Our Best Pumpkin and Squash Recipes

Ginger-Squash Soup
Rita Maas
From classic pumpkin pies to soothing squash soups, we've got comfort-food recipes that highlight fall's signature produce.
Lara Robby
Lara Robby

Lattice-Topped Pumpkin Pie

Take ordinary pumpkin pie up a notch with this lattice pattern—it's easier than it looks!

Ann Stratton
Ann Stratton

Pumpkin Surprise Pie

The surprise? Cheesecake layered under pumpkin.

Makes: 12 servings

This recipe for Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie is a deliciously cool sweet treat that will wow even Thanksgiving pie purists. So level-up your classic slice of pumpkin pie by adding chocolate chip and pumpkin ice cream to the mix.

Mark Ferri
Mark Ferri

Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin turns ice cream into an autumnal treat.

Makes: 8 servings

The Naptime Chef, Kelsey Banfield, shows how to make a yummy pumpkin pie with gingersnap crust.

Watch the Naptime Chef Kelsey Banfield make her decadent Pumpkin Chiffon Pie.

Mark Ferri
Mark Ferri

Pumpkin Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska gets a pumpkin-y twist.

Makes: 12 servings

Mark Ferri
Mark Ferri

Pumpkin Chiffon Cheesecake

This fall favorite needs to chill overnight.

Makes: 12 servings

Mark Ferri
Mark Ferri

Caramel-Pumpkin Layered Pie

Sick of ordinary pumpkin pie? Try this unusual version for Thanksgiving.

Makes: 12 servings

Tina Rupp
Tina Rupp

Pumpkin Waffles with Cranberry Honey

Pumpkin adds spicy-sweet flavor to homemade waffles.

Mark Thomas
Mark Thomas

Jack-O Muffins with Cobweb Icing

Having a Halloween party? Serve these so-easy-it's-scary cupcakes.

Thayer Allyson Gowdy
Thayer Allyson Gowdy

Curried Lentils with Butternut Squash

This healthy squash recipe makes a hearty side dish.

Makes: 4 to 6 servings

Joseph DeLeo
Joseph DeLeo

Spaghetti Squash

Sub this healthier side in for the pasta version.

Makes: 6 servings

Brian Hagiwara
Brian Hagiwara

Curried Squash Soup

Warm up from the cold with a bowl of this thick, spicy soup.

Brian Hagiwara
Brian Hagiwara

Roast Stuffed Squash and Fennel

No serving dishes necessary—just use a hollowed-out acorn squash as a bowl.

Makes: 6 servings

Brian Hagiwara
Brian Hagiwara

Spaghetti Squash Primavera

This looks so much like the real spaghetti that your kids might not know the difference.

Brian Hagiwara
Brian Hagiwara

Apple Squash Soup

Two great fall flavors come together in this thick soup.

Makes: 8 servings

Rita Maas
Rita Maas

Ginger Squash Soup

This ginger-based soup is soothing for the stomach.

Makes: 6 servings

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