15 *MUST TRY* Pumpkin Desserts for Fall

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I have a ton of pumpkin recipes (mainly desserts!) on my website. If you’ve been following along for any amount of time, you will probably know that I love pumpkin! While you can browse the entire archive of my pumpkin desserts, I thought I’d pick the top 15 that are not only my favorites but have become reader favorites as well.

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15 Pumpkin Desserts to Try This Fall!

With the arrival of Fall comes all things pumpkin, specifically pumpkin desserts! I’ve got cookies, bars, cakes, cheesecakes, breads, pies, dips, and more all for your enjoyment. Some of these recipes are more classic while others are a bit more adventurous. Either way, you’re going to love what you make!

pumpkin cookies on plate

Pumpkin Cookies

Soft and perfectly spiced, these Pumpkin Cookies are easy to make and even easier to eat! Made in one bowl, scooped, soft-baked, and topped with a simple glaze

close up of frosted pumpkin sugar cookies on a cooling wrack

Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies just got better with a little pumpkin! This recipe creates soft, chewy, lightly spicy glazed Pumpkin Sugar Cookies that are perfect for Fall!

bite taken out of whoopie pie

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

These Pumpkin Whoopie Pies are what Fall dreams are made of! This recipe produces soft and sweet cake-like cookies that are filled with a marshmallowy caramel pecan filling. A fun variation of the chocolate original.

two pieces of pumpkin cheesecake on a white plate

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Elevate your Thanksgiving meal this holiday season by combining pumpkin pie and the silky texture of cheesecake to get this creamy Pumpkin Cheesecake.

top down view of pumpkin muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

This recipe for Pumpkin Muffins is soft, moist, sweet, and believe it or not, secretly healthy! Add on a few pepitas before baking to make these look like you bought them fresh out of a bakery.

Frosted Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls in a parchment paper lined baking dish

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Soft, sweet and so addicting, this pumpkin cinnamon rolls recipe with maple glaze will have you and everyone you feed them to swooning. Truly a delicious Pumpkin Dessert (or breakfast!)

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Moist, sweet, and cakey, this Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe is beyond good. Filled with chocolate and baked to perfection, it’s the perfect fall treat!

slice of pumpkin pie on a white plate

Pumpkin Pie

The Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe has been tried and tested over and over again, with zero cracking! It’s homemade, easy to make and so flavorful! It’s truly one of the easiest pumpkin recipes that makes my Thanksgiving table every year.

pumpkin dip with cookies and bananas around it

Pumpkin Dip

This easy Pumpkin Dip Recipe is made with cream cheese, pumpkin, and vanilla pudding. Perfect with vanilla wafers, graham crackers, or gingersnaps!

slice of pumpkin crunch cake with whipped cream

Pumpkin Crunch Cake

This Pumpkin Crunch Cake is the tastiest (and easiest!) recipe for Fall. It’s like part pumpkin pie filling and part cobbler topping. Made simply with a yellow cake mix, pecans, pumpkin, and spices, you will love this delicious dessert.

Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding

Pumpkin Gingersnap Banana Pudding

Perfect for the holidays, this copycat Magnolia Bakery Pumpkin Gingersnap Banana Pudding recipe will blow your mind. Super creamy, slightly spicy with that soft hint of banana, you will DIE over how delicious this copycat recipe is!

pumpkin bars with fork

Pumpkin Bars

These Pumpkin Bars are the ultimate Fall dessert! A simple and tender pumpkin spice cake, topped with warm brown butter icing that you pour over the top of the warm cake once it comes out of the oven! It’s addicting and will become your new obsession. It’s *THAT* good.

overhead shot of finished pumpkin sheet cake

Pumpkin Sheet Cake

This Pumpkin Sheet Cake is four layers of cake, creamy toppings, and pie crust pieces. The perfect dessert for any Thanksgiving gathering.

Pumpkin Monkey Bread

Pumpkin Monkey Bread

This Pumpkin Monkey Bread is dough dipped in butter and cinnamon sugar, baked, then topped with a vanilla glaze. Fall dessert perfection!

Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler...cake on the top, hot caramel sauce on the bottom!! Fall dessert central.

Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler

Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler is the ultimate fall dessert with cake on the top and hot caramel sauce on the bottom!

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2 Responses
  1. Susan Hoy

    5 stars
    Made your classic cheesecake for Thanksgiving followed your recipe to a tee came out perfect,thank you will try more recipes for christmas

  2. Jesy

    Hey Lauren…sorry don’t want to be a pain but when are you going to do another ‘this week at the brennans’ post? i love them so much. don’t feel under pressure though just hoping you’re all ok