Desserts | October 20, 2021

ABK Pumpkin Recipe Roundup!

The best of all of our pumpkin recipes in one amazing Pumpkin Recipe Roundup! Pumpkin Sheet Cake to Pumpkin Spice Hot Cocoa, and everything in between. Pumpkin butter, pumpkin spice, pumpkin breads of all varieties. And of course, pumpkin cookies too!

Pumpkin Banana Bread with Orange Glaze

Are you craving pumpkin bread, but need to use overripe bananas on your counter?  This recipe is calling your name! Pumpkin Banana Bread with Orange Glaze can be made ahead and frozen. When you’re ready to eat or give to a friend, just let thaw, glaze and serve.

Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Need a dessert to feed a crowd? Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting takes just a few minutes to throw together. Sheet cake serves a crowd and gets better with time. I like it best a day or two after baking!

A pumpkin roundup can’t be complete without everyone’s  Favorite Pumpkin Pie This pie is my go-to pumpkin pie recipe. It never fails and has the perfect texture and amount of spice. I’ve adjusted the famous Libby’s pumpkin pie recipe so it’s never jiggly in the middle!

Favorite Pumpkin Pie

If you shop at Great Harvest Bread Company, you know about their pumpkin chocolate chip bread. One year I became OBSESSED with making a copycat version of Great Harvest Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread. This recipe is the closest I’ve tasted to the real deal!

Great Harvest Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

With the holiday baking season upon us, many recipes call for Pumpkin Pie Spice. Do you know that you can make your own at home and save so much money?? It’s quick and simple and I’m guessing you have most of the ingredients in your pantry. AND it also makes the best gift in a cute little jar!

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Coconut Pumpkin Bread. My friend Tessa gave me this recipe over 20 years ago and I still get recipe requests every time I make it.  The pudding in the batter makes this pumpkin bread unlike any other you’ve tried. And the coconut on top… I’m a fan!

Coconut Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin Spice Cookie with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting (Twisted Sugar Copycat) This cookie can be found at Twisted Sugar, a delightful little drive-thru cookie and soda shop in Centerville, Utah. My two favorite cookies at Twisted Sugar are the Frosted Lime Cookie and this Pumpkin Spice copycat cookie!

Pumpkin Spice Cookie with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

If you’re looking for a way to let the kids help in the kitchen, let them mix up a batch of 3 Ingredient Pumpkin Butter to serve with waffles, pancakes or rolls at your next dinner! It’s also really fun to spoon into jars and give as gifts.

3 Ingredient Pumpkin Butter

If I had to choose one pumpkin favorite it would be The Very Best Pumpkin Bread I’ve been making it for over 30 years and we still love it!  This orange pumpkin bread is moist and has a hint of orange flavor, which comes from the oj concentrate in the batter. Certain people in our home have been known to eat an entire loaf in a day!

The Very Best Pumpkin Bread

If you live anywhere near Bountiful, Utah, you know about Cutler’s Cookies and Sandwiches. Curt and his family have been making cookies since the 70’s and it’s my go-to when I want to pick up cookies for a quick take-home option! Curt has shared many of their family recipes with me on ABK over the years. We love Cutler’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Cutler’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

If you crave Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spiced Hot Cocoa you’ll love this make at home recipe! It’s perfect for cool fall days and sure to warm you up in minutes! Warning: This recipe is highly addictive.

Starbucks Pumpkin Spiced Cocoa

Brunch and coffee cake go hand in hand. I love this breakfast cake with a cold glass of milk. Pumpkin Buttermilk Chocolate Chip Coffeecake is a treat we love. It’s a one bowl, mix, then throw it in the oven wonder! And YES, it tastes as good as it looks!

Pumpkin Buttermilk Chocolate Chip Coffeecake

If you’re a Milky Way candy bar lover you have to make this cookie! What’s not to love about chocolate, caramel candy bars and pumpkin all squished into one heavenly cookie? Chewy Pumpkin Milky Way Cookies combine all of these flavors into one treat!

Chewy Pumpkin Milky Way Cookies

Pumpkin cookies. They are the popular kid this time of year!  If you want your pumpkin cookies to stand out from the crowd, you have to find a way to think outside of the box. How about topping your cookies with lemon icing??  Once you make these, plain pumpkin cookies will never be good enough again. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies with Fresh Lemon Icing are my all time favorite pumpkin cookie!


Want something a little more fancy than a traditional pumpkin chocolate chip cookie?? This cookie is perfect for parties during the holiday season. Chocolate Dipped Pumpkin Whoopie Pies are the best harvest cookie! Pumpkin, spices, chocolate and the most delicious filling!

If you love SWIG style cookies, this scoop, press and bake cookie will be your Halloween go-to! Pumpkin Spice Swig Sugar Cookies can be made weeks ahead of the holiday and frozen; frosted or unfrosted. The beauty of this Swig style cookie is, they taste as fresh a month after being frozen, as they do on the day they are baked!

Enjoy all the pumpkin treats this time of year!

This post originally published October 2016, updated with new photos and content October 2021.

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