10 Fall Pumpkin Recipes That Aren't PSLs

We are two days into fall, and fans of the Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL to die-hards) have likely already sipped their weight in the sweet nectar. The drink has its share of devotees (it even has a sizeable Twitter following!) but one thing it didn't have until this season? Any real pumpkin. 

So to help satisfy that pumpkin craving, we've rounded up our favorite sweet and savory recipes for true fans of this delectable fall flavor.

Three Layers of Pumpkin Goodness 

Pumpkin Tiramisu Layer Cake

Pumpkin Tiramisu Layer Cake

Entertaining friends and family is easy with homemade, comfort food recipes like this Pumpkin Tiramisu Cake

Photo by: Buff Strickland Photography

Buff Strickland Photography

I dare you not to salivate just reading the name of this recipe. Made with pumpkin pie filling, you will want to make this dessert for all your fall occasions.

Pumpkin + Booze = Love

Halloween Milkshake

Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream — but a liberal shot of bourbon ensures this fall-flavored milkshake is an adults-only treat. Or, skip the booze and blend up a batch of non-alcoholic shakes for your favorite trick-or-treaters.

This recipe has a lot going for it — pureed pumpkin, bourbon, graham cracker crumbs, not to mention it's a milkshake. 

Holiday-Perfect Pumpkin Soup 

Pumpkin Bisque Soup is Favorite Louisiana Recipe

Pumpkin and Crawfish Bisque

Warm up with a favorite soup from Houmas House. Full of Louisiana charm, the bisque combines crawfish and corn with a holiday favorite: pumpkin.

We're close to the holiday season, and this curried pumpkin crawfish soup is the perfect appetizer to round out your menu. 

Double Up on Morning Pumpkin

Pancakes on Wood Serving Dish

Pumpkin Pancakes for Thanksgiving Brunch

Whip up some new and innovative signature dishes for your Thanksgiving gathering. Guests will fall for delicious pumpkin pancakes with vanilla bourbon maple syrup.

What would go better with your morning PSL than even more pumpkin flavor? Whip up this morning classic with pumpkin puree for a fall-inspired way to start your day.

Make Classic Pumpkin Pie



You can't go wrong with a classic. With only seven simple ingredients, you can make this on the fly for last-minute company. 

Or, Drink Your Pumpkin Pie! 

Holiday Martini: Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie Martini

Pumpkin pie is one of the most beloved desserts of the holiday season. Recreate the classic pie in a martini glass with vanilla vodka, pumpkin spice liqueur, Kahlua, butterscotch schnapps and half-and-half. Garnish with the perfect "crust": crushed graham crackers.

If you can't get enough of pumpkin pie, add the flavor to a cocktail. All you need is pumpkin spice liqueur and a few other tasty ingredients.

Make This: Pumpkin Pie Martini

Pumpkin and Chocolate

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones

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: http://www.hgtv.com/entertaining/pumpkin-chocolate-chip-scones-recipe/index.html

To get the most out of this recipe, dunk the scones in coffee or hot chocolate.

Squash Shooters

Pumpkin Soup in Glass

Pumpkin Soup Shooter

This rich, creamy soup is sure to hit the spot. Top with toasted pumpkin seeds and serve in tall shot glasses for a 5-star-restaurant-worthy presentation.

Photo by: Beryl Cohen

Beryl Cohen

Spicy and savory, this soup shooter recipe is for a more refined palate.

Make This: Pumpkin Shooters

Layers of Flavor

Pumpkin Mousse and Ginger Parfaits

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: http://www.hgtv.com/entertaining/pumpkin-mousse-and-ginger-parfaits/index.html

Your guests won't forget the delectable combination of pumpkin mousse, graham cracker streusel and maple-ginger cake. 

Pumpkin Pie Dip

gingersnap cookies and pumpkin pie dip topped with pomegranate seeds

Gingersnap Cookies With Pumpkin Pie Dip

Pair pumpkin pie dip with made-from-scratch gingersnap cookies to create the perfect holiday dessert.

Photo by: Jason Kisner © 2013, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Jason Kisner, 2013, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Gingersnap cookies are a fall staple, so pair them with an unexpected flavorful pumpkin pie dip. 

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