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13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Unexpectedly delicious pumpkin dishes

The season has arrived for anything and everything pumpkin related. We've put together 13 of the best out-of-the-ordinary recipes for fall. Think vegan curried pumpkin soup, homemade pumpkin pie pop tarts, apple pumpkin martinis and more.

And yes, you can use canned pumpkin. We've taste tested canned and freshly roasted, and they're equally awesome.

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13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Pumpkin Bruschetta

A winning seasonal appetizer is pumpkin bruschetta. This version features a sweet balsamic reduction along with toasted fresh sage. 

13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Energy Balls

These delicious bits of goodness can easily be made vegan with vegan chocolate chips. They're guilt-free, along with being gluten-free and nut-free.

13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Carmelized Pumpkin Puddings

This creamy dessert is served in individual portions and topped with a delicate brown sugar cream and seeded brittle.

13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Apple Pumpkin Martini

We love that this martini contains actual pumpkin - along with apple cider, ginger ale and vanilla vodka.

13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Vegan Curried Pumpkin Soup

This incredibly scented vegan curried pumpkin soup will have your entire house smelling like fall in no time.

13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Pork, Pumpkin, Sage and Ricotta Cannelloni

Instead of lasagna, make this creamy and savory cannelloni dish with pork, pumpkin, sage and ricotta. Try imported Italian ricotta for the best flavor.

13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Pumpkin Apple Soup

Pumpkin, goat cheese and bacon - what's not to love in this hearty soup? Serve as a first course or the main entree.

13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts

Forget the seasonal store-bought version. Opt for these homemade pumpkin pie pop tarts with a maple glaze for the ultimate in childhood memories.

13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Roasted Pumpkin Goat Cheese Pizza

Make pizza seasonal with this roasted pumpkin and goat cheese variety.

13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Pumpkin, heavy cream and carmelized sugar make this a spectacular and super easy fall dessert.

13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

What's better than chocolate combined with pumpkin? Of course there's nothing more decadently spectacular. This cake looks perfect for Halloween and the fall season.

13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Pumpkin Bread with Walnuts

This is a slightly different pumpkin bread, in that it can easily be made vegan by substituting vegetable, canola or coconut oil for the butter, and using a flax seed egg in lieu of the egg. No matter what you choose, you'll have a delicious and comforting slice of fall goodness.

Pumpkin Cannoli

Delicate almond florentine shells are infused with orange and sea salt, and paired with a fluffy pumpkin and spice cannoli cream. 

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