55 Gluten Free Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Fall

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Pumpkin season! It’s one of my favorite times of year. Here is a BIG list of a bunch of tasty gluten free pumpkin recipes to make the most of the season.

Pumpkin season! It's one of my favorite times of year. Here is a BIG list of a bunch of tasty gluten free pumpkin recipes to make the most of the season.

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Recipes

While it’s true that I will make a good pumpkin recipe any time of year and that I always keep pumpkin on hand, I specifically love to make pumpkin recipes in the fall.

There’s just something about this amazing harvest time fruit that puts me in the right mood for fall. And I have to say, I love just about any pumpkin recipe that I’ve tried!

I thought it would be fun today to create a BIG list of gluten free pumpkin recipes that we could save to enjoy throughout the season (and the rest of the year!). I’ve separated everything into categories so you can easily find the type of pumpkin recipe that you might be looking for.

Let’s dig in!

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Breakfast Recipes

With pumpkin, herbs, spices and coconut milk this pumpkin rice is a popular Jamaican dish that is also perfect for the fall.

Pumpkin Rice

Pumpkin is such a versatile ingredient and can be used in a variety of ways. And while you might not have every thought of making pumpkin rice, it’s a great way too add some fall-inspired flavors into a side dish that tastes so much better than plain rice.

Pumpkin Spice Granola

Pumpkin Spice Granola

Make a batch of homemade pumpkin spice granola! This crunchy pumpkin pie flavored fall treat is allergen-free! (No gluten, grains, dairy, or egg.)

Close up of Vegan Pumpkin Risotto

Vegan Pumpkin Risotto

This creamy and cozy one-pot is the ultimate comfort meal, but still healthy and family friendly. This 20 minute dish is sure to be a favorite entree, but also makes a fabulous side. Bonus points: it’s great for a holiday meal or just a quick weeknight favorite.

Oatmeal Pumpkin Dutch Baby Pancake with maple syrup

Oatmeal Pumpkin Dutch Baby Pancake

This Oatmeal Pumpkin Dutch Baby Pancake is a big, puffed up gluten free pancake that tastes like a slice of pumpkin pie. The batter comes together in no time at all, and since it’s baked in the oven, it could not be any easier.

Overhead shot of pumpkin oatmeal muffin in a muffin tin

Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins

Pumpkin oatmeal muffins are the perfect healthy gluten-free breakfast that can be prepared in under 30 minutes. You’ll crave them on Saturday mornings in the fall or any season for that matter.

Gluten free chocolate chip pumpkin bread sliced on a white surface with mini pumpkins in the background.

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

This gluten free chocolate chip pumpkin bread recipe is super simple to make and results in a delicious soft moist pumpkin loaf full of all those irresistible fall flavors. No special kitchen equipment or fancy baking skills are required its that easy.

Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes

Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes

Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes are the perfect autumn breakfast treat. Full of fall pumpkin spice flavour but free from gluten, eggs, dairy, top 8 allergens and vegan. These Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes hit the spot for our pumpkin cravings.

delicious and healthy, fall-inspired breakfast meal - slow cooker pumpkin-spiced baked oatmeal.

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spiced Baked Oatmeal

Looking for a delicious and healthy, fall-inspired breakfast? Your family will love this slow cooker pumpkin spiced baked oatmeal.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Breakfast Bars {Gluten, Dairy and Egg Free} on a plate

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Breakfast Bars {Gluten, Dairy and Egg Free}

Not sure what to do with leftover pumpkin puree? These pumpkin chocolate chip breakfast bars are simple, healthful and the perfect way to start the day!

This easy Pumpkin Zucchini Bread recipe is perfect for fall! It's full of delicious pumpkin spice flavor and a great way to use up the last of the zucchini from your summer garden! #pumpkinrecipes #zucchinirecipes #pumpkinzucchini #breadrecipes #quickbreadrecipe

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread Recipe

As fall starts, I love to start making anything with pumpkin. For me, it’s one of the best parts of the cooling days…all the yummy baked pumpkin goods. I love my home filled with the smell of pumpkin pie spice. Is there a more warming and happy smell? This Pumpkin Zucchini Bread recipe has just that!

