This time of year, pumpkin reigns supreme in dishes both sweet and savory. We love adding it to baked goods to cut fat and add flavor, and its natural creaminess and thickness lend well to desserts. Here, we're sharing 15 of our favorite ways to serve pumpkin as a seasonal treat. From banana to chocolate, and from cookies to ice cream, you'll find the perfect pumpkin dish to suit your sweet tooth.
By Stepfanie Romine, Staff Writer
These simple pumpkin muffins are perfect for cool fall mornings. Bake a batch today.
Individual sized pumpkin pies made with fat free cream cheese, these sweet treats are perfect for any fall occasion. Petite pies are a perfect choice!
This simple, rich recipe has only two ingredients. We like to adorn it with clementine segments. It is so rich it doesn't need frosting. Our favorite fall cake.
Three ingredient cookies are the perfect rainy-day activity for kids. Only you'll know the pumpkin makes them slightly healthier. Choose these cookies!
An autumn classic, this moist cake is filled with cream cheese frosting. It's not too sweet, in order to let the pumpkin pie spices shine through. Just roll with it!
Rich in fiber with eight grams of protein, this filling dessert is so delicious you'll forget all about pie. The best way to use up leftover bakery bread.
This pumpkin cheesecake contains no added sugar, and it's crustless. It's a low-carb delight! You'll never miss the sugar.
These brownies are equal parts decadent, thanks to the caramel brownie mix, and virtuous, due to the egg whites and pumpkin. They're also 100% delicious. The best brownies for autumn.
This pumpkin ice cream contains plenty of real pumpkin, and you don't need any special equipment except for a blender. Cool, creamy, and oh so easy!
Canned pumpkin makes these muffins super moist. They're perfect for a snack or a treat when company comes over! They're also a great alternative to Halloween candy for school parties. You must make these muffins!
A yummy treat using pumpkin and fat free condensed milk makes a slimmed down version of pumpkin pie. Don't miss this portion-controlled pumpkin pie!
Buck tradition this Thanksgiving and forgo standard pumpkin pie. Instead, whip up a smooth, spicy and low-calorie flan. A creamy alternative to pie, pudding fans will love this dish.
A sweet, savory casserole great for a traditional Thanksgiving meal or just a fall supper. We love them served in individual ramekins topped with brown sugar and nuts. Rich and delicious, you'll crave this!
This cake is so moist that it doesn't need frosting. It's a perfect fall treat -- and it makes your home smell good while it's baking! This is the easiest cake to make.
This quick bread is utterly delectable. Ripe bananas and pumpkin keep it so moist that it seems like more of an indulgence than it really is! Bake a loaf for breakfast.