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The best vegan pumpkin recipes from Veggie Fun Kitchen include sweet and savory pumpkin dishes, desserts, side dishes, soups, and the main course. But ALL include pumpkin!

Every year I wait with anticipation for the first crisp cool mornings,fall colors just tinging the tips of the leaves, and the barest hint of burning leaves wafting in the air on a quiet evening. Fall is on the way! And with the change in season comes pumpkin spice, warm baked goods with crunchy pecans, and sweet cinnamon.

Here I’ve listed all of the best vegan pumpkin recipes from Veggie Fun Kitchen for you to try. Do check back often as I will be adding to this list as soon as I make more yummy pumpkin goodness! So let’s enjoy pumpkin with these delicious plant-based recipes.

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vegan pumpkin recipes such as pumpkin cookies, fries, pie, and mousse with pinterest text overlay

Pumpkin Desserts

It’s more than just pumpkin pie! (Though we do have yummy pumpkin pie for you too!) Read more about some delicious pumpkin cookies, pies, vegan pumpkin muffins and breads, cakes, pumpkin mousse, and more! All are dairy-free and egg free and ready for you to make and enjoy with your family.

three jars of pumpkin mousse with pumpkins and fall leaves in background and cinnamon sticks in foreground

Creamy Healthy Plant-Based Pumpkin Mousse With Cashews

I dare not even say what secret ingredient lurks in this most creamy, smooth, delicious pumpkin mousse recipe – you might just have to read it and find out for yourself! (And shhhhh! Whatever you do, don’t tell the kids!)

black plate with five halloween sprinkled baked donuts

Baked Pumpkin Spiced Donuts

So delicious drizzled with one of my yummy donut icings with sprinkles, or dredged in cinnamon sugar. These donuts are easier to make than you think. And who doesn’t love donuts?!

pumpkin dump cake with coconut whipped topping on white plate with cake in glass pan in background

Easy Pumpkin Dump Cake with Pecans

Don’t make this one because it’s easy – though it really is! Make this seasonal pumpkin dessert because it’s extra yummy! Perfectly sweet and spiced like a pumpkin dessert should be.

four muffins in a basket with green napkin

Pumpkin Muffins with Pecans

Super yummy simply topped with pecans, or to take your pumpkin muffins to the next level, top with a cinnamon sugar mixture, or tasty sweet frosting.

two glass ice cream dishes with pumpkin ice cream and pumpkins in background

Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream With Coconut Milk

Oh, how I missed pumpkin ice cream every fall! Sweet and spicy and cold and creamy! We don’t have to miss out anymore with this tasty totally vegan pumpkin spice ice cream you can make in your ice cream maker.

pumpkin cookies in a basket

Vegan Pumpkin Cookies With Chocolate Chips – Just Like Grandma’s

Yes, just like Grandma’s! At least that’s what my kids said. Soft and spicy with dairy-free chocolate chips. So yes, just like Grandma’s.

no bake pumpkin cookies with pumpkin decorations

Vegan No-Bake Pumpkin Cookies

This recipe uses vegan butter, pumpkin puree, spices, sugar, and old-fashioned oats for a tasty no-bake pumpkin cookie you will love! Check back soon because this recipe is coming soon.

slice of pumpkin bundt cake on green plate

Pumpkin Apple Bundt Cake

Pumpkin Bundt Cake is all about fall! Spicy, sweet, filled with apples, pecans,  and dripping with a Medjool date caramel topping. This recipe is plant-based, and dairy and egg-free. Enjoy this pumpkin bundt cake for breakfast or on a lazy afternoon with a cup of coffee. This seasonal cake is perfect to take and share. Trust me, it’s that good!

Pumpkin bundt cake on white plate with cinnamon stick and green rafia stem

Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Filling (Vegan)

Make this moist vegan pumpkin cake with homemade vegan cream cheese filling made with silken tofu. Top it with an orange vegan buttercream glaze,  add a cute cinnamon stick and raffia ribbon stem for a delicious seasonal cake that looks like a pumpkin! Who doesn’t love a cream cheese-filled spicy moist pumpkin cake? This pumpkin bundt cake uses pumpkin puree and is especially moist with a velvety sweet, slightly tangy cream cheese center.

pumpkin spice crescent rolls

Pumpkin Spice Crescent Rolls

Pumpkin and spice, all rolled up in a crescent roll and topped with a drizzle of icing. These pumpkin spice crescent rolls are super easy to make with canned Pillsbury crescents, canned pumpkin and a few easy tricks.

pumpkin pie with cashew cream on white and gold plate with pie on rack in background.

