by Lisa Lozano
Pumpkin season is upon us! If you’ve been waiting patiently since last fall to indulge in your pumpkin-flavored favorites, here’s your chance to go wild with recipes for 9 delicious pumpkin treats!
Pumpkin lattes have almost become a fall cliché at this point, but that doesn’t mean that everyone doesn’t love them! You don’t need to head to the coffee shop and pay $4 for one either – try Sunny’s affordable make-at-home recipe!
This No-Bake Pumpkin Pie recipe couldn't be easier! Powdered sugar, pumpkin puree, cream cheese, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, whipping cream and a dash of salt are blended together and poured on a graham cracker pie shell.
For this fun fall twist on Monkey Bread, chop store-bought biscuit bread like you normally do. But instead of cinnamon, add in some pumpkin pie spice. Then, mix some pumpkin purée and brown sugar into your melted butter mixture. The sweet, pumpkin and cinammon taste throughout fluffy dough will be an instant hit.
If you’re looking for a guilt-free treat that won’t weigh you down, try Dr. Oz’s super healthy smoothie, which features pumpkin puree, banana, flaxseed oil, coconut milk and other uber-nutritious ingredients!
These adorable little pumpkin custards are great for those wanting to indulge in a healthier pumpkin treat. Without a crust, and with only a small amount of maple syrup and agave nectar instead of sugar, they’re friendly on the waistline.
For a fast pumpkin fix that you can dish out to a crowd, try this pumpkin trifle. Gorgeously presented and easy to make, layer pumpkin pudding, banana, chopped toffee, pumpkin bread and whipped cream into a glass trifle bowl.
Emeril’s pumpkin pie is a classic take on the dish, with one variation. Mix pumpkin puree with flour, sugar, cream, egg vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and one super secret spice-- cardamom! The intense, bold and rich flavors are tasted throughout each and every bite. Don't forget to dollop some homemade whipped cream. Enjoy!
Bring your favorite Pumpkin Spice Latte to your whip cream! The recipe for Pumpkin Spice Latte Pie takes whipped cream and mixes in some instant espresso. Top it on a pumpkin pie and voila! Best. Dessert. Ever.
Rich and creamy, this easy decadent pumpkin swirl cheesecake will be your new favorite fall dessert. The best part? You don't need to use your oven! Put the sweet, swirled, smooth mixture into a slow cooker for two hours, allowing to cool for one hour.
What’s your favorite pumpkin treat? Share below.