29 Pumpkin Recipes to Bake, Stir, Shake, and Simmer

From pumpkin soup to pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin-spice lattes have nothing on these recipes

From classic pie to a richly spiced vegetable curry, pumpkin is one of the ingredients we most look forward to cooking with every fall. Put it to good use with these ideas for pumpkin dishes both savory and sweet.

Maple Pumpkin Brûlée Pie
Maple Pumpkin Brûlée Pie
Maple syrup is folded into the filling of this take on a classic. Just before serving, the chilled pie is brûléed, yielding a caramelized top with a dramatic crunch.Andrew Ingalls
Dominican Cream of Pumpkin Soup (Crema de Auyama)
Dominican Cream of Pumpkin Soup (Crema de Auyama)
This rosemary-accented crema de auyama—Dominican cream of pumpkin soup—is the perfect Thanksgiving treat.Farideh Sadeghin
Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap and Hazelnut Crust
Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap and Hazelnut Crust
The dessert's delicate texture is achieved by cooking the cheesecake in a bain-marie, a water bath made by surrounding the springform pan with boiling water.Todd Coleman
Soup Joumou (Haitian Pumpkin Soup)
Soup Joumou
This savory pumpkin soup is served in Haiti on January 1, the anniversary of Haiti's liberation from France.Tequila Minsky
Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart with Gingersnap Crust
Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart with Gingersnap Crust
Creamy pumpkin filling over a ginger cookie crust provides a comforting balance of sweetness and spice.Helen Rosner
Pumpkin and Bourbon Mousse
Pumpkin and Bourbon Mousse
All the traditional flavors of pumpkin pie combine in this satisfying, creamy mousse.Todd Coleman
Pumpkin Chickpea Curry
Pumpkin Chickpea Curry
A fragrant, satisfying autumn meal, pumpkin curry is great with steamed brown rice.Helen Rosner
Pumpkin Old Fashioned
Pumpkin Old Fashioned
Mingling the orange-scented old fashioned with subtly sweet pumpkin yields a brilliantly colored seasonal cocktail.Anna Stockwell
Pumpkin Pecan Ginger Snap Ice Cream
Pumpkin–Pecan–Gingersnap Swirl Ice Cream
All of the spicy, sweet flavors and spice of pumpkin pie are molded together in this satisfying autumn ice cream.Anna Stockwell
Roasted Pumpkin Pie
Roasted Pumpkin Pie
Roasting the pumpkin will add sweetness and rich flavor to this holiday favorite.Todd Coleman
Light Mussel and Pumpkin Soup
Light Mussel and Pumpkin Soup
Mussels and white wine draw out pumpkin's light, elegant side. Use kabocha squash, Cinderella, or cheese pumpkins for best results.Martin Schreiber
Pumpkin Rice
Pumpkin Rice
Combined with cilantro and garlic over rice, sweet calabaza squash is an excellent counterpart to spicy Caribbean-style dishes.David Sawyer
Thanksgiving Twofer Pie
Thanksgiving Twofer Pie
This Thanksgiving, indulge in a two-for-one pie that combines our two favorites, pumpkin and pecan (sorry, mincemeat), into one delicious combo.Sarah Karnasiewicz
Pumpkin Mulled Wine
Pumpkin Mulled Wine
A spiced, pumpkin-infused wine is a cozy take on cold-weather flavors.Anna Stockwell
Caribbean Pumpkin Soup
Caribbean Pumpkin Soup
Roast or sauté extra squash over the weekend (butternut or calabaza are perfect) to make quick weeknight work of this garlicky, spicy pumpkin soup.Penny De Los Santos
Pumpkin Preserves
Pumpkin Chips (Pumpkin Preserves)
"Chips" is a South Carolina Low-Country term for preserves; the word refers to the chunky nature of the confiture. Sugar, lemons, and pumpkin are combined for a pleasantly tart jam best enjoyed as a topping for ice cream or biscuits.Evan Sklar
Pumpkin Couscous
Pumpkin Couscous
A celebration of autumnal flavors, Moroccan-style couscous marries the fruity sweetness of raisins, pumpkin, and carrots with rich lamb, seasoned with ginger, saffron, and turmeric.André Baranowski
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Rum and gingersnaps add a spicy, warming flavor to this rich fall dessert.Beth Rooney
Pumpkin Spice Cake with Mascarpone
Pumpkin Spice Cake with Mascarpone
Enjoy pumpkin spiced cake as an indulgent breakfast or teatime treat.Anna Stockwell
Pumpkin Soup in a Pumpkin
Pumpkin Soup in a Pumpkin
Sweet pumpkin acquires a savory complexity in a creamy soup seasoned with sage, nutmeg, and bay leaves.Christopher Boas
Pumpkin Bread (Fein Tau Weiyema)
Pumpkin Bread (Fein Tau Weiyema)
A dense, pudding-like pumpkin bread makes a rich and satisfying dessert. Use leftover butternut, acorn, or pumpkin squash purée.Penny De Los Santos
Pumpkin Ice Cream
Pumpkin Ice Cream
Delightful on its own or scooped onto a slice of warm pie, this cool and delicious pumpkin ice cream gets added complexity from cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger.Mary Ellen Bartley
Shopsin's Pumpkin Pancakes
Shopsin's Pumpkin Pancakes
Chef Kenny Shopsin serves this popular breakfast dish at his much-loved namesake restaurant in New York City's Essex Street Market.Todd Coleman
Pumpkin Halvah (Assidat al-Boubar)
Pumpkin Halvah (Assidat al-Boubar)
Like many traditional Emirati desserts, luscious pumpkin porridge (in Arabic it's a halvah, or sweet food) straddles the line between sweet and savory. The dish thickens as it cools, so be sure to serve it while it's still quite warm.Todd Coleman
French Pumpkin Pie
French Pumpkin Pie
A classic French pie demands none other than a simple scoop of vanilla ice cream.Martin Schreiber
Pumpkin Pie with Brown Sugar-Pecan Crust
Pumpkin Pie with Brown Sugar-Pecan Crust
The crust is made with raw pecans, a flavorful counterpoint to the traditional spiced filling. Plus, this pie is naturally gluten-free.Anna Stockwell
Pumpkin Ravioli
Pumpkin Ravioli
Pumpkin's earthy sweetness is highlighted with honey, Italian almond cookies, and cinnamon for an indulgent filling, then packaged in delicate ravioli in a sage and brown butter sauce.Christopher Boas
Libby's Pumpkin Pie
Libby's Pumpkin Pie
Adapted from the "Libby's Famous Pumpkin Pie" recipe printed on the back of Libby's cans of pure pumpkin purée, this recipe is a testament to the enduring power of classic desserts.Christopher Hirsheimer
Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Pie
Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Pie
Cinnamon-, clove-, nutmeg-, and vanilla-spiced pumpkin ice cream creates a dreamy blend in a graham cracker crust.Maxime Iattoni