24 Easy Vegan Canned Pumpkin Recipes

BY : PUBLISHED : October 13th, 2021 UPDATED: October 15th, 2021

It’s that time of year again where pumpkin is all the rage and we here at Plant-Based on a Budget are all about it! There’s nothing like the perfectly creamy texture and savory spice of pumpkin puree to add amazing flavors to your meals and baked goods this fall season. Get ready to make the most flavorful fall-inspired canned pumpkin recipes because we have quite the pumpkin roundup for you!

Pumpkin Spice Makes Everything Nice!

There’s something special about that familiar pumpkin smell, intense flavor, and creamy texture that screams the wonderful season of fall and the holidays. And if you want to save money for the long haul, you’re going to love this Pumpkin Pie Spice recipe. If you love all things pumpkin like us, you’ll be delighted with this lineup of amazing pumpkin recipes! Cookies, pasta, pies, chili, soups, and more – we’ve got you covered in this delicious fall-themed pumpkin roundup!

Pumpkin Chocolate Pie 

This pumpkin chocolate pie is so creamy and delicious! The silken tofu that’s included makes this plant-based classic exceptionally creamy while including a solid amount of delicious plant-based protein.

Pumpkin Chocolate Pie
Want to play a fun game with your family at the dinner table? Ask them to guess which ingredients are in this pumpkin chocolate pie. I’m sure that they will never guess that what makes it smooth and creamy.
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Soft Pumpkin Molasses Cookies

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These Soft Pumpkin Molasses Cookies are not your typical chocolate chip or vanilla cookie! They have a soft and chewy texture and a spicy and intense flavor that everyone will enjoy.

Soft Pumpkin Molasses Cookies
If you’re looking for some super delicious ansd chewy treat, these Soft Pumpkin Molasses Cookies will definitely hit the right spot!
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One-Pot Pumpkin Chili

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The best thing about this savory pumpkin chili is that it only uses one pot! With the amazing addition of sweet pumpkin, this dish is spicy, sweet and hearty! It’ll be your new favorite fall recipe to cozy up to!

One-Pot Pumpkin Chili | Budget-Friendly Dinner
This Pumpkin Chili recipe will become your new favorite! Super easy to make and full of delicious veggies! One-pot life saver!
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Pumpkin Tofu Curry

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If you like curry, you’re going to absolutely adore this pumpkin tofu curry dish! It’s full of amazing veggies and plant-based protein and will make for the most comforting and filling dinner!

Pumpkin Curry
For a long time, this was the dish that I brought to every Thanksgiving dinner I attended. Then I realized I love it so much that I shouldn’t limit myself to enjoying it just once a year. Now I serve it regularly for dinner over brown rice and load up on tons of fall goodness.
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These fall-inspired chocolate chip cookies are amazing! The warm spices complement the sweet flavors of this tasty cookie, making it perfect for baking during the colder months!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Let's add a cozy touch to our favorite cookies! These delicious Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are what fall is all about!
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Pumpkin Muffins

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Looking for the tastiest fall-inspired muffin recipe? These delicious pumpkin muffins have the perfect texture that everyone will be surprised to find out that they are completely plant-based! Enjoy them for breakfast or dessert!

Pumpkin Muffins
These delicious pumpkin muffins are perfect for a cozy fall afternoon indoors! Super easy to make and they will make your home smell amazing!
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Pumpkin Chocolate Brownies

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Are you a chocoholic? These brownies are so easy and simple to make and will satisfy any chocolate craving! Paired with pumpkin puree, you won’t be able to resist these incredibly delicious and gooey brownies!

Pumpkin Risotto

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This one-pan recipe is so easy to make and so cozy to eat! It’s full of creamy savory rice full of delicious flavors that will have everyone impressed for such a simple dish!

Pumpkin Risotto | Quick & Easy Dinner Recipe
If you’ve been lookign for the perfect dinner party recipe, then you migh have hit the jackpot with this pumpkin risotto recipe!
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Roasted Pumpkin Soup

This Roasted Pumpkin Soup is one for the books! If you’re a fan of cozying up to a warm soup on a cool night, you’re going to love this super flavorful, simple and filling soup!

Roasted Pumpkin Soup
I roasted a bunch of veggies along with a pumpkin to make this wonderful soup for a cool fall day.
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Pumpkin Cheese Cake

Cheesecake lovers are going to love this super simple recipe! The silken tofu makes the filling exceptionally creamy and delicious!

Pumpkin Cheese Cake
Here is a very simple pumpkin cheese cake recipe that will satisfy the sweet tooth of anyone. This recipe is very sweet (as it should be), so adjust the sugar accordingly. 
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Pumpkin Pasta Bake

There’s nothing like a savory pasta dish to enjoy! This super easy pasta bake uses simple ingredients which is perfect for even the most novice cook. It’s also a great recipe to make in bulk for the week.

Pumpkin Pasta Bake
Here is a very easy pumpkin sauce you can mix with any noodle. This sauce is also very good as a sandwich spread.
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Pumpkin Stuffed Shells with Sage Cream

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This stuffed shells recipe is amazing! The combination of the tofu ricotta, pumpkin filling, and sage cream bring out the deliciously bold flavors of this fun dish.