From Scratch Pumpkin Doughnut Holes on a bowl

From Scratch Pumpkin Doughnut Holes

Looking for a perfectly “fall” breakfast? Our family loves this incredibly simple recipe for Pumpkin Doughnut Holes!

Grain-free pumpkin waffles sitting on a marble counter top on grey plates. There are four different plates and three of them have a dollop of fresh whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon on them.

The BEST Grain-free Pumpkin Waffles

It’s pumpkin season, and that means it’s time to whip out the lightest, fluffiest, and perfectly crisp; the BEST Grain-free Pumpkin Waffles!

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Savory Recipes

Thai Pumpkin Soup

Our Thai Pumpkin Soup is a rich, creamy soup with tons of flavors and just a touch of spice from the Thai Chili Paste.  Fall has arrived and it is soup season. This easy pumpkin soup has a nice spiciness to it which is well balanced with a creamy coconut deliciousness.

a bowl of roast pumpkin soup with a slice of buttered toast on the edge of the bowl ready to dip in to the soup

Easy Roast Pumpkin Soup

This easy 5 ingredient roast pumpkin soup takes just 10 minutes to prepare. Chop, drizzle, then let the oven do most of the work before you puree it to a silky smooth soup and dive in with a spoon!

Close up image of Crustless Simple Pumpkin Pie

Crustless Simple Pumpkin Pie Recipe

This Crustless Pumpkin Pie Recipe is the perfect fall recipe. It’s simple, delicious and gluten free, so everyone around your table can enjoy a slice (or two!)

This chipotle beef pumpkin chili takes chili to a whole new level with its subtle sweetness and smoky heat for a fall dish that is sure to become this season's favorite slow cooker chili recipe.

Slow Cooker Chipotle Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin chili is the epitome of fall foods, combining a classic cold weather comfort food with the sweet and earthy flavor of pumpkin. This chipotle beef pumpkin chili takes chili to a whole new level with its subtle sweetness and smoky heat for a fall dish that is sure to become this season’s favorite slow cooker chili recipe.

A portion of baked pumpkin rice casserole served on a black plate.

Savory Pumpkin Rice Casserole

This savory pumpkin rice casserole is made with leftover rice and a lot of delicious ingredients that create layers of flavors and textures in the dish. It’s a great vegetarian recipe for holidays and family dinners.

Bowl of pumpkin hummus garnished with pumpkin seeds and spices on a platter of celery, carrots, sugar snap peas, and crackers.

Homemade Pumpkin Hummus

Savory Pumpkin Hummus is easy to make in minutes with only 7 ingredients and a food processor. Canned pumpkin puree imparts a subtle fall flavor and extra creamy texture. It’s a delicious alternative to store-bought hummus.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip Recipe easy dip appetizer for parties potlucks pumpkin spice

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip Recipe

As crisp breeze of autumn begins to unfurl, there’s nothing more enticing than diving into a velvety smooth bowl of pumpkin cream cheese dip. If the mere though of such a tantalizing fall treats sparks a desire in your heart, you’re in the right place.

Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Wedges

The Best Roasted Pumpkin Recipe (Spicy Wedges)

Perfectly roasted pumpkin: an easy, versatile recipe for roasting pumpkin, you can enjoy the spicy wedges with yogurt dip or as a side dish.

Salad on two plates ready to serve.

Roast Beetroot and Pumpkin Salad with Chickpeas

This Roast Beetroot and Pumpkin salad with chickpeas is a total crowd pleaser. Sweet butternut squash (pumpkin), with earthy sweet beets, combined with a tangy dressing and some vegan feta is a winning combination that everyone seems to love. I’ve served various versions of this over the years, at all kinds of parties and gatherings. And there is never ever any left over.

pumpkin salad in a white plate with fork

Pumpkin Salad (with Feta and Walnuts)

A mouthwatering sweet balsamic-honey dressing is drizzled on top of this delicious roasted pumpkin salad with feta and walnuts. A delicious hearty salad with wonderful Fall flavors!

pumpkin risotto served in a bowl

Pumpkin Risotto (or Risotto Alla Zucca)

Pumpkin Risotto (or Risotto Alla Zucca) is a creamy, comforting, and extremely delicious autumn dish made with arborio rice, pumpkin, Homemade Vegetable Stock, and parmesan cheese. This classic Italian risotto dish is perfect for entertaining: it is elegant, easy to make, and ready in just 40 minutes!

