Canned Pumpkin: Not Just for Thanksgiving

by in In Season, Recipes, October 7th, 2016

Canned pumpkin puree is a workhorse of the Thanksgiving feast, but we like to stock up on it as soon as it really feels like fall (read: right now). Check out some non-pumpkin-pie applications for this extremely versatile shortcut ingredient that makes any meal, snack or dessert scream autumn.

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal
Loaded with fiber from the oats and canned pumpkin, this spiced oatmeal makes a comforting breakfast. Make a large batch and thin it out with a little milk or water for a speedy morning meal.

Pumpkin Soup with Chili Cran-Apple Relish
Meet the perfect creamy, fall-flavored bowl to usher in soup season.

Pumpkin Bread
Fragrant with allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, this quick bread is extra-moist thanks to its star ingredient.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Give the after-school staple a fall makeover.

Pumpkin Smoothie
In five minutes flat, you’ll have a pumpkin-spiced breakfast to sip on the go.

Pumpkin Spice Latte
Savor this seasonal coffee-shop favorite in your very own kitchen and save a few bucks. A little pumpkin puree added to the warm milk gives our latte extra body.

Pumpkin Wonton Ravioli
Ree Drummond uses wonton wrappers filled with spiced pumpkin puree in this genius shortcut pasta recipe that feels elegant enough for a dinner party.

Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting
Hello, fall bake sale. Pumpkin puree makes these bite-size treats extra special and seasonal. Decorate them with chocolate frosting and colorful sprinkles and they’re sure to be a best-seller.

Check out 50 more things to make with canned pumpkin from Food Network Magazine.

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