Canned pumpkin recipes are varied and exceptional in their own way. Therefore, every dish conveys different things. But they have one thing in common, that every canned pumpkin dish is so delicious.
Pumpkins are like the symbol of fall; that’s why they play an important role in Halloween and Thanksgiving. However, canned pumpkin is more flexible and convenient as you can buy them in all seasons.
So, with these 40 recipes, I hope you will be able to enjoy ‘your fall’ throughout the spring, summer, and winter, or pretty much every day of your life.
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The Collection Of 40 Amazing Canned Pumpkin Recipes
You would never know how versatile canned pumpkins are until you see this list, right? Apparently, you can make various kinds of dishes with this ingredient.
So, let’s get started with the shortcut of this list with 40 amazing dishes that have been classified into 5 main groups: Sweets, Savory, Bread, Ice Cream, and Drinks.
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Sweet Recipes With Canned Pumpkin
Canned Pumpkin Pie
- Pumpkin Pie
- Pumpkin Hand Pies
- Freezer Pumpkin Pie
- Chocolate Pumpkin Mousse Pie
Canned Pumpkin Cake/Pancake
- Pumpkin Pancake
- Pumpkin Oat Pancake
- Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake
- Pumpkin Roll With Cream Cheese Filling
Canned Pumpkin Muffin
- Pumpkin Muffin
- Pumpkin Streusel Muffin
- Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Muffins
Canned Pumpkin Tart
- Pumpkin Tart
- Bourbon-Caramel Pumpkin Tart
- Pumpkin Pop Tart
Canned Pumpkin Cookies
- Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies
- Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Soft Pumpkin Cookies
- Pumpkin Snickerdoodles
Canned Pumpkin Bread
- Pumpkin Bread
- Pumpkin Zucchini Bread
- Vegan Pumpkin Bread
Canned Pumpkin Ice Cream
- Pumpkin Ice Cream
- Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
Other Canned Pumpkin Sweets
- Pumpkin Stuffed French Toast
- Pumpkin Spice Biscotti
- Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
- Vegan Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal
Savory Dishes With Canned Pumpkin
- Pumpkin Soup
- Spicy Pumpkin Soup
- Pumpkin Lentil Soup
- Pumpkin Alfredo
- Pumpkin Lasagna Roll
- Pumpkin Polenta
- Pumpkin Chili
- Pumpkin and Turkey Chili
- Pumpkin Mac and Cheese
- Pumpkin Hummus
And Canned Pumpkin Drinks
- Pumpkin Martini
- Pumpkin Pie Shake
- Pumpkin Spice Latte
Inspiring Sweets Recipes That Are Made Of Canned Pumpkin
Here are a total of 27 recipes to make you happy with various kinds of sweets made of canned pumpkin. They are also divided into 8 separate sections: Pie, Cake/Pancake, Muffin, Tart, Cookies, Bread, Ice Cream and Other Sweets.
Pie – Delicious Baked Treat Recipes With Canned Pumpkin
Pumpkin pie seems to be an indispensable dish when the fall kicks in, especially on Thanksgiving. And canned pumpkin will be your accompaniment to create many delicious pies to celebrate the holiday. Let’s find out.
1. Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin pie is a classic dessert that everyone loves. They are indeed a crowd pleaser with creamy, sweet, and delightful flavors. Moreover, you can buy ready-made crust to save more time. And you can make them ahead a day as it will not affect the tastiness.
Here is the easiest way to make a flawless pumpkin pie with canned pumpkin.
Pumpkin hand pies are so convenient as you can bring them to the picnic or any campfire. With a crispy golden brown cover and soft yet delicious pumpkin inside, one pie will never be enough for you. The dish is also easy enough that you may ask the assistance of your children in preparing it.
One of the Thanksgiving sweets that deserve a medal is this frozen pumpkin pie. They are such a creamy treat that can help you find equilibrium in your life. Just imagine, a cool dessert comes with a touch of warm cinnamon, how amazing it is.
Have you ever thought about what the combination of chocolate and pumpkin tastes like? This pie will give you the answer.
Making a chocolate crust is one of the critical parts of this recipe. You must ensure the crust is firm enough so that the filling cannot come out. And the filling must be smooth and soft. But do not worry, just stick to the instructions, then you will have the best chocolate pumpkin pie in the world.
The Sweetened Recipes With Canned Pumpkin Cake/Pancake
These canned pumpkin cakes are simple and quick to make. They are also great for a midday snack or breakfast. Their basic texture is soft, fluffy, and moist, which makes them so light to eat.
