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15+ Pumpkin Desserts that are Perfect for Fall – and NOT Pie!

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Fall is here and nothing says fall like Pumpkin Desserts! Pumpkin pie is such a classic, but sometimes you need something more unique and exciting to impress your friends and family! Fortunately, there are so many more options that just plain old pumpkin pie! If you’re like me, then you’ll love all 15+ of these pumpkin dessert recipes!

15 Best Pumpkin Desserts that aren't Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin desserts are my favorite thing to make each fall for family dinners and definitely for Thanksgiving. Everyone’s favorite is always a traditional pumpkin pie, but sometimes I like to mix it up! You will be surprised at how much your guests and family will love a twist on an old tradition!

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15 Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

From tiramisu to mousse, truffles to cheesecake, and even whoopie pies and no bake cookies, there’s a pumpkin dessert for every occasion here! Now go stock up on canned pumpkin and all the pumpkin spice you’ll need, and let’s get to making some dessert!

Pumpkin Dessert Recipes That Are Not Pie

Flaky crescent rolls swirled with spiced pumpkin filling, a delightful twist on classic pumpkin pie.

pumpkin pie crescent roll pinwheels on cutting board
Pumpkin Pie Crescent Roll Pinwheels
Quick and Easy Pumpkin Pie Pinwheels made with Crescent Rolls. These little swirled bites are perfect for Fall and Thanksgiving desserts!

Irresistibly moist pumpkin-flavored donuts, baked to perfection and coated with a sweet and subtly spicy glaze.

Baked Pumpkin Donuts with Pumpkin Spice Glaze
These fall-inspired glazed donuts are the perfect dessert, breakfast, and or sweet treat for a cold winter day!

Elevate your dessert game with a seasonal spin on traditional tiramisu, featuring layers of pumpkin-spiced mascarpone and coffee-soaked ladyfingers, perfect for autumn gatherings.

Pumpkin Tiramisu
A twist on a traditional Italian dessert, this pumpkin tiramisu features spiced rum, espresso, and traditional lady fingers.

A moist and flavorful pumpkin bread, topped with a crunchy cinnamon and nut streusel for added texture and warmth.

Cinnamon Streusel Pumpkin Bread – Three Olives Branch
A streusel covers this deliciously sweet pumpkin bread, making it great for an after-dinner treat.

Soft and chewy pumpkin cookies studded with rich chocolate chips, a delightful blend of flavors and textures.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
The softest and chewiest chocolate chip cookies made with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice.

Sandwich-style pumpkin cakes with a creamy filling, creating a handheld dessert that’s perfect for sharing.

Healthy Pumpkin Whoopie Pie
These classic desserts have a fall twist and are made with coconut flour, so they’re completely gluten-free!


Quick and easy no-bake cookies made with pumpkin, oats, and warming spices for a satisfying treat.

Pumpkin No Bake Cookies
A cookie that can be done in 15 minutes, these no bake pumpkin cookies are convenient and delicious!

Bite-sized pumpkin pie bites coated in chocolate, offering the classic flavors of pumpkin pie in a convenient form.

No Bake Pumpkin Dessert: Delicious Pumpkin Pie Truffles
For those of us who get busy this time of year, these no bake pumpkin truffles are easy and made with only 6 ingredients!

A decadent pumpkin cake layered with luscious salted caramel frosting, a harmonious blend of sweet and salty.

Pumpkin Cake with Salted Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting
A homemade cake fit for a pumpkin king, this pumpkin cake is drizzled with homemade caramel sauce.

A show-stopping dessert featuring pumpkin ice cream encased in a layer of meringue, toasted to perfection.

Pumpkin Baked Alaska
Your guests will be so impressed with this dessert – A layered ice cream cake using pumpkin ice cream, then torched before serving.

Creamy and rich pumpkin-flavored cheesecake with a gingersnap crust, a luxurious treat for any fall occasion.

Mom’s Pumpkin Cheesecake
Mom’s Pumpkin Cheesecake
Using canned pumpkin, sour cream, and lots of fall spices, you can create your own pumpkin cheesecake masterpiece at home!

Delicate pumpkin sponge cake rolled around a creamy filling, creating an elegant dessert with a hint of nostalgia.

How to Make a PUMPKIN ROLL!!
A rolled pumpkin cake with swirls of frosting is sure to impress your friends and family this fall!

A velvety and indulgent pumpkin-flavored ice cream made without dairy, perfect for those with dietary restrictions.

Dairy Free Pumpkin Ice Cream
For those of us who love ice cream any time of year, this homemade pumpkin ice cream is the perfect autumn treat.

Individual servings of layered biscuits, whipped cream, and spiced pumpkin puree, creating a visually appealing and flavorful dessert.

Mini Pumpkin Trifle Recipe
Mini Pumpkin Trifle Recipe
A layered pumpkin dessert fit for hosting any autumn event!

Silky and smooth individual pumpkin custards, infused with fall spices and baked to perfection.

Pumpkin Custards
Pumpkin Custards
Pumpkin puree and candied yams make the creamiest and most delicious individual pumpkin custards!

A light and airy pumpkin mousse with a hint of coconut, offering a refreshing twist on traditional pumpkin desserts.

Coconut Cream Pumpkin Mousse
Gingersnap cookies atop a homemade pumpkin and coconut mousse will be the hit of any fall get-together this year!
15 Pumpkin Dessert Recipes perfect for fall - NO pumpkin pie!

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