Canned Pumpkin: Not Just for Thanksgiving

Check out some non-pumpkin-pie applications for this extremely versatile shortcut ingredient that makes any meal, snack or dessert scream autumn.
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Chef Name: Food Network Kitchen Full Recipe Name: Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Talent Recipe: FNK Recipe: Food Networks Kitchen’s Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal, as seen on Foodnetwork.com Project: Foodnetwork.com, FN Essentials/Weeknights/Fall/Holidays Show Name: Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network

Canned pumpkin puree is a workhorse of the Thanksgiving feast, but we like to stock up on it as soon as it really feels like fall (read: right now). Check out some non-pumpkin-pie applications for this extremely versatile shortcut ingredient that makes any meal, snack or dessert scream autumn.

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

Loaded with fiber from the oats and canned pumpkin, this spiced oatmeal makes a comforting breakfast. Make a large batch and thin it out with a little milk or water for a speedy morning meal.

Pumpkin Soup with Chili Cran-Apple Relish; Rachael Ray

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Pumpkin Soup with Chili Cran-Apple Relish; Rachael Ray

Pumpkin Soup with Chili Cran-Apple Relish

Meet the perfect creamy, fall-flavored bowl to usher in soup season.

Pumpkin Bread

Fragrant with allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, this quick bread is extra-moist thanks to its star ingredient.

Pumpkin Wonton Ravioli

Ree Drummond uses wonton wrappers filled with spiced pumpkin puree in this genius shortcut pasta recipe that feels elegant enough for a dinner party.

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Give the after-school staple a fall makeover.

Food Beauty of a pumpkin smoothie as seen on Food Network’s The Kitchen, Season 4.

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Food Beauty of a pumpkin smoothie as seen on Food Network’s The Kitchen, Season 4.

Pumpkin Smoothie

In five minutes flat, you’ll have a pumpkin-spiced breakfast to sip on the go.

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Chef Name: Food Network Kitchen Full Recipe Name: Pumpkin Spice Latte Talent Recipe: FNK Recipe: Food Networks Kitchen’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, as seen on Foodnetwork.com Project: Foodnetwork.com, FN Essentials/Weeknights/Fall/Holidays Show Name: Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network

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Chef Name: Food Network Kitchen Full Recipe Name: Pumpkin Spice Latte Talent Recipe: FNK Recipe: Food Networks Kitchen’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, as seen on Foodnetwork.com Project: Foodnetwork.com, FN Essentials/Weeknights/Fall/Holidays Show Name: Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Savor this seasonal coffee-shop favorite in your very own kitchen and save a few bucks. A little pumpkin puree added to the warm milk gives our latte extra body.

Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

Hello, fall bake sale. Pumpkin puree makes these bite-size treats extra special and seasonal. Decorate them with chocolate frosting and colorful sprinkles and they’re sure to be a best-seller.

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