Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

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If you’re in the mood for pumpkin spice and everything nice, this collection of fun and easy pumpkin dessert recipes is for you! From cakes and cupcakes to fudge and truffles, there’s a pumpkin baking recipe in here to tempt every sweet tooth. So grab some pumpkin puree and let’s get cooking!

Patterned Pumpkin Roll

This Patterned Pumpkin Roll with a gorgeous autumn leaf decoration will be the star of your 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.
Close up of the top of a Pumpkin Spice Hi-Hat Cupcake.

Pumpkin Spice Hi-Hat Cupcakes

Bigger is definitely better when it comes to these towering Pumpkin Hi-Hat Cupcakes! These beauties are 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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Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse Cake

This Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse Cake is a stunning 4-layer dessert with chocolate cake, cinnamon mousse, pumpkin-butterscotch mousse, and salted caramel mousse! 
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Overhead side view of the Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse Cake on a teal cake p latter.
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Pumpkin Fudge

Rich and creamy pumpkin fudge is the perfect fall candy! Brown sugar, pumpkin puree, toasted pecans, and lots of fall spices give this fudge tons of flavor.
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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 and cream cheese. 
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Slice of pumpkin spice cheesecake topped with whipped cream and caramel sauce with a fork next to it.
Overhead shot of a loaf of Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread on a wooden cutting board.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Pumpkin bread gets an upgrade with the addition of LOTS of chocolate! It's moist, perfectly dense, loaded with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice, and packed with melty chocolate chips.
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Pumpkin Bread Truffles

If you like the taste of pumpkin bread, you will love these 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
Several pumpkin chocolate chip cookies on a white plate with napkin and hot beverage in the background.

3-Ingredient Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Looking for a quick and easy fall dessert? Look no further! These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are made with 3 common pantry ingredients, and the whole family is guaranteed to love them!
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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! 
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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.
Three pumpkin spice cupcakes, the one in the front has a bite taken out of it.

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

These quick and easy pumpkin cupcakes are the perfect taste of fall! Top them with a swirl of cream cheese frosting and a sprinkle of cinnamon for the ultimate pumpkin treat.
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Pumpkin Pound Cake

This Pumpkin Pound 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.
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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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Stack of three Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars on top of each other.

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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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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Dulce de Leche Pumpkin Pie with slice missing on a piece of wood with fall leaves.

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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Pumpkin Praline Bread Pudding

This Pumpkin Praline Bread Pudding is just something so homey and warm and comforting. It doesn’t hurt that it is full of the rich flavors or pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger and molasses…not to mention then crunchy praline topping!
Stack of frosted pumpkin doughnuts.

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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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.
Swirled cheesecake brownies cut into squares on white parchment.

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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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.
Overhead shot of mini pumpkin tarts decorated with pastry pumpkins and leaves.

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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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.

Need more fall and Halloween inspiration? Check out my collection of 23 Halloween Cake Designs and Recipes and 23 Halloween Baking Ideas!

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.
Two photo collage of Sparkling Disco Chocolate Truffles with text overlay for Pinterest.
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