Celebrate Fall (Almost!) With PSL-Inspired Recipes

We're only weeks away from fall, pumpkin-flavored everything is already here.

Fall is just around the corner, but pumpkin spice lattes are already in stock. This seasonal treat has a large number of die-hard fans, so we decided to turn the PSL craze up a notch with more yummy pumpkin-flavored recipes straight from the garden.

PSL Flavored With Real Pumpkin

DIY Pumpkin Latte

DIY Pumpkin Latte

What makes this recipe unique is the addition of pumpkin puree in lieu of pumpkin syrup. Pumpkin is a powerhouse of nutrition packing fiber, potassium, iron and vitamin  A. 

Use pumpkin puree in lieu of pumpkin syrup for a healthier, more flavorful take on the classic beverage.

Make This: Pumpkin Spice Latte

Pumpkin Quick Bread

Full of flavor and easy to make, pumpkin quick bread is a good bake-ahead choice for the holiday season.

Full of flavor and easy to make, pumpkin quick bread is a good bake-ahead choice for the holiday season.

You can quickly warm up this freezer-friendly recipe for those unexpected guests.

Make This: Pumpkin Quick Bread

Pumpkin and Shrimp Soup

Shrimp and Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Shrimp and Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Silky, sweet and soothing, a creamy pumpkin puree-based soup , lightly spiced and served piping hot is hard to improve upon.

Add buttery shrimp to this slightly sweet soup for a perfect combination.

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cake

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cake

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cake

Pumpkin spice latte cake with espresso-cream cheese filling is inspired by the beloved coffee drink that is a harbinger of fall.

Photo by: Photo by Mick Telkamp

Photo by Mick Telkamp

The PSL is the inspiration for this cake filled with rich espresso cream cheese and seasonal spices.

Make This: PSL Cake

Spicy Pumpkin Pasta

Tasting Spicy Hazelnut Pumpkin Pasta

Tasting Spicy Hazelnut Pumpkin Pasta

Enjoy the fall flavors of this slightly spicy pumpkin pasta dish.

If you don't have much of a sweet tooth, take a savory approach. This pasta dish includes pumpkin, hazelnuts, fresh mint and freshly grated cheese.

Make This: Spicy Pumpkin Pasta

Pumpkin Spice Juice

Root Juices' Pumpkin Spice Juice is full of fall flavors, fiber and vitamin A.

Photo by: Photo courtesy of Roots Juices

Photo courtesy of Roots Juices

Full of vitamin A, fiber and beta-carotene, pumpkin will be your new go-to juice this fall.

Make This: Pumpkin Spice Juice

Pumpkin Fudge

Creamy Pumpkin Fudge

Creamy Pumpkin Fudge

Enjoy the taste of autumn with sweet and creamy pumpkin fudge .

Add a seasonal twist to this sweet, old-fashioned recipe.

Make This: Pumpkin Fudge

PSL Face Mask

Pumpkin Spice Latte Face Mask

Pumpkin Spice Latte Face Mask

This sweet autumn scrub is perfect for an at-home spa day.

Transform the ingredients from your favorite fall latte into an invigorating face mask.

Make This: PSL Face Mask

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

Fall baking gets underway with sweet and succulent pumpkin cupcakes .

If you love carrot cake, you'll love this not-too-sweet cupcake recipe topped with fluffy cream cheese frosting.

Make This: Pumpkin Cupcakes

Pumpkincello Cocktail

Pumpkincello

Pumpkincello

Skins of the Flesh: Roasted and raw pumpkin skin, vodka and seasonal spices make pumpkincello, a holiday drink with a variety of uses.

Photo by: Photo courtesy of ONE. Midtown Kitchen

Photo courtesy of ONE. Midtown Kitchen

Infuse pumpkin in vodka for a few weeks to make a holiday cocktail your guests will adore.

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Pumpkin Tiramisu Layer Cake

Top moist pumpkin-and-spice cake layers with rich mascarpone cream and crunchy amaretti cookies for a seasonal dessert your Thanksgiving guests won't soon forget. Get the recipe.