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

Close up of a pumpkin pie protein shake with a glass straw. The protein shake is sitting on a wooden cutting board and is next to an orange napkin and pumpkins.

Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

A creamy pumpkin protein shake is great for pre- or post-workout, as a snack, or for a quick breakfast to go! Made with clean ingredients, this plant based protein shake is healthy and delicious.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse. This is a no-sugar-added creamy pumpkin mousse is the perfect no-bake pumpkin dessert

Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

This Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse is made with pumpkin puree, cream cheese, sweetened with 100% real maple syrup, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla, and cream. It is velvety smooth and melts in your mouth.

Best Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe (Better Than Starbucks)

Best Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe (Better Than Starbucks)

Craving a pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks? No need to leave the house! Save yourself time & money by making an even better homemade version in about 10 minutes on your stovetop. It’s super easy. No espresso machine needed & it’s simple to make swaps or substitutions. This is my favorite hot drink to make during the autumn months because it’s cozy, creamy, slightly sweet & chock full of fragrant warm spices.

Pumpkin fritters and glaze

Pumpkin Fritters

These Pumpkin Fritters are golden brown, sweet, deep fried, and a favorite for fall and pumpkin spice lovers! They’re super easy to make and perfect for parties, brunch, or a pumpkin-filled dessert! This is a sweet pumpkin fritters recipe as each pastry is covered in a sticky-sweet pumpkin spice cream cheese glaze.

Gluten free pumpkin muffins

Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

Are you looking for a delicious fall treat that’s full of festive flavors and won’t compromise your gluten free diet? Look no further than gluten free pumpkin muffins – a seasonal delight that won’t disappoint! Not only are these muffins naturally gluten free, but they also offer the comforting flavor of pumpkin, warm spices and maple syrup, creating an unforgettable taste you won’t be able to resist. Get ready to learn how to make the most flavorful, moist and delicious gluten free pumpkin muffins! So, grab your apron and let’s get baking!

A close up of a pumpkin protein balls

Pumpkin Protein Balls

Pumpkin Protein Balls – Get your pumpkin fix and fuel up with these delicious and healthy Pumpkin Protein Balls! It’s the healthy no-bake snack version of a cookie made with pumpkin puree, protein powder, natural sweetener, and wholesome ingredients. Pumpkin Energy Balls are vegan and gluten-free, and they come together in 10 minutes; enjoy them as a quick and healthy snack anytime you need a boost!

Gluten-free Pumpkin Cheesecake on a white board with forks and pumpkins

Gluten-free Pumpkin Cheesecake

This gluten-free pumpkin cheesecake has a super creamy texture with just the right amount of pumpkin pie spice! The crust is also super quick and easy to make and uses just basic ingredients.

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie with frosting

Egg Free Pumpkin Chiffon Pie – Vegan, GF/DF/EF, Top 8 Free

The perfect egg free pumpkin chiffon pie is an amazing vegan pie to wow guests at all your next holiday gathering. It is gluten free, egg free, dairy free, and top 8 allergen free yet light as air.

A bowl of edible pumpkin cookie dough with chocolate chips and a spoon in it.

Edible Pumpkin Cookie Dough

This is the best edible pumpkin cookie dough recipe! This egg-free cookie dough is so easy to make and is ready in just a few minutes. It is made with canned pumpkin, sweetened with coconut sugar and loaded with chocolate chips! It’s the perfect healthy, no bake, dessert.

pumpkin bars in rows on marble slab

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars

These gluten-free pumpkin bars feature a soft, spiced pumpkin sheet cake topped with a fluffy cream cheese frosting. They make the perfect gluten-free fall dessert!

