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25 Perfect Pumpkin Dessert Recipes: Holiday Sweets

The time of the year to share the fruits of our hard work are here. Lets treat our family. Enjoy 25 Perfect Pumpkin Dessert Recipes!

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1. Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

If you love super creamy cheesecake, and delicious pumpkin desserts – then these pumpkin cheesecake bars are definitely for you. The graham cracker crust has a little hint of cinnamon and brown sugar. Then the cheesecake layer is filled with warm spices, delicious pumpkin, and has a velvety smooth texture that’ll make you be asking for a second piece.

From: JustSoTasty

2. Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese is simple and easy dessert recipe for fall baking season. Moist and spicy pumpkin bars are delicious breakfast or snack. But this crowd-pleasing treat is fancy enough to be served as a dessert at Halloween party or as light and easy dessert after Thanksgiving dinner.

From: OMGChocolateDesserts

3. Baked Pumpkin Donut Holes

These are best eaten the same day that you prepare them.  You can bake the actual donut holes a little ahead of time and then coat them in the cinnamon and sugar just before serving.

From: LiveWellBakeOften

SEE ALSO: 25 Luscious Lemon Cake Recipes: Sweet Treats

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4. Pumpkin Bread Pudding

This pumpkin bread pudding is also incredibly easy to make. Just throw some bread in a baking dish, whisk together a few simple ingredients, pour it on top, and bake it. I’m actually considering making it for Thanksgiving this year over a traditional pumpkin pie!

From: LivWellBakeOften

5. Pumpkin Pudding Cookies

Pumpkin Pudding Cookies are a variation on a traditional pudding cookie made with a seasonal favorite pumpkin spice pudding mix. This time of year I am able to find this type of pudding mix at Walmart and Target, as well as my Kroger store. The cookies have great flavor and they’re so simple to make!

From: ButterWithASideOfBread

6. Caramel Pecan Pumpkin Cake

It’s officially pumpkin season and I have just the fall dessert recipe for you! This stunning caramel pecan pumpkin cake recipe is loaded with the most incredible fall flavors! It’s made with home-made caramel sauce, salted caramel buttercream and delicate spiced pumpkin cake layers. 

From: TatyanasEverydayFood

7. Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

These pumpkin whoopie pies are here just in time for fall! I am SO ready for all things pumpkin spice and orange. Fall recipes are just the best, aren’t they? The cream cheese frosting in between these pumpkin cookies is delicious. You are going to adore this recipe.

From: KitchenFunWithMy3Sons

8. Pumpkin Crumb Cake Muffins

These super soft pumpkin crumb cake muffins are topped with pumpkin spice crumbs and finished with sweet maple icing. They’re a reader favorite and after baking one batch, you’ll understand why!

From: SallysBakingAddiction

9. Easy Pumpkin Pie Twists

They’re light enough to enjoy and not have the heavy feeling in your tummy and they’re easy enough that literally, anyone can make them.

From: DeliciouslySprinkled

10. Soft & Chewy Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

This recipe took several tries, but after some adjusting, I finally found the winning recipe! These pumpkin oatmeal cookies bake up thick, they’re soft and chewy, and made with pumpkin puree.

From: LivWellBakeOften

11. Best Ever Pumpkin Scones

These Best Ever Starbucks Pumpkin Scones are everyone’s favourite fall treat for pumpkin season! And they taste even better than Starbucks’ Pumpkin Scones – they’re more moist and tender, and even more delicious!

From: TheBusyBaker

12. Pumpkin Cake

This Pumpkin Cake with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting is hands down, the best pumpkin cake recipe I’ve ever tried. It’s moist, flavorful and filled with pumpkin spice. The frosting is sweet, creamy, slightly tangy & filled with caramel for the perfect flavor combo. Make it for Thanksgiving or whenever you’re craving a delicious pumpkin dessert.

From: JustSoTasty

13. The Best Pumpkin Bread

This is the best pumpkin bread ever! Tender, moist and delicious and loaded with warm spices. It’s just like your Mom used to make! This Classic Pumpkin Bread recipe will make you two loaves to snack on all fall! If you only want to use one loaf we will share our tips on storing the second one in the freezer so you can pull it 

From: Julie’sEatsAndTreats

14. Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes


Mini cheesecakes are a breeze to make. If the normal baking time for a regular 8 inch cheesecake is 60-75 minutes, mini cheesecakes are done baking under 25 minutes!

From: TheFirstYear

15. Mini Pecan Pies

These Mini Pecan Pies are easy to make and can also be made ahead of time. These are the perfect mini treat for Thanksgiving too! 

From: LiveWellBakeOften

16. Soft & Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Between the molasses, pumpkin pie spice, and pumpkin pie spice extract that I used, these pumpkin chocolate chip cookies beautifully showcase the flavors of fall! 

From: AverieCooks

17. Pumpkin Blondies

These Pumpkin Blondies Are Everything I Love About Fall. The Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bars Are Thick, Chewy, And Soft All At The Same Time. They Have The Perfect Hint Of Pumpkin Spice And Chocolate In Every Bite!

From: IHeartNaptime

18. Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Fans of pumpkin and cookies will flip for this seasonal autumn spin on snickerdoodles. These Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles have a crispy cinnamon sugar exterior and the dough is flavored with pumpkin spice pudding mix making them soft and slightly chewy on the inside. 

From: Melissa’sSouthernKitchen

19. Cheesecake Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin pie and cheesecake are two popular recipes and to have them in one delicious dessert is heaven in your mouth. Totally a delicious dessert everyone is going to love. The candied pecans are just an added bonus to this delicious dessert. 

From: GreatGrubDeliciousTreats

20. Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Fall has recently become my favorite season: I love the weather, the color, and perhaps most importantly, the foods.  Fall is all about cozy comfort food, and these baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts are precisely the right way to start off a crisp autumnal morning.


21. Pumpkin Delight

With A Buttery Pecan Crust, A Whipped Cream Cheese Layer, Light And Fluffy Pumpkin Spice Pudding, And More Whipped Cream Topped Off With Chopped Pecans, This Pumpkin Delight Dessert Is Absolutely Irresistible!

From: LilLuna

22. Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Hey y’all! As you know, I’ve been sharing all types of pumpkin recipes this fall. I’ve shared a recipe for pumpkin spice lattes, and even pumpkin cheesecake bars. Well, I have yet another amazing pumpkin recipe for you. This time we’re making pumpkin cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting!

From: IHeartRecipes

23. Pumpkin Cookies W/ Cream Cheese

As I’ve made pumpkin cookies over the years, I’ve experimented quite a bit with different frostings. While I was testing-out this recipe I tried a browned butter frosting, a maple frosting, a glaze, and finally a cream cheese frosting. After lots of taste-tests from family and friends, the cream cheese frosting was hands-down the winner!


24. Pumpkin Streusel Bars

Instead of pumpkin pie this season, try my pumpkin streusel bars. With a gingersnap crust and brown sugar streusel topping, everyone will want seconds.

From: SallysBakingAddiction

25. 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. You can customize the colors and decorations however you’d like to make your perfect autumn cake. 

From: SugarHero

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