Sweet + Savory Pear Pies

Wrap a sliced pear in flaky pastry, then bake and top with bleu cheese, honey and walnuts to create a light dessert that only feels decadent. Get the recipe.

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Pumpkin Mousse and Ginger Parfaits

Andrea Bearce of Bake Sale Austin shares this recipe that features layers of creamy pumpkin mousse, crunchy graham-cracker streusel and dense maple-ginger cake — a combination that's sure to become a favorite fall dessert and new Thanksgiving tradition. Get the recipe.

Cranberry and Pecan Tart

Crunchy pecans meet sweet-yet-tart cranberries in this light-and-flaky tart that beautifully marries the flavors of two Thanksgiving staples: pecan pie and cranberry sauce. Get the recipe.  

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Pomegranate-Blood Orange Tiramisu

Layers of rich, creamy mascarpone cheese top ladyfingers soaked in pomegranate juice and liquer for a decadent take on the Italian favorite. Get the recipe.

Pineapple Tartlettes

Fill a homemade nut crust with smooth, ginger-infused pastry cream finished with a layer of carmelized pineapple for an unforgettable treat. Get the recipe.

Mason Jar Pumpkin S'Mores

What would fall be without the oh-so-versatile pumpkin?! This year, trade in your traditional pie for these pumpkiny twists on fall's other favorite: s'mores! Get the recipe

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Ooey-gooey and oh-so-decadent, this irresistible confection is baked in a single layer that's piled high with homemade peanut butter icing, marshmallows, chocolate chips, caramel sauce and chopped candies. Get the recipe

From: Heather Baird

Tasty Pecan Tassies

These tart-like goodies are the perfect mix of nuts and cookies. Make this traditional holiday treat with real maple syrup; you (and your guests) will love the homey taste. Get the recipe.

Easy Pumpkin Pie

What would Thanksgiving be without pumpkin pie? Whip up this signature dessert as the traditional finish to your Thanksgiving meal. Get the recipe.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Tiramisu

Try this twist on traditional pumpkin desserts for your next fall get-together. The addition of espresso and spice make this the perfect end to any holiday gathering. Get the recipe.

Champagne-Glazed Fruit Tartlettes

End your feast on a light and fruity note with these bite-size nibbles. Get the recipe.

Traditional Red Velvet Cake

TV weatherman Al Roker (yes, that Al Roker) shares his recipe for the chocolatey, Southern classic. Get the recipe.

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Pumpkin Fudge

Though chocolate fudge is the gold standard for many folks, that's only because they've never sampled the not-too-sweet richness that is pumpkin fudge. Kids and grown-ups alike will enjoy this old-fashioned recipe with a seasonal twist. Get the recipe

Lemon Curd Tart

Tangy and creamy, this fruit-topped tart is the just-right, not-too-sweet finish to your Thanksgiving dinner. Get the recipe.

Cream Puffs With Chocolate Sauce

Although cream puffs may look complicated, this classic French pastry is easy to make from scratch. Whip up a batch of these light-as-air treats and fill with everything from whipped cream to fresh fruit. Get the recipe.

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  1. french

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Lemon Meringue Tartlets

With a tart custard filling and fluffy melt-in-your-mouth topping, these mini mouthfuls are the right-size finish to your Thanksgiving feast. Get the recipe.

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Easy Apple Cobbler

Less work than traditional pies and with a taste and character all its own, apple cobbler is comfort food best enjoyed on a crisp fall day. Cobbler's all-in-one-pan preparation also makes it an easy way to treat a crowd. Get the recipe.

Photo By: Photo by Mick Telkamp

Salted Caramel Topped Chocolate Brownies

Top dense, moist chocolate brownies with a gooey salted caramel layer for a decadent dessert worthy of a special occasion. Get the recipe.

Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

This dense, moist cake showcases the fall flavor of pumpkin complemented by seasonal spices and the subtle tang of buttermilk. A sugary glaze adds the just-right sweet finish. Get the recipe

Baklava With Nutella Glaze

Nutella glaze adds a chocolately twist to these traditional nutty and flaky Turkish pastries. Get the recipe.