Want to make your breakfast more special so that your kids will not skip them anymore? Pumpkin pancakes will be your ideal solution. They are so soft, fluffy, and tasty to brighten your new day. Do not forget to top them with maple syrup and butter for a divine dish.
Instead of normal dough, oat flour ground will be better for you, considering the health benefits. These pumpkin pancakes are also perfect for breakfast as they are quick and easy. Within 20 minutes, you can enjoy hearty and delicious pancakes that can be topped with various nuts or syrup.
If you have a bundt pan at home, there is no reason that you should not try this canned pumpkin bundt cake this fall. They come in a distinctive shape yet are so soft and spongy. One more factor that makes your cake more flavorsome is the white frosting on the top and make sure that the frosting is not too runny.
I strongly believe that this splendid pumpkin roll will make your holiday unforgettable. The soft and spongy cake with cream cheese filling is everything that you need for a perfect dessert in the fall.
But keep in mind that you must let your cake cool down first before filling it with the cream cheese; otherwise, your cake will be runny or too soft.
Muffin Recipes – The Soft Cutie Treats That Come With Canned Pumpkin
These dense and moist muffins deserve to be your new ultimate fall treats, so make sure that you do not miss them to expand your dessert recipes, especially when they come with canned pumpkin.
With this pumpkin muffin, you can feel the autumn taste in just one tiny bite. Yes, I literally mean it. As their flavor is so elegant, light, and has a perfect texture that is irreproachable. Serve them with a cup of milk or hot chocolate; then, you will understand why I love them that much.
Let’s make a big batch of moist and tasty pumpkin muffins with this simple guide.
Pumpkin streusel with a touch of vanilla glaze is a must-have treat in your house. The buttery flavor is accompanied with the soft and cakey texture to create the best ever pumpkin streusel muffin.
And by adding a streusel topping and a vanilla drizzle, your pumpkin cookies have become so attractive that you will wish you’d discovered this recipe sooner.
With a little note of citrus, cinnamon will add more tones to your pumpkin muffin. Indeed, these tender and dense cinnamon-sugar pumpkin muffins will make your friends jealous of your baking skills (though they are super easy). And whenever you bake them, your kitchen smells like heaven.
These no-top-crust pies are now filled with canned pumpkins, and I recommend that you try all of the tart recipes here as they are simple and impressive.
12. Pumpkin Tart
You will be astounded at how quickly this pumpkin tart can be made. You can combine the ingredients and place the gingersnap crumbs on the tart pan in only 10 minutes, and then your oven will do the rest to create a flawless and delicious pumpkin tart.
Nothing is wrong with adding some booze to a pie, but be careful with the quantity of bourbon you will add, as you do not want your tart to be full of alcoholic flavors.
With this recipe, every ingredient blends perfectly to make your bourbon caramel pumpkin tart become a hit. However, they are quite time-consuming, so make sure you are having a lot of free time.
14. Pumpkin Pop Tart
Let’s grab some store-bought dough and create these easy pumpkin pie pop tarts. They are small and cute, yet their flavor is so bursting.
With canned pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger powder, and other ingredients, you can make the filling in just 5 minutes. Also, try not to fill too much filling inside the dough as you cannot seal them properly, making the filling split out.
Cookies – Brilliant Canned Pumpkin Recipes Come In The Hand-Sized Treat
Cookies are one of the most famous sweets around the world. They are mainly made of flour, sugar, and eggs. With the combination of canned pumpkin, your cookies are now more distinctive and prominent.
Egg, oats, canned pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, and other ingredients are used to make these dairy-free and gluten-free cookies. Despite their small size, they have such a beautiful appearance that you cannot stop yourself from eating more than one.
And there is one more thing that makes them fantastic: these handmade cookies are far less expensive than store-bought cookies while still tasting fantastic.
Adding chocolate chips to cookies never gets old. And here are some pumpkin chocolate chip cookies that will steal the show. Trust me; just take a bite of one cookie; you will feel how light, soft, and delectable they are, that you will want to add them to your list of canned pumpkin recipes immediately.
If you want softer pumpkin cookies, this is the one for you. In this recipe, the cookies’ texture is not soft as cake, but neither chewy like other cookies, making them more delightful.
Another special idea that comes with this recipe is the maple cream cheese icing. But because these cookies are already excellent, you may eat them on their own yet still be satisfying.
