While pumpkin pie has earned its claim to fall dessert fame, this versatile gourd is capable of so much more. What are some easy and delicious pumpkin desserts other than pie? Pumpkin swirl cheesecake bars are rich, creamy and can be made a day in advance of any gathering. Break free of the crust with these easy pumpkin dessert recipes that are full of fall flavor.

Easy Pumpkin Dessert Recipes? Yes, Please!

What makes these easy pumpkin dessert recipes our go-to favorites? Simple ingredients and minimal prep work make each an option for any home chef. Whether it’s a quick after school snack or a centerpiece to your fall dessert table, these sweet treats are always stress-free.

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Bars

 

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Easy pumpkin dessert recipes require a little versatility and this cookie crust comes together with whatever you have on hand. From ginger snaps to graham crackers, almost any simple cookie can complement the rich cheesecake and spicy pumpkin. To get that beautiful marbling on top, set aside some of the plain cheesecake filling before adding the pumpkin. Just before baking, dollop it on top and swirl with a toothpick for one of the most effortlessly beautiful pumpkin spice desserts.

You’ll need:

  • Cream cheese
  • Pumpkin puree
  • Allspice
  • Ginger
  • Cinnamon

Get the full recipe here.

Quick and Easy Pumpkin Mousse

 

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Is your oven baking unevenly and ruining dessert for your dinner party? This pumpkin mousse is one of those easy fall dessert ideas that’s a no-bake solution for any situation. To give the mousse its fall flavor, melt butter, pumpkin puree, marshmallow, and pumpkin pie spice in a saucepan. After it’s cooled, add it to sweetened whipped cream and refrigerate for 2 hours until firm. Spoon the chilled mousse into a champagne glass, add a dollop of whipped cream and no one has to know that fancy is really fuss-free.

You’ll need:

  • Marshmallows
  • Pumpkin puree
  • Pumpkin spice
  • Heavy cream
  • Confectioner’s sugar

Get the full recipe here.

Pumpkin Cookies With White Chocolate Chips

 

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Healthy pumpkin dessert recipes, like these cookies with white chocolate chips, can pack a surprising nutritional punch. The pumpkin puree provides a solid dose of Vitamin A and antioxidants while the whole wheat flour offers increased protein, fiber, and minerals. Best of all, the dough requires no chilling before baking so they can be enjoyed in under an hour.

You’ll need:

  • Pumpkin puree
  • Whole wheat flour
  • Pumpkin pie spice
  • Butter
  • White chocolate chips

Get the full recipe here.

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

 

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Bundt cakes make for easy pumpkin spice dessert recipes, as their design makes frosting optional. This moist, spicy cake gets a satisfying crunch from walnuts while a drizzle of cream cheese frosting can provide color and contrasting flavor. Extra tight on time? A dollop of whipped cream next to each slice complements it just as well.

You’ll need:

  • Pumpkin puree
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Walnuts

Get the full recipe here.

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