12 Sweet Recipes to Use Up Leftover Pumpkin Purée
The next time you find yourself with just a tiny bit of leftover pumpkin purée, think twice about tossing it. You’d be surprised (and thoroughly delighted) by what you can whip up with even just a few spoonfuls.
From homemade pumpkin spice lattes to smoothies to mug cakes, these 12 recipes rely on no more than a single cup of pumpkin purée.
These pancakes boast all the warm, spiced flavors you love about pumpkin pie — in breakfast form. They’re best eaten piled high with a thick pat of butter and warm maple syrup.
This is fall breakfast at its finest: thick, rich, and full of chewy pearls of oatmeal, plus the flavors of pumpkin and warm spices.
It’s time to up the ante on weekend brunch. Transform classic buttermilk pancakes into a seasonal treat with a few scoops of pumpkin purée and chocolate chunks tossed into the batter.
With a gingersnap crust and snappy spices this pumpkin pie mug cake feeds just one person: you! Make it in the microwave and you’ll be eating pumpkin pie in just 10 minutes.
Upgrade the classic snickerdoodle for fall with the cozy flavor of pumpkin.
Rice Krispie treats are classic crowd-pleasers. Be prepared for this version, filled with pumpkin and warm autumn spices, to fly off the plate even faster.
These pumpkin sandwich cookies hit all the delicious marks — they’re made with both real pumpkin and pumpkin spice, they’re perfectly soft, and they sandwich quite nicely with chocolate frosting.
Still hunting for the perfect dessert to crown your holiday table? This stunning pumpkin roll with a dreamy Swiss meringue buttercream delivers big on taste and packs an eye-pleasing punch.
‘Tis the season! Skip the line at Starbucks and make a spicy, frothy pumpkin spice latte at home.
Talk about a scrumptious fall treat! These raw spiced pumpkin cupcakes are filled with autumn goodness, and topped with coconut-vanilla icing and ginger-date caramel.
For those times you need a last-minute dessert, this adaptation of no-bake crème brûlée, with pumpkin, spices, and a crackling top of burnt sugar, will win you big points.
This seasonal, pumpkin-based smoothie is sweetened with dates and enriched with coconut milk for a luscious, vegan treat. Have it for dessert or even breakfast (we won’t tell!).