Snickerdoodles are also a type of cookie and taste like a plain sugar cookie. But when you combine them with canned pumpkins, you will find they are such an interesting mixture.
The prep will take around half of the hour, but they will come out perfectly after baking. And you will be surprised by how they can be this cakey and soft.
Canned Pumpkin Bread – The Simple Yet Delicate Recipes
Bread is an ideal snack. But instead of normal dough with eggs, why don’t you add some canned pumpkin into the recipe to make a more flavourful snack to enjoy. Don’t know how to do that? Check the 3 recipes below to be amazed.
19. Pumpkin Bread
Let’s begin with the basic one – pumpkin bread. Look at the red-brown color of a loaf of bread; you can already feel how delicious they are. The preparation is pretty simple; however, you should ensure that your bread is not overcooked.
If you do not have a thermometer to check the doneness, use a knife to do it. By putting the tip of the knife into the center of the bread, if you see a wet butter stick on the knife’s tip, you need to bake more until it comes out clean.
Pumpkin bread is already healthy, now adding them with some shredded zucchini, they become a rich source of protein. The preparation is similar to the above recipe; you only have to mix zucchini into the dough and canned pumpkin mixture. So easy, right? And I bet you can finish the whole loaf in 1 or 2 days.
This vegan pumpkin bread is as fun to eat as the crunchy pepitas (pumpkin seed) on the top with the soft, fluffy, and sweet inside.
Vegan pumpkin bread both looks wonderful and tastes delicious as well. Also, leftover bread can be stored in the fridge for 4 to 5 days, so you can slowly enjoy it every day.
Ice cream can lift your spirits like nothing else. Let’s explore what you can do with canned pumpkin to create a sweet treat that will make your heart sing.
I got an ice cream maker because of this ice cream recipe. And it is well worth it. This dairy-free pumpkin ice cream is so rich and flavorful that I believe you cannot stop eating it.
With only a few ingredients that you can simply buy at the store and 10 minutes of prep time, let’s surprise your kids with this delicious ice cream, whether it is chilly or hot.
You can add maple syrup to canned pumpkin ice cream for having flavorsome pumpkin ice cream. You can see this video to know more:
Good news. You do not need an ice cream maker to have this amazing ice cream. No-fuss and no special equipment requirements are 2 things that will make you want to go straight to the nearest grocery stores to buy these pumpkin pie ice cream ingredients. Let’s get started on them now.
Besides these specific types of sweets, here come more diversified sweets recipes that you can make with canned pumpkin. They are all special in their ways, so make sure you do not skip this part.
If you have canned pumpkin in your pantry and tons of leftover bread, just combine them to create a superior breakfast – a pumpkin stuffed French toast. They will make you feel like sitting in the high-class coffee shop to enjoy a crispy golden brown toast with rich flavors.
Biscotti is famous for its super crunchy texture, so it pairs well with any hot drinks like hot chocolate on a chilly fall day. And with pumpkin spice biscotti, you can add different flavors into a crispy biscotti that make them stand out from other biscotti.
The recipe and preparation are both simple. You can easily make a big batch of pumpkin biscotti to serve your family or your guests in around 40 minutes.
The magnificent color of this dessert can show how beautiful the fall is. Plus, they taste so buttery and sweet that you cannot refuse. With 3 main ingredients: graham cracker crust, canned pumpkin, cream cheese, and straightforward instructions, you can make them without any difficulties, even if you are not a baker.
These pumpkin cheesecake bars are light, fluffy, and delicious all at the same time. You can see this video to know more:
You will keep going back for more of this no-sugar, no-fuss breakfast. They are not only delicious but also will provide you plenty of energy for the day. Moreover, the coconut and pumpkin spice will improve the flavor, ensuring a delicious pumpkin-baked oatmeal experience for you. Finally, you can add some nuts on top to provide a different texture to the meal.
Tasty Canned Pumpkin Savory Recipes That Are Fulfilling And Healthy
There are various ways to cook with canned pumpkins. Besides the above toothsome sweets, you can create many savory dishes just with one can of pumpkin. Here are the 10 special dishes that deserve a try.
28. Pumpkin Soup
I know how stressful it is when you are hosting a party. So if you are too busy to make the main dish and forget about an appetizer, this delicious last-minute soup will save you.