Pumpkin Stuffed Shells With Sage Cream
his sweet ans savory dish is easier to make than you’d expect and taste even better the next day. 
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Vegan Pumpkin Overnight Oats

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Get ready to kick start your morning with a bang! These Pumpkin Overnight Oats are a great way to prepare your breakfast in advance for busy mornings. Plus, the texture comes out perfectly creamy and will have you feeling like fall!

Vegan Pumpkin Overnight Oats
Wake up to a creamy, festive nutrient-packed Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats. This recipe can be prepped ahead and is an easy, healthy breakfast treat waiting for you in the morning. With some of your favorite fall flavors, this makes for a yummy transition from summer to fall or your everyday morning meals ready in less than 10 minutes!
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Vegan Pumpkin Waffles

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There’s nothing like a stack of waffles to wake up to! These fall-festive Pumpkin Waffles are exceptionally crispy on the outside, yet fluffy and perfectly soft on the inside. Top it off with some vegan butter, maple syrup, and possibly maybe even some vegan whipped cream and you’ve got yourself quite the treat for breakfast!

Vegan Pumpkin Waffles
These oil-free, dairy-free, and eggless Vegan Pumpkin Waffles are a healthy and delicious way to infuse autumn flavors into your breakfast! Everyone is going to love these crispy, yet perfectly fluffy waffles!
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Pumpkin Pie Spice

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Making your own spice has never been easier with this 5-ingredient recipe for Pumpkin Spice! It’ll only take 10 minutes total to mix up this super fresh and budget-friendly homemade Pumpkin Spice!

Pumpkin Pie Spice
Pumpkin pie spice is a combination of 5 pantry-friendly, tasty spices for all your favorite autumn pies, cakes, biscuits, and other snacks in less than 5 minutes!
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Pumpkin Stuffed Dates

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These chocolatey-covered dates will be your new favorite treat! Covered in your favorite nut pieces and mixed with pumpkin puree, these tiny desserts are perfectly sweet, salty, chewy, and incredibly delicious!

Pumpkin Stuffed Dates
Chocolate-coated Pumpkin Stuffed Dates sprinkled with nuts and sea salt are the stuff dessert dreams are made of! This no-bake fall treat is sinfully delicious, gluten-free, and is ready to be chilled in just 15 minutes. Make a big batch and have a ready-to-devour delicious dessert anytime you want one!
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Vegan Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

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Get ready to get your pumpkin on with these super delicious Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies. They’re incredibly nutritious as well as dairy-free, gluten-free, and egg-free. Everyone is going to love these guilt-free cookies!

Vegan Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies
These Vegan Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies are the perfect fall-flavored, nutritious treats. It’s a fun spin of your classic oatmeal cookies made healthier, oil-free and gluten-free.  These flour-free pumpkin-infused cookies are extremely soft, chewy, and deliciously comforting – no one would think they're vegan!
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Rich & Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pasta Sauce with Sage

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If you’re a pasta lover, you’re going to absolutely love this super creamy and pasta dish! Filled with intense flavor and creaminess, this pasta recipe will be a hit this fall season!

Rich & Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pasta Sauce with Sage Cream
This creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pasta is perfect for fall. The sauce highlights the deliciousness of pumpkin & is rich and creamy (without the dairy). This hearty pasta will be a hit at dinner time!
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Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

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If you’re a cheesecake lover, you’re going to adore this super creamy and deliciously flavored cheesecake. Not only is it vegan, but it’s oil-free and incredibly easy to make! You won’t be able to have just one slice of this delicious dessert.

Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake
This vegan baked cheesecake is packed with pumpkin and has a cozy gingernut crust and pecan pie topping. It’s great for people who can’t choose between desserts!
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Vegan Coconut Flour Pumpkin Truffles

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We’re all about no-bake recipes and this one is a great one! These Coconut Truffles are the perfect decadent treat that is incredibly addicting! Not only are they a great fall dessert, but they’re a great gift idea as well.

Vegan Coconut Flour Pumpkin Truffles

No Bake Vegan Coconut Flour Pumpkin Truffles recipe tastes like pumpkin pie, but so much better for you. Made with coconut butter and dark chocolate.
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Dairy Free Pumpkin Ice Cream

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This 6 ingredient vegan pumpkin ice cream is so delicious! It’s creamy and bursting with fall spices, and perfect for pumpkin spice lovers!

Dairy Free Pumpkin Ice Cream
This 6 ingredient vegan pumpkin ice cream is so delicious! It’s creamy and bursting with fall spices, and perfect for pumpkin spice lovers!
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Pumpkin Tahini Autumn Salad

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If you’re looking for a super simple yet incredibly delicious salad, this Pumpkin Tahini Salad is a great option. It’s the perfect side salad to compliment a big main course this holiday season!

Pumpkin Tahini Autumn Salad
Pumpkin tahini dressing takes less than 5 minutes to make and packs a big taste. Made with simple ingredients, this is the perfect fall dressing.
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Happy pumpkin season! We hope you enjoy these amazing fall-inspired canned pumpkin recipes! Let us know what you choose to make.

About Toni Okamoto

"They say you are what you eat, so I strive to be healthy.
My goal in life is not to be rich or wealthy,
'Cause true wealth comes from good health and wise ways...
we got to start taking better care of ourselves " - Dead Prez

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