Decadent Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate brownies are (nearly) everyone's favorite dessert. Bake two batches, one with and one without nuts so everyone can indulge. Get the recipe.

Pumpkin Ice Cream Gingersnap Sandwiches

Just because it's chilly out doesn't mean you can't enjoy ice cream. Bonus: Kids will love helping to assemble (then devour!) these creamy, crunchy treats. Get the recipe.

Southern Pecan Pie Tartlets

A timeless Southern staple, pecan pie has been the star of Thanksgiving dinner for generations. Our twist turns them into mini pies that are just the right size for guests who want to sample a bit of everything on the dessert spread. Get the recipe

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S'mores Spiked Pie

Kids may be tempted to dive right into this take on the fire-side favorite but a heavy dose of bourbon makes this boozy, chocolate dessert adults only. Get the recipe.

Creme Brulee

Top creamy custard with a layer of browned sugar for a decadent dessert that's sure to impress your guests. Get the recipe.

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Chocolate Panna Cotta

Fill martini glasses with this creamy chilled dessert then top with a crunchy cookie or chocolate shavings for a sophisticated, small bite. Get the recipe.

Pear and Fig Tart in a Jar

These rich fruit-and-cream tarts are easy enough for novice foodies to make, thanks to a pie crust shortcut. Individually portioned in lidded jars, guests can enjoy them after the feast or take them home as a tasty favor. Get the recipe

Carrot Cake Cookies

Dense, moist carrot cake is delicious but it can be a bit too heavy after a big meal. These equally delicious cream cheese icing-topped cookies are just the right size when you only have room left for a few bites of dessert. Get the recipe.

For the Kiddos: Turkey Cupcakes

Kids are naturals in the kitchen. Let them have fun with their food by turning candy corn and icing into cute turkeys they can gobble up. Get the recipe.

Strawberry and Ricotta Tart

Fill a crumbly homemade crust with rich ricotta cheese and fresh straweberries for a light and not-too-sweet dessert. Get the recipe

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  1. french

Photo By: She-n-He Photography

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Treat your Thanksgiving guests royally by whipping up the same dessert Prince William had as his groom's cake. Although it's fit for a future king, this cake requires no baking and is a snap to make. Get the recipe.

Key Lime Tartlets

The perfect not-too-sweet finishing touch to any meal. Highlight the bright flavor of key limes with this miniature version of the classic dessert. Get the recipe

Dutch Apple Pie

Forgo a typical top crust for this streusel topping that's crumbly, crunchy and the perfectly sweet contrast to tart apples. Get the recipe

Photo By: Photo by Mick Telkamp

"Take the Day" Pie

Salty and sweet lovers, rejoice! Layers of peanut butter, caramel sauce, chopped peanuts and chocolate top a crispy pretzel crust to create a pie that's even tastier than the insanely delicious Take 5 candy bar. Get the recipe.

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones

The perfect companion to an early morning (or late night) cup of hot tea, coffee or cocoa, these dense, flavorful scones combine two favorite fall flavors: pumpkin and chocolate. Get the recipe.

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies

Treat your nearest and dearest to these irresistible goodies. Combining the flavors of chocolatey brownies, rich cheesecake and two kinds of chocolate chips, this decadent dessert is sure to become a favorite. Get the recipe.

Chocolate Brownie Pudding

Chocolate. Brownie. Pudding. Even the name sounds delicious! Somewhere between the gooeyness of a brownie and the melt-in-your-mouth decadence of a molten lava cake, this one is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. Get the recipe.

Apple Pie in a Jar

Give Thanksgiving guests an extra reason to give thanks by sending them home with their very own handheld treats. This apple pie-in-a-jar recipe is seasonal, simple and the just the right amount for satisfying a holiday sweet tooth. Get the recipe.

Spiked Key Lime Margarita Pie

Start a new holiday tradition with this refreshing meal-ender that pairs a homemade pretzel and graham cracker crust with the flavors of lime, tequila and orange liquer. Get the recipe.

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