5 Fall Food Favorites: Pumpkin Edition

Fall is finally here! With that said, it’s time for the greater things in life, like sweaters, cooler weather, and watching the leaves change colors—okay, maybe not in Florida, but we do still get pumpkin flavored everything, so no complaints here. When you think of pumpkin flavored foods the first thing that comes to mind is… pumpkin pie? Or maybe Starbucks's Pumpkin Spice Latte? If you’re tired of the same old pumpkin recipes, check out these new fall additions to spice up your love for pumpkin spice:

1. Frosted Pumpkin Bars

These sweet treats are perfect for your next Halloween party, or if you’re having a sweet tooth. With only 6 short steps, you’ll have this pumpkin indulgence ready in no time!

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2. Cream Cheese-Filled Pumpkin Bread

This is a delicious alternative to pumpkin bread. The difference? Cream cheese. This one simple ingredient makes the entire dessert 10x better.

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3. Pumpkin Pancakes

If you’re a pumpkin lover, you know the importance of incorporating pumpkin into all three meals—including breakfast. In my opinion, pumpkin pancakes are good during any season, but they taste a little better during the fall.

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5. White Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cookies

They are as good as they sound and easy too! Is it too good to be true? If you’re looking for a more cinnamon spice flavor in your fall treats, this is the perfect dessert for you!

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5. Last But Not Least, Pumpkin Seeds

Wait what? Did I just say pumpkin seeds? Yes, yes, I did.

It may not sound as exciting as the other fancy desserts listed, but bear with me—it's a total fall essential! I don’t know about you guys, but it has always been a tradition in my family to bake our pumpkin seeds after carving our pumpkins. To be honest, it's my personal favorite fall treat. The best part is that you can make them salty or sweet! If you haven’t tried them, take the time this season to bake some homemade pumpkin seeds—you will not be disappointed.

For the salty recipe, click here.

For the sweet recipe, click here.

Make the most out of your pumpkin this season by using these five extra sweet recipes that aren’t boring or overdone.

So, toss the Jack-O-Lantern and trade it in for some tasty treats. After all, pumpkin is fall's favorite flavor.

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