7 Ways To Use Pumpkin Pie Spice

Whether you mix your own or use a store-bought blend, pumpkin pie spice has many uses beyond pie.

This warm combination of quintessential autumn spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves can be used in dishes both savory and sweet. 1. Add it to coffee: Mix pumpkin pie spice with your coffee grounds, or sprinkle it on your DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte (Just Like Starbucks!).

2. Mix it into whipped cream: And then dollop over pies from pumpkin to apple and pecan.

3. Make sweet spiced nuts: Perfect for afternoon snacks, parties, or gifts.

4. Try it in pasta: We recently had a fantastic pumpkin ravioli in sage butter sauce with pumpkin pie spice and bet a dash of the spice would be delicious in Pasta with Brown Butter and Fried Sage or Pasta with Butternut Squash, Sage, and Pine Nuts, too.

5. Roast vegetables: Use pumpkin pie spice to season sweet vegetables like winter squash, sweet potatoes, and carrots.

6. Season popcorn: For inspiration, check out Pumpkin Spiced Popcorn from Jolly Mom and Cran-Apple White Chocolate Popcorn from Serious Eats.

7. Stir it into pancake batter: Use about 1/2 teaspoon per cup of batter.

How do you like to use pumpkin pie spice?

Related: Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

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