Looking for pumpkin puree dessert recipes that are not pumpkin pie? Here are 20+ desserts from pumpkin cake to pumpkin bars to no-bake pumpkin desserts to choose from!
*Originally published November 2021. Updated Sept 2022*
When you think of pumpkin recipes easy dessert is probably the first thing that comes to mind, right? Obviously, pumpkin pie is a classic dessert recipe. However, if you’re like me, you may not get all that excited about pumpkin pie. I think it’s just average.
Easy Pumpkin Dessert Recipes
The good news is, there are a lot of other dessert options out there that can give you the pumpkin flavor you love, just not in pumpkin pie form. That’s right- easy pumpkin dessert recipes come in all forms, from cookies to cheesecake to bars to no-bake desserts!
By choosing one of these pumpkin recipes, dessert is taken care of!
Here’s my all-time favorite recipe: Pumpkin Pie Bars. And here are some more ideas:
Canned Pumpkin Dessert Recipes
Dairy-Free Pumpkin Bars
An easy pumpkin dessert recipe with canned pumpking, these Dairy-free Pumpkin Bars are so easy to whip up for a snack or dessert! They require just one bowl and one measuring cup!
Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
These pumpkin cookies are soft and fluffy and topped with an easy cream cheese frosting. One of the best easy pumpkin dessert recipes with canned pumpkin!
Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes
If you’re looking for canned pumpkin recipes to make dessert you should try these! Bake them in muffin tins with Biscoff cookies for the crust!
Pumpkin Skillet Cake
No mixing bowl is required for this Pumpkin Skillet Cake! You can make the whole thing right in the skillet. Light, fluffy and easy to make, it’s the perfect fall dessert recipe!
3 Layer Pumpkin Brownies
Add this to your arsenel of pumpkin puree dessert recipes. These 3 layer brownies are sure to impress! A rich chocolate brownie, a layer of pumpkin and topped off with chocolate frosting.
Of the pumpkin dessert recipes easy enough for anyone to make, yet still a crowd-pleaser, this pumpkin gingerbread tops the list. Delicious gingerbread topped with maple pecan icing.
No Bake Easy Pumpkin Dessert Recipes
When you need something quick and easy with no oven required, no bake easy pumpkin dessert recipes are the answer! You can whip any of these recipes up in no time and they’re guaranteed to please a crowd!
With layers of graham crackers, cream cheese, jello pudding and cool whip, this dessert lasagna is hard to resist!
No Bake Pumpkin Pie Ice Box Cake
A pumpkin pie dessert recipe that’s easier than pumpkin pie? Try this No Bake Pumpkin Pie Ice Box Cake!
Pumpkin Puree Dessert Recipes
Grab a can of 100% pumpkin and get to work making one of these delicious pumpkin puree dessert recipes! They’re great for Fall but honestly, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy them year round.
Pumpkin Pecan Bars
Canned pumpkin dessert recipes are endless! These Pumpkin Pecan Bars are made with a gingersnap crust, creamy pumpkin filling and a toffee topping!
Pumpkin Pie Bars
One of the pumpkin bar dessert recipes you’ll want to try this year. It starts by using yellow cake mix so you know it’s simple!
Pumpkin Cake with Yellow Cake Mix
Easy pumpkin recipes for dessert can start with cake mix! Bake it in your favorite pan and add some cream cheese icing for a no-fail dessert!
Easy Pumpkin Pudding Cake
Some easy canned pumpkin dessert recipes take just 10 minutes to put together! This pudding cake makes its own caramel sauce as it cooks and is guaranteed to be a favorite!
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Dessert Recipes
If you’re looking for gluten-free pumpkin dessert recipes, here are a few options! Great for those following a gluten-free diet but tasty enough to be enjoyed by all!
Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip
Looking for gluten free pumpkin dessert recipes? This cheesecake dip fits the bill! Serve it with your favorite gluten-free crackers or waffles for a fun treat!
Pumpkin Pie Peanut Butter Cups
These homemade Pumpkin Pie Peanut Butter Cups are better than Reese’s for dessert and have a fun fall flavor twist! Make a batch today and keep them in the freezer to enjoy in the weeks ahead.
Vegan Pumpkin Dessert Recipes
It’s always good to have some vegan pumpkin dessert recipes in your repetoire so that you can provide options to friends and family who may follow a vegan diet. And these recipes are so delicious, they can be enjoyed by anyone!
Vegan Pumpkin Pie Crumb Bars
Need more vegan pumpkin dessert recipes? Try these Vegan Pumpkin Pie Crumb Bars! They have an oatmeal crust, a creamy pumpkin filling and an oat crumble on top!
20 Minute No Bake Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake
This cheesecake is one of the best vegan pumpkin dessert recipes. Ready in 20 minutes, it doesn’t get much easier!
If you’re looking to go beyond pumpkin pie this year, I hope this roundup of pumpkin dessert recipes gives you some good options!
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