12 Canned Pumpkin Dessert Recipe Ideas


While it’s great to make your own pumpkin puree, let’s face it: sometimes it’s just easier to buy the canned stuff. Up until now, you may have noticed a shortage of canned pumpkin in stores.  A bout of bad weather conditions left the harvest season rather scarce but worry not, manufacturers have been able to replenish their crop and round up enough of that orange canned goodness to keep up with our pumpkin baking needs! Cases of canned pumpkin should be on their way by now or at least by Thanksgiving so we can all make our favorite pumpkin pies, breads, soups, stews and more!

A list of our favorite canned pumpkin dessert recipes is after the jump!

Pumpkin Pie Cookies – An unusual twist on a traditional holiday treat. And, a healthy option for dessert.

Crockpot Pumpkin Dump Cake – This crockpot pumpkin dump cake looks and tastes similar to a pumpkin cheesecake with less work!

Low Fat Pumpkin Brownies – These low-fat brownies are a sure way to eat healthy AND satisfy that need for chocolate.

Pumpkin Hazelnut Torte – Introduce a new pumpkin recipe to your dessert table: layer cake with creamy pumpkin whipped cream!

Pumpkin Pie Tarts with Dark Chocolate Frosting – These pumpkin pie tarts have the perfect amount of spice and are decorated with dark chocolate frosting!

Coffee Can Pumpkin Bread – When you don’t have loaf pans, coffee cans will do the trick. This large pumpkin bread recipe makes enough for 4 coffee cans…and the bread ain’t bad either.

Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake – This versatile cake can be make with a lot of different flavors, but the classic pumpkin flavor is perfect for the holiday season.

Pumpkin Bourbon Pudding -  This dessert is especially popular around Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. And quite tasty too.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pie – Baked in a pecan-shortbread crust, this blend of cream cheese, pumpkin and spices is easy to put together and even easier to eat!

Pumpkin-Ginger Pie with Marshmallow Topping – Fresh ginger perks up a pumpkin pie, and a streusel layer adds crunch under a toasted marshmallow topping.

Harvest Pumpkin Pineapple Loaf – A moist and delicious fall loaf with a tropical twist of pineapple.

Pumpkin Custard -As if there aren’t enough pumpkin desserts, here’s one more! Smoothy, creamy, delicious pumpkin custard.

Click here for 15 MORE Canned Pumpkin Recipes (including pumpkin soups, entrees, side dishes and more)!

More Pumpkin Resources:
20 Fresh and Canned Pumpkin Recipes From Hugging The Coast
How To Make Your Own Pumpkin Puree
Pumpkin Seeds in 5 Easy Steps

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  • http://whatscooking.us Ben

    Yes! I love pumpkin season. Thanks for the links. I need to catch up with the rest of the blogosphere in this pumpkin frenzy :D

  • http://homechineserecipes.com/dessert/ Chinese Dessert Recipes

    What a Great recipe list, I’ll try some later thanks for sharing!

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