38 EASY Plant-Based Pumpkin Recipes

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Pumpkin hummus, pumpkin cookies, and other pumpkin recipes for fall

Behold: All of our favorite pumpkin recipes in one place.

With everything from our classic Pumpkin Pie to 1-Bowl Pumpkin Muffins to Pumpkin Mac ‘n’ Cheese, these fall treats are perfect for celebrating all season long.

Happy October, friends!

How To’s

Spoon on a parchment-lined baking sheet of homemade roasted pumpkin seeds
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How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds
An easy, step-by-step tutorial for how to roast your own pumpkin seeds! Versatile with what seasonings you add, but crunchy and delicious every time.
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Spoon resting in the hollow portion of a halved pumpkin
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How to Roast Pumpkin
An easy-to-follow recipe for how to roast pumpkin and make homemade pumpkin purée! Perfect for pies, soups, pastas, and more!
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Pan of Vegan Pumpkin Mac 'n' Cheese topped with fresh sage leaves
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Creamy Pumpkin Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Amazing, creamy, flavorful pumpkin mac ‘n’ cheese made with 10 simple ingredients! The perfect dairy- and gluten-free entrée for fall and the holiday season!
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Big soup pot filled with our Pumpkin Black Bean Chili recipe
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1-Pot Pumpkin Black Bean Soup
A fusion of Thai flavors and classic chili, this 1-pot pumpkin black bean soup is perfect for colder months. It’s nutritious, easy to make, versatile, and incredibly satisfying.
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Bowls and skillet of our Amazing Vegan Yellow Pumpkin Curry recipe
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1-Pot Pumpkin Yellow Curry
Easy, 1-pot Pumpkin Curry with yellow curry paste, coconut milk, fresh vegetables, and pumpkin. A simple yet satisfying plant-based, gluten-free dinner!
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Bowls of our Simple Pumpkin Soup recipe with a Sesame Kale Topping
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Simple Pumpkin Soup
A simple, 8-ingredient pumpkin soup that’s savory and made completely from scratch! Healthy, satisfying, and perfect for chillier weather.
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Dipping a slice of pita bread into a bowl of our Pumpkin Hummus recipe
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White Bean Pumpkin Hummus
Fluffy, savory, 10-minute white bean hummus infused with pumpkin, lemon, and crispy garlic and sage! A perfectly spiced, hearty, and wholesome dip or snack for fall! 
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Side view of a stack of Pumpkin Cornbread Waffles
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Savory Pumpkin Cornbread Waffles
Savory pumpkin cornbread waffles that are vegan and require just 30 minutes and 1 bowl. Top with whatever you please: an egg, vegan chili, avocado, or even butter and maple syrup.
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Batch of Pumpkin Sage Biscuits on a white towel on a cutting board
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Pumpkin Sage Biscuits
Savory vegan pumpkin sage biscuits made in 1 bowl in just 30 minutes. Fluffy with a subtle pumpkin-sage flavor, and perfect for fall and holiday gatherings.
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Holding up a waffle cone with two scoops of homemade Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
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Vegan Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
Creamy 10-ingredient vegan pumpkin pie ice cream with tons of creamy pumpkin purée. Simple to make, perfectly sweetened, and subtly spiced.
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Wood board with three Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecakes topped with coconut whip and pecans
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Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake
Amazing vegan pumpkin cheesecake made with just 10 ingredients! Creamy, rich, perfectly sweet, and perfect for fall and holiday gatherings!
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Three small jars of our Pumpkin Pie Parfaits recipe with orange and white layers
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Pumpkin Pie Parfaits (Vegan + GF)
Easy, 10-ingredient Pumpkin Pie Parfaits with pumpkin butter, coconut whipped cream, and cinnamon-maple granola and pecans!
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Biting into a slice of our 1-Bowl Pumpkin Pie recipe
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1-Bowl Pumpkin Pie (Vegan + GF)
Easy, 1-bowl pumpkin pie with a salted cashew-oat crust and naturally sweetened, perfectly spiced pumpkin filling. Perfect for the holidays and beyond!
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Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pies on a bright yellow background
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Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pies
Easy, 10-ingredient mini vegan pumpkin pies with coconut oil crust! Naturally sweetened, simple to make, and so flaky and delicious! The perfect dessert for fall, especially Thanksgiving.
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Distressed white wood board topped with Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars
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Creamy Pumpkin Pie Bars (V + GF)
Crazy-delicious Pumpkin Pie Bars made entirely in the blender with 10 ingredients! Plus, naturally sweetened and a no-fuss crust. The perfect plant-based, gluten-free dessert for fall!
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Slice of Vegan GF Pumpkin Pie topped with coconut whipped cream
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Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie
THE best Pumpkin Pie that requires just 10 ingredients and is both vegan and gluten-free! Crisp crust, flavorful pumpkin center — the perfect pumpkin pie for your holiday meals.
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Plate with a slice of Vegan Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake topped with coconut whipped cream
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Vegan Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake
AMAZING Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake that’s entirely vegan and requires just 10 ingredients! Crisp, sweet crust and a thick, custard-like filling infused with tons of pumpkin flavor. Perfect for holiday gatherings and beyond.
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Tray with slices of our Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Roll recipe
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Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Roll
Amazingly moist, flavorful pumpkin roll that's made in one bowl and entirely vegan and gluten free! The perfect plant-based dessert for the holiday season.