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

And of course, don’t forget the vegan pumpkin pie! This vegan pumpkin pie is creamy, smooth, and bursting with the traditional pumpkin pie flavor. It’s easy to make because you can use a prepared (vegan-compliant) pie crust and canned pumpkin. This pie has a fancy addition though: a second layer made of cinnamon cashew cream.

layered pumpkin chia pudding

Pumpkin Chia Pudding

Pumpkin chia pudding is a perfectly spiced healthy seasonal treat made with pumpkin puree, almond milk, and chia seeds. Layer your pumpkin chia seed pudding with sweetened coconut yogurt for an easy-to-make plant-based tasty treat.

pumpkin granola on counter with glass jar of granola in background

Pumpkin Spice Granola

Pumpkin spice granola is a simple, easy-to-make granola recipe with the tastes of the season. Made with pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, and old-fashioned oats, this pumpkin granola recipe is perfect to use on top of yogurt, cereal, or even prepared oatmeal for an added texture and crunch.

Savory Vegan Pumpkin Recipes

From pumpkin fries, to salads, pumpkin pasta, soup and more, these savory vegan pumpkin recipes are made from roasted pumpkins, or pumpkin puree and have all the right fall seasonings and herbs to make them extra savory and flavorful.

Vegan Black Bean Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

This Vegan Pumpkin Black Bean Soup is rich and smooth with pumpkin goodness. It is oil-free and so is plant-based. You can whip it up in a matter of minutes because almost all of the ingredients are canned –  which you just open, pour, and mix -except for the onions which do need to be softened and sautéed along with a few spices.

pasta with pumpkin sage sauce in white bowl with wine in glass

Plant-Based Pumpkin Pasta With Walnut Sage Sauce 

This is the best Pumpkin Pasta with a creamy walnut Sage Sauce – rich and flavorful, and great for all seasons. Made with solid pumpkin pack, coconut milk, white wine, sage, black lentils, and walnuts. This pumpkin pasta is creamy and delicious and sure to please!

pumpkin pasta

Pasta Salad With Roasted Pumpkin, Pecans, And Cranberries

This plant-based seasonal pasta salad is made with all kinds of goodies – shaped pasta, roasted pumpkin, apples, pecans, cranberries, red onion, sweet peppers, pepitas, and baby spinach. Roasted Pumpkin Pasta Salad makes a festive main course or side dish.

plated autumn salad with apple, pecans, and pumpkin in background

Autumn Spinach Salad With Roasted Pumpkin

This seasonal roasted pumpkin salad is made with your choice of pumpkin or winter squash, sweetened dried cranberries, apples, pecans, pepitas, and red onion on a bed of baby spinach, tossed in a dijon mustard balsamic dressing.

ladling out the finished pumpkin vodka sauce

Instant Pot Vegan Pumpkin Vodka Sauce, With Cashews And Cauliflower

For a creamy, dairy-free, vodka sauce with the flavor of fall, try my pumpkin pasta sauce, made easy in the Instant Pot. This highly flavored vegan vodka sauce is made with cashews, cauliflower, fire-roasted tomatoes, pumpkin puree, and of course, a little bit of vodka to make it authentic! Serve on top of pasta, roasted veggies, or potatoes for a delicious seasonal vegan main course everyone can enjoy!

pumpkin fries on parchment paper on wire rack with ketchup and mayo with parsley and a small pumpkin on the side

Air Fryer Pumpkin Fries

Air fryer pumpkin fries, are savory-sweet and made crispy in the air fryer with a little oil, a baking “pie” pumpkin, and are seasoned just right with cumin, turmeric, and smoked paprika. Serve with your favorite sauces for a seasonal side dish or festive treat.

fork holding a piece of pumpkin gnocchi

Vegan Pumpkin Gnocchi Made From Scratch

Check back because this recipe is coming soon! Make your own pumpkin-flavored homemade gnocchi and then smother it in a yummy savory buttery sage sauce.

And now for some other special vegan pumpkin recipes

From beverages to seasonings, there is just something fun and special about using pumpkin in your recipes!

jar of pumpkin pie spice against seasonal background of cinnamon sticks, leaves, and whole cloves.

Pumpkin Pie Spice You Can Make At Home

You can make your own pumpkin pie spice with the freshest of ingredients for the freshest spice! Use it in all your recipes calling for this seasonal spice or give it as a fun gift.

pumpkin drink in picture with three filled glasses

Harry Potter Pumpkin Juice

Refreshingly chilled and spicy pumpkin juice – just like Harry Potter and his pals drank! Have you tried the Pumpkin Juice from Diagon Alley in Harry Potter World at Universal Studios? This homemade version of Harry Potter’s favorite Pumpkin juice is simmered on the stovetop and then chilled for an authentic spicy, pumpkiny flavor. Read till the end for some suggestions for an adult version as well.

pumpkin spice creamer in mason jar with glass cup of coffee on the left and yellow napkin and orange pumpkin on the right

Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer, Dairy-Free

This dairy-free pumpkin spice coffee creamer is the real deal with pumpkin puree, coconut milk, your choice of plant milk, and spiced just right with pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon. Add to your morning coffee for that comforting seasonal beverage you’ve been waiting for!

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By on September 22nd, 2022

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6 thoughts on “Vegan Pumpkin Recipes”

  1. What a great collection of recipes! I can’t wait to try some of the others. The Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream was to die for! Thanks for all the delicious recipes!


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