How to Pumpkin Spice Everything

© Christina Holmes

By F&W Editors Posted October 14, 2016

Pumpkin season is upon us.

From lattes to pancakes, here are seven ways to make the most of pumpkin spice. 

1. Mini Spiced Pumpkins

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Make bite-sized spice cakes look like tiny pumpkins by covering them with orange glaze and using dark licorice for a stem.

2. Pumpkin-Pie-Spice-Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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Don’t throw away pumpkin seeds when carving Jack-O-Lanterns; roasted with pumpkin pie spice they make the perfect snack.

3. Pumpkin Spice Latte

Food & Wine: Pumpkin Spice Latte

© Evi Abeler

Pumpkin spice lovers don’t need a trip to Starbucks to enjoy this fantastic seasonal drink. 

4. Winter Squash Soup 

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Chef Lee Heftner upgrades silky squash soup with the spices used for pumpkin pie.

5. Pumpkin Parfaits

Food & Wine: Pumpkin Parfaits

© Christina Holmes

F&W's Justin Chapple layers superspeedy pumpkin mousse with whipped mascarpone cream and crushed chocolate wafer cookies for his gorgeous, delicious parfaits.

6. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins

Food & Wine: Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins

© Abby Hocking

These moist, tender muffins are so much better than the store-bought kind. 

7. Bacon-Pumpkin-Pecan Pancakes

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Fluffy and not too sweet, these spiced pancakes are an awesome fall breakfast. 


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