19 Pumpkin Desserts To Try This Thanksgiving

I know you guys don’t need a reason to bake. But with Thanksgiving right around the corner you’ve got a solid excuse!

So light those pumpkin candles, flip through some old family photos, arrange a fall bouquet, keep making excuses and keep baking!!

1. Pumpkin Cookies by Chelsea’s Messy Apron:

The first one in the lot is a cookie! Who doesn’t love a good old Pumpkin Choc Chip Cookie dotted with loads of chocolate chips? These cookies bake oh so chewy and are not at all cakey to taste. The flavor even enhances on the next day of baking. These are just the perfect cookies to make ahead of time!


2. Pumpkin Cake by Greedy Eats:

Now if you want a centerpiece for thanksgiving and you are not a fan of pies, this Pumpkin Cake is sure to be a hit! Supremely moist, perfectly spiced, soft, and scented with fall flavors, this one ticks all the marks!


3. Pumpkin Muffins by Pretty Simple Sweet:

Looking for something easier to enjoy the flavors of fall? Try these Pumpkin Muffins. These muffins are love in the first bite. So soft, moist, fluffy, and incredibly simple to make. You don’t even need to break out that mixer to make this batter. Can’t get any simpler!


4. Pumpkin Roll by Gimme Some Oven:

Do you like swirly twirly things in life? If you answered yes, you won’t be able to put down these moist and flavor packed rolls filled with oh-so-smooth and sweet cream cheese frosting. Grab this recipe now and thank me later!!


5. Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars by Lilluna:

If you love pumpkin pie and you love cheesecakes, then you need to try these Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars. Oh so thick, full of fall flavors and utterly delicious! There are so many layers to love here.


6. Pumpkin Cupcakes by Greedy Eats:

Soft, fluffy, moist and deliciously spiced fall cupcakes, topped with sweet, tangy, silky and perfectly pipeable Cream Cheese Frosting. These are so easy to put together! That frosting pipes beautifully and is just off the charts good!


7. Pumpkin Monkey Bread by The Kitchn:

Don’t want to go through the hassle of cutting bread into slices? Bake this tear and share Pumpkin Bread with chai spices. Need I say more?


8. Pumpkin Bread by Sally’s Baking Addiction:

You will not need any other pumpkin bread recipe with this one up your sleeves. With no mixer needed, this flavorsome bread bakes so moist and is dotted with melty chocolate chips. You need to give this one a try!


9. Pumpkin Snickerdoodles by Food52.com:

If you add a little bit of cinnamon to everything you bake, these Snickerdoodles are calling your name big time! It’s my personal favorite way to add pumpkin and fall spices into an all time favorite cookie. Try them, you will fall in love with the first bite.

10. Pumpkin Bars by Gimme Some Oven:

Did you say keep that frosting coming in? Well, you got it! These moist pumpkin bars are topped with smooth and creamy, sweet and tangy cream cheese frosting. Go grab’em!


11. No Bake Pumpkin Pies by Life Love and Sugar:

Layers and layers of these dainty no bake pies will keep you reaching for more, one after the other. Made with graham cracker crust, these are super easy to make and even easier to gobble up! No waiting for a pie to cool down or sweating to cut that perfect slice. Nope, Nope, Nope! Just grab a spoon and dig right in!


12. Pumpkin Pie by Libby’s:

Now if you are into baking pies, let’s make the job slightly easy for you. Make that pumpkin pie with minimal ingredients such as sugar, canned pumpkin, eggs, spices and some condensed milk. This easy version is sure to impress everyone who eats it!


13. Pumpkin Pie Truffle Bites by Meals With Maggie:

I promise these Truffle Bites are way easier than they sound. Made with just 6 simple ingredients and then coated in chocolate. I mean what’s not to love here. These are so creamy in the middle and have a hard chocolate shell as Maggie says! My mouth is already watering thinking about them. Don’t they sound so good!


14. 5 Ingredients Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies by The Roasted Root:

Since we are talking about baking with less and simple ingredients, lets throw these dairy free, refined sugar free, egg free and flour free cookies in the mix! Yes, these are healthy cookies made with oats, pumpkin puree, almond butter, pumpkin pie spice. Oh and these are sweetened with maple syrup, you will adore them!


15. Vegan Pumpkin Cookies By Nora Cooks:

If you are a vegan baker, you are sure to impress with these Chewy yet fluffy and super soft in the middle Pumpkin Cookies by Nora. She has topped these cookies with a creamy frosting. Nora bakes the best vegan desserts! You need to check her out people!


16. Pumpkin Star Bread by Eat The Love:

This Pumpkin Star Bread is filled with cranberries along with pumpkin puree, all bread ingredients and fall spices. All the more reasons to bake it. Just look how beautifully it is twisted and how gorgeous it looks!


17. Baked Mini Pumpkin Pies by Delish.com:

If you are more of a crust loving person and you like just a teeny tiny bit of dessert after a heavy meal, these mini pies are just what you need to make for this Holiday Season. This filling is just over the top yum and that crust bakes so buttery and flaky. Stop everything you are doing and bake this first!


18. Pumpkin Granola by Pinch Of Yum:

If you love healthier breakfasts that also taste like fall, you need to give this granola recipe a try. It bakes oh so good and crunchy with caramelized pumpkin notes. Just so so good!!


19. Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls by The Stay at Home Chef:

Or, if you want to indulge in a rather decadent breakfast, bake these soft and fluffy cinnamon rolls that pack heaps of pumpkin flavor in them. Omg, that topping is to die for good and your kitchen will smell fantastic while these are getting baked!


So tell me in the comments below, which of these desserts will you bake first?

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