We post a lot about sophisticated, la-di-da recipes around here, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. But today we’re looking for more fun than fondue. It’s almost Halloween! Our favorite Halloween recipes featuring pumpkin by our spookily talented contributing bloggers will make this Halloween frighteningly delicious.
Read on for our favorite Halloween recipes featuring everyone’s orange vegetable, pumpkin.
1. Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte
Long lines at the coffee shop spooking you out? This the perfect Halloween recipe for latte-lovers! Try Mary’s recipe for a homemade pumpkin latte made from pumpkin puree. So easy to make at home, no styrofoam cups required!
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2. Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Smoothie
You know us, we’re suckers for gourmet recipes that are also healthy, and this Halloween recipe is perfect to kick off your day. Rachel’s smoothie recipe of Greek yogurt, pumpkin puree, spices and rolled oats will get you up and going for a long afternoon of trick-or-treating!
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3. Pumpkin Harvest Cookies
Pumpkin, chocolate chips, shredded coconuts and spices? Our taste buds went crazy just looking at the ingredient list for Katie’s Halloween recipe of Pumpkin Cookies. Make a large batch to give away to trick-or-treaters, and save some to have with your afternoon coffee.
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4. Pumpkin Birmuelos with Caramel Drizzle
It’s easy to keep kosher on Halloween when you have the help of Melinda Strauss, of Kitchen Tested. Her adaptation of the classic birmuelo – a sort of fried doughnut – includes mixing up some pumpkin puree, and drizzling the whole thing with caramel. L’Chaim!
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5. Pumpkin Chocolate Spiderweb Cupcakes
We promised Halloween cupcakes, and cupcakes you shall have! But these are no scary store-bought cupcakes, no sir. Alexandra of Confessions of a Bright Eyed Baker brewed up some decadent, moist chocolate-and-pumpkin cupcakes with bright orange-spiced cream cheese frosting. Plus a sophisticated chocolate “spiderweb” to top it all of. Wickedly good!
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