If there’s one thing we all love about the Fall, it’s pumpkin.
And pumpkin not only puts the season into full swing, but also is a great addition to so many simple recipes. To help you incorporate a little more Fall flavor into your life, we’ve compiled our favorite ways to use pumpkin in appetizers, dips and desserts right here. Try out any of these delicious dishes and share you creation on social media using #madewithcocoa!
Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Dip | Great as a snack but even better as a dessert! Use graham crackers, apples, or even pita chips to dip.
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins (pictured) | Nothing cures a craving like a pumpkin muffin, and with a sweet cream cheese center, you’ll be coming back to this recipe more than once!
Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie | Start your mornings off with something sweet and nutritious. Cocoa Flavanols and plant-based protein will help you feel good from the inside out, and pumpkin is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, too!
Pumpkin Pepita Hummus | Afternoon snack? Check. Charcuterie board staple? Check. Lunch side dish? Check. There’s nothing this recipe can’t do!
Pumpkin Blondies | The showstopper for all desserts has to be the pumpkin blondie. Gooey white chocolate and creamy pumpkin puree elevate a classic dish to new autumnal levels.
Pumpkin Raviolis with Sage | Pumpkin can be savory, too! Make this hearty dish when the weather gets cooler and finish it off with sage for a well-balanced flavor profile.
Pumpkin Bundt Cakes | Okay, fine — this recipe doesn’t technically have pumpkin in it. But points for cake that looks like a pumpkin, right?