20 Easy Pumpkin Desserts to Make this Season

You can't go through autumn without making a pumpkin dessert or two!  We've kept it simple with these 20 easy pumpkin recipes that are perfect for sweet treats for the family as well as impressive desserts for entertaining.  From cakes to pies, from cookies to puddings, and from brownies to tarts, you'll be amazed at how easy it is to create these delicious pumpkin desserts.  If baking isn't your thing, no worries!  There are plenty of no-bake options here to fulfill your pumpkin cravings.

Pumpkin pie spice and everything nice are what these adorable Pumpkin Crinkle Cookies by Saving Dessert are made of!  Pumpkin flavor abounds in these easy to make cookies.  It's fun to check on the progress of these cookies while they're in the oven to watch the magic of the crinkles form.  Don't over bake because you want these to be soft to the bite.  Delish!

Chiffon means light and airy and that's exactly what this Chiffon Pumpkin Pie by Simply Recipes is all about. Topped with a simple whipped cream, the pumpkin custard filling has been whipped into a chiffon-like texture set in a gingersnap crust. Oh, my!

Not only is this Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread recipe by Taste And Tell awesomely delicious, it's beautiful to look at when sliced. Thanks to the cream cheese filling that ripples through the pumpkin loaf, this makes a perfect fall dessert to serve, sliced, on a platter at your next party or get-together. Oh, and it's super simple to make!

These adorable and easy chocolate cookie cups are filled with a quick pumpkin-spiced pudding and then topped with whipped cream. It's portable, bite-sized deliciousness!  Try the Pumpkin Spice Cookie Cups by Liv For Cake.

These Pumpkin Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Bars by The Creative Bite are the perfect fall sweet treat. Full of soft chewy goodness and loaded with dark chocolate chips and oatmeal, they will quickly become a family favourite that won't stay on your kitchen counter for long!

This no-bake pumpkin dessert is a scrumptious alternative to an oven-baked cheesecake.  Whip up this creamy mousse with a delicious pumpkin-spiced flavor and spoon it over a buttery graham cracker crust in festive parfait glasses.  Park the No Bake Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes by A Family Feast in the fridge until ready to serve.

Use up that bread before it's stale by making this simple Pumpkin Bread Pudding by Yellow Bliss Road that is full of pumpkin goodness. A quick custard goes down over the bread chunks creating a pumpkin puree pudding full of cinnamon, ginger, cloves, vanilla and chopped pecans. Bake, cool, and lightly drizzle with a cream cheese glaze. Oh, and your kitchen will smell divine!

It wouldn't be pumpkin season without a pumpkin cheesecake like this Pumpkin Cheesecake by Dinner At The Zoo.  You could make this in place of a pumpkin pie and everyone will love it! Worried about your cheesecake cracking while it bakes? There's a quick fix for that that will make this cheesecake look even more impressive as well as festive. Just make sure you have some whipped cream on hand!

Pumpkin brownie batter gets swirled with a vegan pumpkin mixture to create this healthy marbled brownie dessert. These Vegan Pumpkin Swirl Brownies by Feasting On Fruit are full of dark chocolate that's not overly sweet, but is the perfect compliment to the pumpkin. Lovely! Serve with a pumpkin spice latte, of course.

Pumpkin Lush by Averie Cooks is an almost no-bake dessert that layers a graham cracker crust, which is the only thing you bake, with a sweet cream cheese mixture, followed by a pumpkin pudding layer, and topped with whipped cream and finished with a sprinkle of chocolate chips and toffee bits. Luscious, indeed!

This Pumpkin Blondies from I Heart Naptime adds just the right amount of pumpkin to make it the perfect fall sweet treat that's easy to whip up when you need a quick dessert. Thick, but soft and chewy, these blondies are full of chocolate chips that go perfectly with the flavor of pumpkin and warm spices.

Is it a cake or is it a cookie? It's both! These easy Pumpkin Bars With Cream Cheese Frosting by Crazy For Crust take a pumpkin cookie recipe batter and bake it in a 9 x 13" pan to create bars. Once cooled, frost these bars with a sweet cream cheese mixture for a simple pumpkin-based dessert.

These mini Pumpkin Oreo Cheesecake desserts by Inside Bru Crew look complicated but they are crazy easy to make. Divide an Oreo cookie, place one half in the bottom of a cupcake liner, fill with a delicious pumpkin cheesecake mixture, then place the other Oreo cookie on the top. Bake, cool, and top with cool whip and any remaining Oreo cookie crumbs. Brilliant!

No need for your oven with this easy and healthy No Bake Pumpkin Tart recipe by Detoxinista. Make these individual tarts with a crushed walnut and coconut crust that's topped with a vegan pumpkin filling. Let these set up in the fridge for at least 4 hours and then serve. Yummy!

This beautiful Pumpkin Roll Recipe by Skip To My Lou looks impressive but it's really quite simple to make. The cake is baked on a jelly roll pan, turned out, frosted with a scrumptious cream cheese filling and the rolled up! The instructions make it easy, so make this incredible pumpkin dessert and get ready for the compliments!

You can't go through pumpkin season without making pumpkin cupcakes! This delectable and easy recipe for Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting by Sally’s Baking Addiction is full of spicy pumpkin goodness and topped with a cream cheese frosting. Spice up the frosting with several variations that are given for just a little something different on top of these awesome pumpkin cupcakes.

If you've never tried Pumpkin Fudge, here's how to make it! All the warming and spicy fall flavors go into this compact little sweet dessert that gives a big pumpkin payoff in the flavor department. Make with pecans or without - your choice. It's a bite-sized piece of pumpkin heaven!

Cookies are everyone's favorite sweet treat and these Pumpkin Cheesecake Sandwich Cookies by Amy's Healthy Baking take it up a notch by sandwiching a creaming filling between two thin but chewy pumpkin cookies. These are kid-approved and adults love them, too!

This Pumpkin Poke Cake by OMG Chocolate Desserts is full of moist and luscious pumpkin flavor as well as white chocolate pudding that seeps into the poked holes of the baked cake. It's like a rich pumpkin pie in cake form but topped with caramel sauce and chopped nuts. It's a fabulous dessert that's actually quite easy to make. Your friends and family will adore this pumpkin poke cake!

Keep it traditional and classic with this Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe by Love From The Oven. Use a refrigerated pie crust to save time. If you're looking for robust fall and pumpkin spice flavor in a thick and delicious pie, this recipe is for you. Make it with confidence and get ready to receive compliments on this irresistible and time-honored pumpkin pie.

Let these recipes inspire you to create easy yet incredible pumpkin desserts that your friends and family will love.  Be prepared for the compliments because these easy pumpkin desserts are simply irresistible!

Check out these easy pumpkin savoury dishes too:

Roasted Pumpkin Macaroni
Autumnal Root Vegetable Soup
How to Make the Best of Autumn Vegetables
Stuffed Butternut Squash 
Butternut Squash Risotto

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