Several Pumpkin Donuts sit on a baking tray spaced apart.

Baked Pumpkin Donuts

Soft cakey pumpkin donut base topped with brown sugar icing and a maple glaze make up these amazing Baked Pumpkin Donuts. Each bite is sweet and delicious you’d never even know they’re gluten free, nut free, egg free and easily vegan! The most perfect treat for autumn or any time of the year!

Plate of pumpkin balls and one in front of the plate with a bite taken out of it.

No Bake Pumpkin Balls

No Bake Pumpkin Balls are easy to make in 15 minutes with oats, peanut butter, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, and mini chocolate chips. Sweetened with pure maple syrup instead of refined sugar, they are the perfect treat or dessert any time of the day.

Other Gluten-Free Pumpkin Recipes

a chocolate chip pumpkin bread with one slice cut off, small pumpkins cinnamon sticks, chocolate chips and almond flour around it to decorate

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread (Gluten Free, Paleo, Vegan)

This Almond flour pumpkin bread is a favorite fall recipe packed with cinnamon and chocolate chips. This pumpkin bread only takes minutes to make. It is so delicious and moist that nobody will notice it is gluten free, paleo and vegan.

4 gluten free pumpkin bread rolls on a white plate with thyme and gray napkin

Gluten Free Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

Once fall comes my mindset instantly goes “pumpkin!” and these gluten free pumpkin dinner rolls really fit this craving. (honestly though, who am I kidding… I eat pumpkin all year around!

This easy low carb pumpkin recipe is savory, hearty, and flavorful making it the perfect addition to a holiday meal.

A stack of gluten free pumpkin oatmeal cookies with one cookie leaning on the side of the stack.
Chewy Gluten-Free Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies With Walnuts and Raisins

Looking for the perfect fall cookie? You’ve found it with these chewy gluten-free pumpkin oatmeal cookies! These easy to make cookies feature the fall flavors of real pumpkin and warm spices. They’re made with brown butter for an extra deep nutty flavor. These oatmeal pumpkin cookies with whole grains, raisins, and walnuts are sure to satisfy your cravings!

Three slices of bread stacked tall on a ceramic plate.

Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

This Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting is a moist pumpkin bread that is topped with a delicious cream cheese frosting. It’s the perfect blend of spice and sweetness, with a mild tang from the cream cheese. If that wasn’t enough, it’s of course gluten free, nut free, eggless and can easily be vegan with a few adjustments!

Drying Pumpkin Seeds & Making Flavored Pumpkin Seeds

Drying Pumpkin Seeds & Making Flavored Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkins are in abundance in the fall and drying pumpkin seeds can be a great way to make the most of these yummy treats! Here are some pumpkin seed recipes for various flavors as well.

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin Pie Spice {and a Pumpkin Recipe Round-Up}

It’s easy to make your own homemade pumpkin pie spice blend! This post includes a simple recipe to mix up your own pumpkin pie spice for fall cooking.


Oat Flour Pumpkin Muffins {Gluten, Dairy, Egg Free} at Grain Mill Wagon!

One of my favorite tastes of the holiday season is pumpkin. I know some see this vegetable as solely for fall, but I could enjoy this flavor year round. And, to me, no Thanksgiving or Christmas meal is complete without at least one pumpkin dish.

This Easy Pumpkin Cookies Recipe is the perfect fall treat! Topped with creamy maple frosting and so delicious, you're family will love them! #easycookierecipe #pumpkinrecipes #fallbaking #pumpkincookies

Easy Pumpkin Cookies

This Easy Pumpkin Cookies Recipe is the perfect fall treat! Topped with creamy maple frosting and so delicious, you’re family will love them!

Easy Pumpkin Bread

Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Looking for a deliciously easy and moist Bread recipe to make this fall? This Easy Pumpkin Bread recipe is going to be your new favorite!

