It’s time to whip up all those pumpkin treats you’ve been longing for all summer long! Ahhhh…pumpkin season has arrived! This is my favorite season to bake. Pumpkin anything and everything are always on my list. Pumpkin bread, scones, pancakes, cakes, soup, muffins, cookies…the list goes on and on! Just thinking about pumpkin makes my mouth water! Growing up in Columbus, Ohio, every fall we would go to the Circleville Pumpkin Show. A whole festival dedicated to my favorite fall fruit! It was one of my favorite things about fall. We would make our way around the giant pumpkins weighing over 1,600 pounds, 14 feet wide pumpkin pies, parades, marching bands and of course every pumpkin food you could think of! Since moving to Peoria, I was surprised to learn that I lived very close to Morton, Illinois-the Pumpkin Capital of the World! Morton is home of Nestle/Libby’s pumpkin packing plant. According to the University of Illinois, 90 percent of the pumpkins grown in the United States are raised within a 90-mile radius of Peoria, Illinois. About 5,000 acres of the farm land is devoted to producing the pumpkins used for Libby’s Pumpkin. With my love of anything pumpkin, I am beginning to think that Peoria is a great place for me to be! I was super excited to hear that the annual Morton Pumpkin Festival starts today and runs through Saturday. I know where we will be this weekend!
I want to share with you some of my favorite pumpkin recipes that I posted last fall before I start with a new round of pumpkin recipes. Do you love Pumpkin recipes as much as I do?
Moist and delicious pumpkin scones, with the sweet taste of pumpkin and spices of fall, are brushed with a scrumptious powered sugar and drizzled with a spicy glaze.
These tender, flaky Pumpkin Buttermilk Biscuits are wonderful for an autumn breakfast or even for Thanksgiving dinner! The pumpkin puree gives these biscuits a beautiful golden color and moist crumb, making them an amazing alternative to the boring dinner roll.
Fluffy pumpkin pancakes packed with pureed pumpkin, fall spices and topped with walnuts and honey butter.
A blend of warm spices, pumpkin puree and a splash of bourbon make this rich and creamy ice cream simply irresistible.
This seasonal twist on the classic macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food for fall.
Pumpkin muffins are baked and then coated in a cinnamon and sugar coating to taste just like a doughnut!
These pumpkin spice sugar cutout cookies are delicious and so fun to decorate for fall.
Moist and soft Pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting are one of my favorite pumpkin recipes.
Super moist pumpkin blondies with a gooey caramel, walnut and chocolate layer running through the center.
These Spiced Pumpkin Rolls are a seasonal spin on the classic dinner roll!
Two pumpkin cake cookies with a delicious maple cinnamon cream cheese filling layered in between.
Pumpkin focaccia sprinkled with Gruyère cheese, walnuts and pumpkin seeds. A delicious fall focaccia to go with hearty fall soups.
Moist pumpkin coffee cake finished off with a brown sugar glaze. It’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert.
These Pumpkin Cranberry Chocolate Chip Granola Bars make a great portable snack or breakfast on the go.
Warm bread pudding made with pumpkin bread and pumpkin puree is sure to be a hit with any pumpkin lover in your house. Filled with rum soaked golden raisins and topped with a dollop of cinnamon whipped cream and a drizzling of a butter rum glaze. With all the flavors of a pumpkin pie, it doesn’t get any better than this!
Moist and tender with a brown sugar swirl running through the middle and topped with a pecan streusel.
Moist spiced pumpkin cake with spirals of creamy cream cheese filling is the perfect dessert for fall!
Rich and creamy Harvest Pumpkin Soup is sure to warm you up when the air turns crisp. A delicious mix of onions, pumpkin purée, cumin, coriander, nutmeg, maple syrup and sweet cream.
Incredibly moist and spicy pumpkin bread exploding with chocolate chips is the perfect choice on a cool fall morning.
With their crinkly tops and a dusting of cinnamon sugar, these chewy pumpkin cookies are sure to become a fall favorite. These soft, and chewy cookies are rolled in cinnamon and sugar before baking to produce a scrumptious crinkly sugar crust.
This light and delicious pudding topped with candied walnuts and whipped cream tastes just like pumpkin pie!
Delicious spicy soft pumpkin cookies packed with chocolate chips and drizzled with a spice glaze. These cookies are guaranteed to become a favorite fall recipe in your home.
Rich and creamy pumpkin fudge speckled with walnuts and spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger.
Spicy pumpkin muffins packed with walnuts, raisins and spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and allspice.
These delicate crêpes are a great, unique way to use up leftover Pumpkin Pie.
Hearty oatmeal spiced with cinnamon, cloves, and pureed pumpkin, topped with walnuts, cranberries and a sprinkling of brown sugar.
Homemade pumpkin puree!
Rich and creamy pumpkin ice cream speckled with gingersnap cookies-the perfect fall treat!
Packed with pumpkin, a mixture of warm spices and topped with a rich cream cheese icing, these cinnamon rolls are destined to become a favorite during the holidays at your house!
Moist pumpkin corn bread sweetened with cinnamon, nutmeg and molasses then smeared with honey butter, an excellent accompaniment to any fall meal.
Silky smooth pumpkin pie. The best pumpkin pie recipe ever!
Delicious soft cookies are spiced with cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and drizzled with a cream cheese frosting.
Smooth and creamy bourbon spiked pumpkin cheesecake with a graham cracker-pecan crust is topped with a dollop of Brown Sugar and Bourbon Cream.
Moist and spicy Pumpkin Bread spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves and pumpkin spice then drizzled with a spiced glaze.
Portable pie bites filled with pumpkin pie and baked in a homemade flakey pie crust, what’s not to love?!
Hearty, comforting and packed with warm spices and pumpkin puree, this seasonal spin on chili is delicious!
A delicious autumn spin on the classic gingersnap cookie! These soft, and cakey cookies are rolled in pumpkin pie spice and sugar before baking to produce a scrumptious crinkly sugar crust.
Crunchy Pumpkin Biscotti chock-full of toasted pecans and just waiting to be dunked in your morning coffee.
I hope you enjoyed my pumpkin roundup! I would love to hear how any of the recipes turn out for you! Drop me a comment and let me know here or you can even upload a picture over on the Facebook Fan Page for Sweet Pea’s Kitchen!
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