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Official pumpkin spice season might be limited to October, but I’m a big believer in stretching all that spicy goodness out as long as I can. Pumpkin spice flavored goodness may be a limited edition at certain retail outlets, but in my household, any day is a great day for adding pumpkin to the menu. If like me, you’re a fan, you’ll enjoy the collection of pumpkin spice!

Make your own Pumpkin Spice

You probably have the ingredients for homemade pumpkin spice blend in your spice cabinet right now. All it takes is cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and allspice. Learn how to make your own pumpkin spice in this post. That way you can use the freshest spice as you’re making the wonderful recipes found below.


Homemade Pumpkin Puree

While pumpkin spice doesn’t always include actual pumpkin – don’t forget you can make your own homemade pumpkin puree for a frugal and tasty alternative to the can from the grocery store.

Pumpkin Spice Recipes

Use these pumpkin spice recipes any time of year for a delicious and from scratch fix of your favorite fall flavor.

Muffins & Bread

Easy and delicious these pumpkin spice muffin and bread recipes are great for breakfast, packed lunches, afternoon tea, and more.

Breakfast Recipes

Start the day off right with these pumpkin spice dishes designed especially for the most important meal of the day.

Cookies & Bars

These pumpkin spice cookies and bars are delightful treats to fill a jar on the counter or stick in a care package for loved ones.

Cake & Pie

Pumpkin pie is, of course, holiday feast fare but cakes too can provide for elegant and traditional desserts.

Candy & Other Desserts

Pumpkin spice is versatile, of course, and this collection of treats contains plenty of novel ideas.


Hot and cold ideas for when you want pumpkin spice in cup or glass instead of something that needs a fork.

I hope this gives you some ideas for how to cook with pumpkin. Happy Pumpkin Season!

Jars and bowls of spices with pumpkins and text overlay.
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