If there is one flavor that reigns supreme during the fall months, it’s got to be pumpkin pie spice. Pumpkin Pie Spice is a blend of ground spices, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg, and used in so many pumpkin-inspired foods. It’s namesake has us turn to the famous pumpkin pie, but after a few teaspoons are used up—what else can you do with the rest of the container? Read on for more pumpkin pie spice inspired recipes and fall-flavored ideas!
Note: You can make your own pumpkin pie spice by mixing 4 teaspoons cinnamon, 2 teaspoons ground ginger, 2 teaspoons ground cloves, and 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg. Double or triple the basic recipe and store for up to 6 months.
Forget the grande, make this classic latte at home! Inspired by everyone’s favorite coffee shop, this Pumpkin Spice Latte is all the flavor without the price tag. Make your own specialty drink at home to enjoy fall all the time! Get the recipe.
Forget the roll; babka is like a cinnamon roll in loaf form—yes, please! Swirled with sweet pumpkin pie spice filling and tangy cranberries, this Pumpkin Spice and Cranberry Babka is calling your name. Notes: Substitute 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice for the ground cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Add a pinch of cardamom as recipe instructs. Get the recipe.
Every fall table should have a bowl of spiced nuts on it at all times, and these Pumpkin Spice Candied Nuts are no exception. Crunchy, sweet, and delicately spiced—these nuts bring all the flavors of fall into one crunchy package. Get the recipe.
More breakfast—yes please! Sprinkle pumpkin pie spice into your regular waffle batter for a supremely spiced morning. Extra points for pumpkin flavored syrup drizzled on top! Get the recipe.
Pumpkin spice isn’t just for sweets—the spice blend brings winter squash to its ultimate height of flavor in this roasted butternut squash soup. It’s totally ideal for dipping chunks of hearty bread and you will never miss any dairy in this ultra-creamy dish. Get the recipe.
It’s time to turn on your favorite horror movie (or maybe keep it G-rated with Hocus Pocus) and much on fall’s favorite snack: Pumpkin Spice Popcorn. It’s time to get comfy with a bowl, drizzled with decadent white chocolate and sprinkled with pumpkin pie spices! Get the recipe.
Fresh pecans, hearty pumpkin seeds, and a generous pinch of salt turn regular ol’ oats into a warm and cozy breakfast or snack! Feel free to switch up the nuts to your preference, or omit altogether. Get the recipe.
Skip the tube—these cinnamon rolls, swirled with delicious pumpkin pie spice and brown sugar filling, would be perfect for your fall-themed brunch! Top with rich and tangy cream cheese frosting for extra decadence. Get the recipe.
Jazz up ordinary pretzels by tossing in honey and pumpkin pie spice for the ultimate fall-flavored snack. Package these pretzels up as gifts, or keep in an airtight container for up to one week. Notes: Substitute spices for 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice. Get the recipe.
Toss chickpeas in pumpkin pie spice for a savory take on a fall snack. These toasty and roasted legumes would be perfect for a girl’s night in, or packed in a lunchbox. Get the recipe.
Pumpkin Pie Spice is totally applicable to dinnertime! Spice and spicy flavors balance perfectly in this slow cooker chili recipe. The pumpkin puree makes a super smooth texture and the pumpkin pie spice definitely contributes a rich depth of flavor. Get the recipe.
Every Instagrammer’s favorite things include Pumpkin Spice and Tacos! If you put the two together, you get these incredible Pumpkin Pie Spice Pork Tacos with Creamy Chipotle Slaw. Get the recipe.
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