No flavor says Fall better than pumpkin spice. Although today we tend to associate the flavor with the delicious pumpkin spice latte The term was first coined in 1936 to describe pastries made with the same flavor of pumpkin pie.

Check out these delicious pumpkin spice recipes to keep you warm and cozy this Fall!


1. Gingersnap Pumpkin Pie 

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This delicious Gingersnap Pumpkin Pie by Courtney West  starts with a gingersnap cookie crust. It’s topped with a smooth, creamy pumpkin pie filling that’s spiced with pumpkin pie spice and cardamom for an extra layer of warmth. Top with coconut whipped cream for the ultimate dessert experience.

2. Pumpkin Spice Doughnut Holes

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These Pumpkin Spice Doughnut Holes by Lee Khatchadourian-Reese are the perfect treat for fall. Spices reminiscent of pumpkin pie but wrapped into a little dough ball? Doughnut holes that are baked, not fried? What’s not to love? After baking, dip these fluffy doughnut holes in vegan butter, then coat them in cinnamon sugar for added spice, a little crunch, and a sparkling finish.

3. Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake 

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A simple, healthy breakfast that feels and tastes like a dessert! Annie Markowitz‘s Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake Jump into autumn with this sweet, pumpkin spice mug cake – a gooey and satisfying way to start the day.

4. Easy Pumpkin Spice Roasted Nuts

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Jump into this holiday season with a crunchy, pumpkin spiced treat loaded with protein! Robin Runner‘s Easy Pumpkin Spice Roasted Nuts are a perfect snack on-the-go or a perfect autumn salad topper.


5. Pumpkin Pie Custards With Brulée Topping

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Creme brulée is always a decadent dessert experience, but how do you make it better and seasonal? Pumpkin Spice. These Pumpkin Pie Custards With Brulée Topping by Dreena Burton are magical. Creamy, luscious, pumpkin spiced cashew cream sits below a crunchy burnt cream topping. It’s like having a mini pumpkin pie (without the crust!) all to yourself. 

6. Maple Pumpkin Pie

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Have you ever wished that a pumpkin pie existed that would allow you to indulge without completely ruining your healthy eating regimen? Well, your dreams may just be coming true! This no-bake pumpkin pie has a gluten-free crust made with almond flour, coconut flour, and coconut oil, and has a deliciously creamy filling made with cashews, pumpkin purée, vegan cream cheese, and thick coconut cream. Even the sweeteners used – maple syrup, vanilla bean, cinnamon, pumpkin spice – are wholesome. This Maple Pumpkin Pie by Sirke Reivo is just overall amazing.

7. Pumpkin French Toast

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Hello, brunch! This delicious Pumpkin French Toast by Lisa Le will be your new favorite fall breakfast item. A mixture of pumpkin purée, pumpkin spice, non-dairy milk, and sweetener acts as the batter for this vegan French toast. Simply dip your dry bread in the batter, then toss it in a skillet until it’s slightly crisp on the outside, but fluffy on the inside. Be sure to serve it with plenty of maple syrup and coconut whipped cream on the side.

8. Pumpkin Spice Latte With Homemade Pumpkin Seed Milk

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This vegan version of the ever-popular pumpkin spiced latte by Courtney West is made using homemade pumpkin seed milk! The latte is a concoction of the pumpkin seed milk, pumpkin spiced maple simple syrup, and cold brew concentrate. Though this may seem a little involved for a coffee drink, the Pumpkin Spice Latte With Homemade Pumpkin Seed Milk will make enough for about 4 drinks, so you can keep sipping on PSLs all week long.


9. Pumpkin Cheesecake Bread

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This Pumpkin Cheesecake Bread by Gabrielle St. Claire was created for everybody with an affinity for all things pumpkin. The bread is packed with spices and pumpkin purée — which gives this bread a high moisture content, so if you prefer a dryer bread, simply omit the flax egg. The bread is wrapped around a cheesecake filling and topped with a simple icing and crunchy toasted walnuts.

10. Baked Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts With Chocolate Cinnamon Icing

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When you taste Alex and Linda Meye‘sPumpkin Spice Doughnuts With Chocolate Cinnamon Icing, you’ll understand how amazing they are. First, the doughnut: it’s exactly what a doughnut should be – firm, a little spongy, cake-like, and moist. With the pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves all combined, it’s the perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee or tea. And if the pumpkin spice flavors aren’t enough to make you swoon, there’s the dark chocolate and cinnamon icing that covers the top and drips down the sides. 


11. Open-Face Apple Pumpkin Pie

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This season, instead of covering up the beautiful glazed apples inside of your pies, you give them their time in the spotlight by making an open-face pie! This recipe is like a two for one – the rich and spicy filling of a pumpkin pie with the sugar, cinnamon-y goodness of an apple one on top! Simply purée, layer, bake, and devour Hannah Teson‘s Open-Faced Apple Pumpkin Pie.

12. Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Waffles

Sara Grandominico’s Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Waffles are so soft and perfectly sweet and spiced! Healthy, grain-free, and naturally sweet. The banana flour gives such a great thick, dense, almost chewy texture. So perfect for waffles. 

13. Flourless Pumpkin Spice Pancakes 

These Flourless Pumpkin Spice Pancakes by Sara Grandominico  are the best fall breakfast. They’re made from banana flour (also called plantain flour) combined with pumpkin spice, pumpkin purée, and stevia for sugar-free sweetness, making them grain-free, sugar-free, and oil-free!

14. Moist Pumpkin Spice Blondies 

Larice Feuerstein‘s Moist Pumpkin Spice Blondies are oh-so moist and easy to make. Great for the next day breakfast or snack bars, they pack a dense, flavorful bite, all while being grain-free and good for you! Score.

15. Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich

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This Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich by Michele Elizabeth is the perfect sweet treat to make in honor of the transition from summer to fall. When it’s chilly enough in the morning to need a jacket but warm in the afternoon, it provides you with the cool, chilly satisfaction of ice cream sandwiches between two big chocolate chip pumpkin spice cookies. This cookie sandwich is big enough to serve two, so grab a friend and enjoy it while taking in the beautiful weather.


Celebrate pumpkin spice day day or any holiday gathering with one of our pumpkin pie recipes. We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 8,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to ten new recipes per day. Check it out!


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