If you’re looking for some healthy pumpkin recipes for fall desserts that aren’t just pumpkin pie, then you’re going to love this round-up of puddings, cookies, muffins, donuts, and ice cream. Find gluten-free, paleo, and vegan options to satisfy everyone!

Pumpkin Recipes

For any of the following recipes, I always recommend using canned organic pumpkin puree that is free from any other ingredients. This is my favorite brand of pumpkin puree. And, I also recommend using this Pumpkin Pie Spice blend.

1. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pie Pudding

This dairy-free Pumpkin Pie Pudding is so simple to make, but is decadent enough to serve on your holiday table! This healthy dessert is essentially the texture and flavor of the inside of a pumpkin pie, but without the crust.

two bowls of pumpkin pie pudding

2. Gluten-Free & Vegan Pumpkin Spice Baked Donuts

Calling all pumpkin spice lovers! These Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Baked Donuts are a healthy and delicious way to celebrate all things fall. This is one of my favorite gluten free pumpkin desserts.

plates with donuts

3. Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding 

You’re going to love this Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding that is made with coconut milk. It’s a healthy and delicious breakfast or snack. 

vegan pumpkin spice chia pudding on a white plate

4. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Scones

With the fall season comes everything pumpkin spice flavored! I think you’re going to love this recipe for Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Scones. This dessert has a drizzle of pumpkin spice glaze that is so delicious and perfect for autumn.

two gluten free scones on a plate

5. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Dip (Date-Sweetened)

This Dairy-Free Pumpkin Dip is a healthy and delicious way to enjoy the flavors of the fall season. Serve this sweet, dairy-free dip with fruit, veggies, or pretzels at your next party.

pumpkin dip with a fresh strawberry

6. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins (Gluten-Free)

These delicious Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins are gluten-free and dairy-free, and a great way to enjoy pumpkin spice season. Serve this healthy pumpkin recipe as a healthy dessert or snack.

Pumpkin chocolate chip muffins on a white plate

7. Best Vegan Pumpkin Ice Cream

This creamy Vegan Pumpkin Ice Cream uses coconut milk as the base, so it’s completely dairy-free and delicious! You’ll love this recipe at any time of the year.

vegan pumpkin ice cream in glass parfaits

8. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

These Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are easy to make, and are a delicious seasonal treat. This recipe is dairy-free, paleo, gluten-free, and gluten-free.

plate with pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

9. Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

These vegan, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly Pumpkin Pie Bites are great for a seasonal, healthy treat. 

pumpkin spice energy bites with cinnamon sticks

Bonus Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Coffee

Jazz up your morning ground coffee with a sprinkling of pumpkin pie spice. You’ll feel warmed and energized to start the day.


I hope you love this round-up of delicious pumpkin recipes. There are so many great desserts you can make outside of pumpkin pie. Enjoy!