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Beautifully decorated gluten-free vegan Pumpkin Cake for an autumn dessert
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1-Bowl Pumpkin Cake (Vegan + GF)
Wholesome, naturally sweetened pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting! Vegan, gluten-free, and perfect for fall!
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Ceramic platter with a loaf of Vegan Pumpkin Currant Bread drizzled with frosting
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Vegan Pumpkin Currant Bread
Healthier vegan pumpkin bread that’s dense, moist, and packed with fall flavor.
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Partially sliced loaf of Vegan GF Pumpkin Bread on a tray
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1-Bowl Pumpkin Bread (V + GF)
1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread that’s moist, perfectly spiced and sweet, and seriously simple! Ideal for breakfast, snacking, and fall gatherings.
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Mug of our dairy-free Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe topped with coconut whipped cream
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Easy Pumpkin Spice Latte
A healthier, delicious homemade take on pumpkin spice latte made in 1 pot with simple ingredients and ready in 10 minutes!
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Pumpkins on a wood plank beside a measuring glass of our Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie recipe
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Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie
Creamy, pumpkiny green smoothie made with just 6 simple ingredients in 5 minutes. The perfect fall breakfast or snack.
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Glass of vegan Pumpkin Bourbon Milkshake
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Bourbon Pumpkin Milkshakes
A creamy, decadent pumpkin milkshake infused with fall spices and bourbon. The ultimate cold weather boozy indulgence.
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Bowl of Vegan Pumpkin Caramels rolled in pumpkin seeds
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Vegan Pumpkin Caramels
Delicious Date Pumpkin Caramels that require just 6 ingredients. Naturally sweetened and infused with pumpkin two ways. The perfect healthy dessert for fall.
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Plate of five Vegan Pumpkin Sugar Cookies with two unfrosted
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Vegan Pumpkin Sugar Cookies
Tender, fluffy, vegan pumpkin sugar cookies that require just 1 bowl! Super fluffy, simple preparation, and perfect for fall!
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Vegan Everything Breakfast Cookies stacked in a bowl
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Vegan Everything Breakfast Cookies
1-bowl vegan everything cookies featuring banana, pumpkin, dried cranberries, almond butter, almond meal, oats, pecans, and dark chocolate chips. Healthy enough to call breakfast.
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Drizzling icing onto a batch of delicious Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
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Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
1-Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls made with 10 ingredients using easy methods. Warm, gooey, perfectly sweet, and subtly spiced — perfect for fall!
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Cinnamon sticks beside a jar of homemade Pumpkin Butter
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20-Minute Pumpkin Butter
Easy, 20-minute pumpkin butter with just 8 simple ingredients! Creamy, thick, flavorful, and naturally sweetened! Perfect for spreading on fall treats.
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Two columns of Vegan Pumpkin Crumb Muffins
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1-Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Muffins
1-bowl vegan pumpkin muffins with pecan crumble! Tender, flavorful, and naturally sweetened. The perfect fall snack or dessert!
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Batch of Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins in paper liners
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
Vegan pumpkin muffins studded with chocolate chips. Super moist, simple, and the perfect fall breakfast or snack.
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Plate of Vegan Pumpkin Spice Pancakes topped with syrup
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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Pancakes
Tender, spiced vegan pumpkin pancakes that require just 1 bowl and 20 minutes to prepare. Healthy, simple, and perfect for chilly fall mornings.
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Top down shot of a Vegan Pumpkin Cornbread Waffle topped with vegan butter and syrup
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Vegan Pumpkin Cornbread Waffles
A crisp and healthy vegan cornbread waffle infused with lots of rich pumpkin flavor. Topped with vegan butter and maple syrup, it makes the perfect fall breakfast.
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Bowl and pan of our incredible Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal perfect for fall
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Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal
Perfect baked oatmeal with pumpkin purée, warm spices and maple syrup, studded with pecans and cranberries. Made in just 1 bowl with 10 ingredients.
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Bowl of Cranberry Pumpkin Oats with Coconut Whipped Cream
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Cranberry Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats
Warm, comforting bowls of oats made with cranberries, pumpkin, and spices. Gluten-free, plant-based, rich in antioxidants, and ready in just 25 minutes!
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Bowl of Pumpkin Pie Oats for a delicious gluten-free vegan breakfast
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Pumpkin Pie Oats
Naturally sweetened pumpkin pie oats with pumpkin butter! Topped with coconut whipped cream and maple-cinnamon pecans for a fancy touch. Just 30 minutes and 10 ingredients required.
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Baking sheet of nuts and seeds for making Toasted Pumpkin Muesli
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Toasted Pumpkin Muesli
Healthy, 20-minute toasted muesli with pumpkin seeds and pumpkin pie spice for a fall flavor infusion. A hearty, simple breakfast or snack.
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Measuring cup and baking sheet of homemade Maple Pumpkin Pecan Granola
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Pumpkin Maple Pecan Granola
Simple, healthy granola that’s perfect for fall! Just 9 ingredients, perfectly crunchy, and infused with tons of pumpkin flavor and fall spices.
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If you give any of these plant-based pumpkin recipes a try, let us know! Leave a comment, or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Happy cooking, friends!

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