With only 20 minutes, you can impress your guests with a simple yet healthy pumpkin soup. And canned pumpkins will make them easier for you. The spices, the sweetness of pumpkin, and a little bit of herb will give the best experience as a party’s starter.
In case you need a soup that can warm up your stomach, especially on the winter days, you must try this spicy pumpkin soup. Curry powder and ginger will be 2 key ingredients to ensure it.
Like the above recipe, it also takes 20 minutes, making this soup so great for individuals on the go.
Lentil is a healthy ingredient that is packed with many nutritions. And they are such a good companion to canned pumpkins to create a superb soup. This lentil pumpkin soup is also ideal for vegans.
Plus, you can easily customize the topping ingredients for your preference without ruining a dish. Everything can fit with this conforming soup.
31. Pumpkin Alfredo
The best part of this recipe is the sauce. Butter, cream, Parmesan cheese, and canned pumpkin will create an excellent sauce for your alfredo. Do not forget to sprinkle some chopped herbs like rosemary or sage on top. It will take your pumpkin alfredo to a whole new level.
Do you want to enhance your cooking skills? Pumpkin lasagna roll is definitely your new go-to recipe as they are so creamy and satisfying that you might find the original lasagna is boring now. If you think lasagna is somehow too cheesy for you, then the crispy sage will blow away this feeling with its earthy flavor.
33. Pumpkin Polenta
Once again, pumpkin and sage become the best couple to create one of the best savory dishes. In this recipe, you can cook polenta with the slight sweetness of the canned pumpkin.
Also, this dish is so easy as you just have to combine every ingredient in one pot and simmer them in 20 minutes. Add some Parmesan cheese to make them tastier.
34. Pumpkin Chili
Pumpkin chili is so perfect for the fall holiday. Ground meat, onion, bell pepper, beans, and canned pumpkin will be cooked with chicken broth, adding some warm spices to blend all the flavors. Now you have a super yummy pot of pumpkin chili to serve everyone in your family.
If you do not like ground pork, replace them with ground turkey to see how they can perfectly pair with your hot pot of chili. Moreover, canned pumpkin, chili powder, cinnamon, and cumin will bring various tastes to just one dish that you are not able to forget.
If your favorite dish is mac and cheese, you definitely want to try this version with canned pumpkin to see which one is better. Personally, I think this pumpkin mac and cheese is way better.
Why? Because they have a hint of my favorite fall veggie – pumpkin, adding with the buttery, creamy tastes of mac and cheese, making this dish is a perfect fall pasta.
Guess what? Canned pumpkin is perfect for making your mac and cheese more amazing. You can see this video to know more:
37. Pumpkin Hummus
Guacamole or tomato-based dipping is not your thing? How about this satisfying hummus with canned pumpkin to make something different?
Indeed, they are so easy to make yet so special. All ingredients will be pureed until smooth in a food processor. Then keep them in the fridge for more than 2 hours for the best quality of hummus. Serve them with chips or veggie sticks for better enjoyment.
Canned Pumpkin Drink Recipes – Yes, Why Not?
Do you know that canned pumpkins can turn into one-of-a-kind drinks? Here are 3 distinct beverages created from canned pumpkins, including a milkshake, coffee, and liquor.
This toothsome pumpkin pie shake is my favorite dessert. It is so delicious and packs many fall flavors. Plus, this plant-based shake is also an excellent source of protein for your health. So if you want to add something good to your body, you must try this milkshake.
Why spend money to have a cup of pumpkin spice latte in Starbuck when you can make it at home? With simple ingredients like milk, canned pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla, sugar, and coffee, you can make for yourself a cozy drink that can warm your heart in less than 10 minutes.
40. Pumpkin Martini
How about a drink of pumpkin martini to enjoy the night? It does not even require the assistance of a bartender. Let’s make the night more pleasurable with this canned pumpkin martini, which can be made in 5 minutes, and the components may already be in your pantry.
Canned Pumpkin Is So Versatile And Convenient
As canned pumpkins are pureed and smooth, they are perfect for making some fluffy, dense, and creamy foods. They are a valuable ingredient that comes at an affordable price, so you do not worry how much it might cost to make fantastic dishes with canned pumpkins.
And to sum up, I personally love canned pumpkins because they provide a more pronounced pumpkin flavor. So do you feel the same? If yes (or even no), please leave your comments below so you and I can share our cooking experience with canned pumpkins. I am so excited to hear how your canned pumpkin dishes would turn out after this post. Bon appetit.