on top.

Pumpkin Pecan Dump Cake

So easy with a boxed cake mix, this pumpkin dump cake will be the hit of your fall gatherings! Add some chopped peanuts for a little toasty crunch.
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Pumpkin Pecan Dump Cake in a round cake pan, with whipped cream on top and a few slices removed.

Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream

When it’s fall but still feels like summer, this is the perfect dessert! Using Pumpkin Spice Latte Syrup and make ice cream that tastes like the real thing.
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Black bowl with scoops of Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream.

Pumpkin Baked Alaska

This easy pumpkin baked Alaska is a fun fall spin on the classic pound cake, ice cream and toasted meringue dessert. And with just a few store bought ingredients, this beauty comes together in no time!
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Pumpkin Baked Alaska on a white cake stand, with one slice being removed on a cake server.

Pumpkin Biscotti

This classic Italian cookie meets the flavors of fall in this easy pumpkin biscotti recipe. With the perfect crunchy exterior yet soft middle, these cookies are perfect for dunking in a cup of coffee or tea.
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Wooden bowl with slices of Pumpkin Biscotti, and white pumpkins in the background.

Fluffy Pumpkin Swiss Roll

If you’re looking for a pumpkin roll that is not dense, sticky, or too sweet, then this pumpkin roll recipe is your answer!
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Pumpkin Swiss Roll Cake with several slices cut from the front.

Pumpkin Fluff

Pumpkin Fluff is such an easy and fun fall treat! With just a handful of ingredients you will have a dessert you won’t be able to stop snacking on.
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White bowl of Pumpkin Fluff Dip with cookies scattered on a platter around it.

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies are made with cake mix, so they come together quickly and easily. They're a delicious treat to have on hand for the fall season!
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Stack of Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with a real pumpkin in the background.

Pumpkin Sheet Cake

Indulge in a classic fall dessert with this irresistible Pumpkin Sheet Cake featuring soft, moist pumpkin cake generously topped with an incredible cream cheese frosting.
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Squares of Pumpkin Sheet Cake with a layer of cinnamon-dusted cream cheese frosting on top.

Pumpkin Ale Cupcakes

These easy pumpkin cupcakes get a burst of flavor from your favorite pumpkin ale! Topped with maple frosting for the perfect fall cupcake.
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A Pumpkin Ale Cupcake, in an orange cupcake wrapper, on a wire cooling rack.

Pumpkin Pie Cookies

Pumpkin Pie Cookies are easy to bake and a fun twist on pumpkin pie! With a sugar cookie base and a delicious pie filling, you will want these cookies year after year.
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Three Pumpkin Pie Cookie Cups topped with whipped cream, on a white surface.

Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

Make this easy milkshake when you need to use up that last piece of pumpkin pie! Just a few ingredients and your on your way to a new dessert you’ll love!
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Pumpkin Pie Milkshake in a glass goblet with whipped cream and pie crust pieces on top.

Vegan Pumpkin Bread

Vegan pumpkin bread is an easy way to enjoy a sweet fall flavor. It’s fast and easy, so you can make this just about any night of the week you want all season long.
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Slices of Vegan Pumpkin Bread on a white rectangular platter.

3 Ingredient Pumpkin Mousse

This easy 3 ingredient pumpkin mousse is full of pumpkin flavor, and could not be easier to make with just three simple ingredients.
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Overhead shot of Pumpkin Mousse glasses, with a spoon sticking out of one.

Pumpkin Lava Cake

This pumpkin lava cake with chocolate ganache center tastes like fall and is the perfect dessert for two people.
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Pumpkin Lava Cake on a small white plate, cut open to show chocolate filling oozing out.

Pumpkin Spice Whipped Cream

This easy homemade pumpkin spice whipped cream is the perfect topping for all your favorite fall desserts and lattes!
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Coffee drink with pumpkin spice whipped cream and a cinnamon stick on top.

Pumpkin Cannoli

Pumpkin Cannoli is the ultimate fall treat. Crispy cannoli shells filled with no bake pumpkin cheesecake filling for an easy dessert that everyone loves.
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White rectangular platter with Pumpkin Cannoli on a black-and-white checked cloth.

Pumpkin Spice Hummus

This pumpkin spice hummus is a delicious addition to a fall dessert table. Serve it with fresh apple slices or cookies for dipping!
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White ramekin of Pumpkin Spice Hummus with apple slices next to it.

Vegan Pumpkin Mug Cake

This pumpkin mug cake only takes three minutes to make. It is vegan, but you are also free to substitute dairy or flour of your choice.
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Vegan Pumpkin Mug in a white mug with whipped cream on top.

Pumpkin Pecan Crisp

Pumpkin Pecan Crisp is the perfect fall dessert! The flavors of pumpkin, vanilla, and cinnamon highlight a yellow cake mix topped with crunchy chopped pecans.
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Slice of Pumpkin Pecan Crisp on a gray patterned plate.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

These Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars have a crunchy gingersnap crust, creamy pumpkin cheesecake filling, and a sugary streusel topping. You get the best fall flavors in every tasty bite!
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Mini cake stand holding squares of Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars.

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  1. These all look so incredible I can’t which to do first but the pumpkin roll will be so gorgeous on the Thanksgiving table!

    1. Hi Beth! Thanks for commenting. I hope you get all the kudos you deserve on Thanksgiving when you pull out that beauty! Happy Baking!

  2. What a seriously impressive collection of sweet pumpkin recipes. Pinned for reference throughout the Fall. Looking forward to trying many of these!

    1. Hi Marta! Tis’ the season for all things tasty and delicious. Thanks for commenting and happy baking!