From Dinner to Dessert: 8 Ways To Use a Batch of Pumpkin Puree

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Every day this past week has started with a jar of pumpkin butter for me. This morning, after savoring its goodness on a slice of toast, I began to wonder what it would be like if the day ended with pumpkin butter, too. Even more so, I began to ponder if everyone's favorite fall staple could be so versatile as to accommodate every meal of the day. Here are 8 ways to use a fresh batch of pumpkin puree:

  • The Base

Clean Eating Pumpkin Butter - The Gracious Pantry
This is the culprit that started my downward spiral into all things pumpkin. This recipe simply starts with a pumpkin puree, use the next recipe (below) to make your own at home.

How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Puree - Smitten Kitchen
Make extra and use it throughout the day for the days and weeks to come with the recipes below.

The Great Pumpkin Roundup

Breakfast

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls - Smitten Kitchen
Moist Pumpkin Spice Muffins - Pioneer Woman

The Great Pumpkin Roundup

Lunch

Coconut Pumpkin Soup - Love & Lemons
Roasted Pumpkin Pie Chickpeas - Produce on Parade

The Great Day of Pumpkin

Dinner

Pork and Pumpkin Chili - Food Network
Pumpkin Ravioli - Huffington Post

The Great Day of Pumpkin

Dessert

Almost No-Bake Pumpkin Cream Pie with Maple Whipped Cream- Joy the Baker

What's your favorite pumpkin recipe?

(Images: 1. Chris Perez 2. Ree Drummond of Pioneer Woman 3. Jack Mathews of Love & Lemons 4. Food Network 5. Joy Wilson of Joy the Baker)

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