Sugar and Spice and Everything Pumpkin!

Before you start tossing away all those expired Halloween pumpkins, consider the possibilities. Or should we say pumpkin-bilities? There’s a plethora of recipes, DIY projects, and crafts that you can create with pumpkins. The shell, the seeds, the “meat”… know it or not, pumpkin is a surprisingly versatile squash.

Here we’ve collected our favorites. Delicious food recipes and fun craft ideas, the pumpkin-bilities are endless!

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Pumpkin Butter

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Ummmm… you had us at pumpkin, and then butter. Give this recipe a go, it’s amazing on toast!

Pumpkin Roll

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Hello morning, we’d like to wake up to you everyday with a little help from these guys. Recipe.

Painted Pumpkin Decor

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How sleek is this pumpkin?! Painted pumpkins are extremely popular and the color matte black happens to be too. Simply put, it’s the best of both worlds.

Pumpkin Pancakes

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These delicious pumpkin pancakes are deceivingly healthy because they’re made from whole wheat! Recipe.

Light-up Pumpkins

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This look is extremely elegant yet disarmingly simple. Just fabulous!

Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo

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Super decadent, extremely delicious. Get the recipe here.

Pumpkin Dream Cake

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We think this title captures this cake’s essence perfectly… it’s a dream!! So don’t wake us up! Recipe.

Neon Dipped Pumpkins

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How retro! These neon dipped pumpkins are decorative year-round and super fun to create! Here’s how.


Got any fun pumpkin ideas of your own? Tell us about it!