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It wouldn't be fall without a few delicious pumpkin recipes. Here are our very favourite ones.
Transform leftover pumpkin puree into a speedy five-ingredient dessert that's sure to become your full-fledged fall obsession.
Get the recipe: No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake For Two
This twist on an Italian classic combines lightly spiced layers of creamy mascarpone cheese and citrus-flavored ladyfinger cookies in an everyday baking dish.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin Praline Tiramisu
This stunning layer cake will make an extraordinary ending to any Thanksgiving meal.
Get the recipe: Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake with Chocolate Icing
Can't decide between cheese cake or pumpkin pie? Treat yourself to the best of both worlds with these fabulous pumpkin cheesecake squares.
Get the recipe: Spiced Pumpkin Pie Squares
This classic pie uses sugar, or pie, pumpkins, which are abundant in the fall.
Get the recipe : Fresh Pumpkin Pie
A classic mouse can be fussy to prepare properly, but our no cook method uses a food processor to whip pumpkin, yogurt and cream into a silky-smooth (and foolproof!) treat.
Get the recipe : Pumpkin Amaretti Mousse
A gingersnap cookie crust, spiced pumpkin cheesecake filling and whipped cream cloud topping make this heavenly fall dessert absolutely irresistible.
Get the recipe : Pumpkin Cheesecake With White Chocolate Almond Bark
Taking a bite into one of these soft, moist cookies is like eating the top of a pumpkin cupcake.
Get the recipe : Spiced Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Icing
Draining pumpkin puree maximizes its flavour, eliminates excess water and makes a thick, luxurious filling.
Get the recipe : Classic Pumpkin Pie with Yogurt Whipped Cream
Calling all ginger lovers! This festive cake deliciously covers ginger from every angle, from fresh to ground to the pièce de résistance-attractive crystallized ginger garnish.
Get the recipe : Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake with Caramel Sauce
Pumpkin purée keeps these cute cakes moist and gives them rich flavour.
Get the recipe: Mini Pumpkin Cakes
Gooey sticky buns are perfect for a crowd on a cozy holiday morning.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin Sticky Buns
Studded with chocolate chips and crystallized ginger, this moist marbled loaf makes the best fall-flavoured afternoon treat.
Get the recipe: Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Loaf
These single-serving-size pumpkin pies are a fun and easy-to-assemble take on the classic Thanksgiving dessert.
Get the recipe: Mini Pumpkin Tarts
A brown butter spread gives flaky spiced pumpkin scones nutty flavour and an extra touch of sweetness.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin Scones with Whipped Brown Butter Icing
The warm, heady spices of pumpkin pie shines through in this crisp, golden granola.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin Pie Granola
Pumpkin is a common ingredient in Thai cooking. Pie pumpkins are not always available in grocery stores throughout the year, but butternut squash makes a great alternative.
Get the recipe: Thai Pumpkin Coconut Soup
Using a blender to mix the milk and chocolate gives this indulgent drink a lovely frothy texture.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate
If you think fall is synonymous with pumpkin pies and spiced lattes, this recipe will be your go-to all season long.
Get the recipe : Fresh Pumpkin Purée
Adding amaretti cookies to the creamy mascarpone filling gives this rolled cake a welcome crunch.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin and White Chocolate Bûche de Noël
Photography by Jodi Pudge
Create custom packaging for sweet treats by using leftover wrapping paper and cardboard tubes.
What you need:
- Cardboard tubes
- Wrapping paper in three to five coordinating patterns
- Double-sided tape
1. Cut cardboard tubes into eight-inch lengths.
2. Cut wrapping paper into pieces 16 inches long and wide enough to wrap around tubes.
3. Cover tubes with wrapping paper, using double-sided tape to secure.
4. Fill tubes with homemade treats and tie with ribbon at each end.
TIP: Upcycle your empty rolls of holiday wrapping paper!