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More Simple Pumpkin Recipes

Updated on October 8, 2007

More Great Pumpkin Recipes

Here are more tasty pumpkin recipes for you to enjoy this season. You can also check out Pumpkin Recipes: Easy & Yummy, to add to your pumpkin recipe collection.

Pumpkin seeds are high in fiber and flavor!

Pumpkin-Pie Muffins

These muffins are so yummy, you'll think you are eating a slice of pumpkin pie...almost.

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  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup sugar (more if you want sweeter, up to 1 cup)

  • 1 cup canned pumpkin

  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 2/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup nuts, chopped (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease muffin tins by spraying with a non-stick spray.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, combine eggs, sugar, pumpkin, applesauce, and water.
  3. In a seperate bowl, mix together dry ingredients.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet mixture, and stir until just blended. If using nut, stir in now.
  5. Fill muffin tins 3/4 full.

  6. Bake 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.

This recipe makes 9-12 muffins.

Pumpkin Pudding Pies

The vanilla soymilk allows you to use less sugar, but still get sweet results. Also, these individual pies are crustless: which means less calories in each serving of these great treats.


  • 14 ounces pumpkin
  • 1 egg & 1 egg white (or egg substitute)
  • 5 ounces lowfat vanilla soymilk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cloves


  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Spray ramekins with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  4. Pour filling into ramekins and bake for 20 minutes.

Pumpkin Mashed "Mock" Potatoes

This is such a simple recipe to prepare: it is hard to believe that it is hard to believe that it is low in calories and fat, but high in fiber.


  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 3 large parsnips
  • 14 ounces pumpkin
  • cinnamon and nutmeg to taste


  1. Boil cauliflower and parsnips until tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. Blend cooked vegetables with other ingredients (beat, mash, or use a hand processor) until smooth.
  3. Enjoy.


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      peachy 4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      i would surely try out your pumpkin muffins and pies. They look and sounds awesome to me. Thanks for sharing 3 great recipes. BTW, where did you get that giant pumpkin?! Malaysia pumpkin is far smaller than that size! Voted up

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      dylan kelly 7 years ago

      i think your website should have ,pure delicouis pumpkin respies more and more of them and add ice cream respies to this website too, love the respie ceif dylan master

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      Kimberley 9 years ago

      When the recipe calls for 14 oz. of pumpkin would that be 1 and 3/4 cup of fresh pumpkin puree? Or do I need to weigh the puree to equal 14 oz in weight? I am confused because I cooked my pumpkins following your directions and I want to make sure I use the right amounts. Also, some of the recipes say to use 1 can of pumkin or 2/3 a can or do I know how much fresh pumpkin puree to use?

      Thanks so much for all your recipes...can't wait to try them now that I have my pumpkin puree.....and seeds!!

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      Wendy Iturrizaga 10 years ago from France

      This year I tried "french fries" made with pumpkins at our pumpkin festival. Not very healthy but certaily delicious!

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      Whitney 10 years ago from Georgia

      Preparing for the holidays? I'm not a big pumpkin fan., but I will admit the recipes sound good.