8 easy pumpkin dessert recipes worth getting excited about this fall

When October comes around everyone goes crazy for pumpkins. From lattes, to beers and even marshmallows — nothing is immune to the pumpkin-flavored mania. This fall season step away from the $5 dollar latte and get your pumpkin fill served in more ways than one. If variety is the spice of life then you will not be disappointed with our list of easy pumpkin dessert recipes.

Coconut and Pumpkin Empanadas

Coconut and Pumpkin Empanadas Recipe

Get the best of fall’s produce inside an empanada! This recipe is stuffed with pumpkin, brown sugar, vanilla extract and flaked coconut. Empanadas will never be the same.

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes for Fall

Admit it, you see something that’s mini and think it’s automatically cute. These little wonders are no different. In their tiny and cute packages these pumpkin cheesecakes are filled with a creamy pumpkin filling, topped with a delicious walnut crust, and then topped again with whipped topping.

Iced Pumpkin Spice Cake

Iced Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe

Look at that beauty! Pumpkin spice, golden raisins, walnuts and a whoosh of whipped topping makes this recipe look good and taste great. Lucky for you this recipe serves 12, so seconds is not going to be a problem.

Cinnamon-Pumpkin Cheesecake

Cinnamon-Pumpkin Cheesecake Fall Recipe

Who says you can’t have your pumpkin cheesecake and eat it too? Make this recipe using crushed vanilla wafers, pecans, brown sugar, Neufchatel cheese, and you guessed it, pumpkin: you’ll have a deliciously prepared cheesecake worthy of fall indulgences.

Layered Pumpkin Streusel Cake

Layered Pumpkin Streusel Cake Recipe

Pumpkin-flavored cake layered with brown sugar and walnuts. Mmm, do we need to say more?

Pumpkin Spice Pudding Dessert

Pumpkin Spice Pudding Dessert Recipe

Six ingredients and ready in 15 minutes — that’s all you need to make this dessert! Mix together vanilla pudding, pumpkin, cream cheese, pumpkin spice and sugar and you have yourself an easy fall dessert that tastes like a pumpkin pie without all the baking.

Guilt-free Pumpkin Pie

Guilt-Free Pumpkin Pie for Fall

You’ll feel no remorse after eating this dessert. This “skinny” version of the classic pie packs all the flavor without the extra calories. The trick? Fat-free condensed milk and egg whites. It cuts down on the calories without cutting down on any of the flavor.

Quick and Easy Pumpkin Cake

Quick and Easy Pumpkin Cake Recipe

We don’t always have time for an elaborate baking session, so when you’re in the mood for something delicious and not too time consuming this recipe delivers.