Pumpkin Cake Muffins

Pumpkin Cake Muffins Recipe

This Pumpkin Cake Muffins recipe is so good and easy. It is great because you can use pumpkin or any squash that you may have on hand. You can also make this into a cake or muffins or put in loaf pans. So easy and versatile!!

slices of Easy Paleo Pumpkin Blondies

Easy Paleo Pumpkin Blondies

These Easy Paleo Pumpkin Blondies use minimal ingredients and make the perfect fall treat! Grain free, gluten free, dairy free, and refined sugar free.

Need a fruit and veggie filled treat for fall that your kids will love? You need to give this simple and delicious Pumpkin Bites Recipe a try! #pumpkinbites #bitesizedsnack #pumpkinrecipes #glutenfree #allergenfriendly

Fruit Filled Pumpkin Bites Recipe

Need a fruit and veggie filled treat for fall that your kids will love? You need to give this simple and delicious Pumpkin Bites Recipe a try!

Fudge Brownies

Easy Chocolate Brownie Recipe – Grain Free Dairy Free

Don’t worry, I don’t have any intention of making this a big long blog post about my past and how this recipe is so meaningful to me…. Sure there are some blog recipes where that makes sense. But this recipe is neither meaningful nor a family recipe…it’s just yummy.

Gluten Free Pumpkin pancakes stacked on a white plate with raspberries on top next to orange pumpkins on a orange and blue striped napkin | The Radiant Root

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Spice up your pancakes with pumpkin this fall. Make your weekend breakfast more nutritious with a dash of pumpkin this season. Learn how to make these gluten-free pumpkin pancakes in the recipe below.

pumpkin banana muffins with chocolate chips on top.

Pumpkin Banana Muffins

These pumpkin banana muffins are moist, tall, and taste like fall! With mashed banana, pumpkin purée, and warm spices, these cozy muffins are the perfect fall snack. They freeze well for later and can be made gluten-free and dairy-free.

close up of a pumpkin scone on a plate

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Scones (Starbucks Copycat)

These Starbucks-inspired gluten-free pumpkin scones taste just like the treat you remember, without the gluten and dairy! Warm, spicy, and cozy, these gluten-free, dairy-free pumpkin scones are sure to be a fall favourite.

close up of pumpkin tiramisu with a bite on a fork

Pumpkin Spice Tiramisu (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

The perfect combination of a pumpkin spice latte with your favourite Italian dessert, this gluten-free and dairy-free pumpkin spice tiramisu is creamy, rich, and delicious—all without the gluten and dairy.

Several shallow white ramekins filled with pumpkin creme brulee, with a spoon digging into one of the custards.

Pumpkin Creme Brulee

This Pumpkin Creme Brulee is sugar, pumpkin spice and everything nice. Perfect for Thanksgiving or any fall gathering, this make ahead dessert is rich, creamy and delicious. 

Pumpkin Apple Harvest Muffins (Easy & Healthy Fall Recipe)

Pumpkin Apple Harvest Muffins

An easy recipe for Pumpkin Apple Muffins that are incredibly moist, fragrant, and made with simple (yet healthy) ingredients like pumpkin puree, fresh apple chunks, oats, dried cranberries, pumpkin pie spice & cinnamon. Bake a batch in less than 30 minutes to make your home smell super cozy & give your family a slightly sweet treat to celebrate the fall season. (Gluten-Free & Vegan Option)

Easy Maple Pumpkin Butter Recipe

Easy Maple Pumpkin Butter

An easy recipe for homemade pumpkin butter sweetened with maple syrup. Make this creamy, thick, and fragrant “butter” on your stovetop in about 30 minutes using simple pantry ingredients & canned pumpkin puree (no apple juice needed). Use it as a spread on your favorite fall breakfast foods (pancakes, waffles, scones, biscuits, muffins, or toast), serve it as a dip with sliced fruit, or stir it into oatmeal or yogurt for a healthy snack! (gluten-free, paleo & vegan)


Mini keto pumpkin pie spice pond cake with whey and cream cheese icing lifted on hand.

Pumpkin Pie Spice Mini Pound Cakes

The perfect fall keto recipe, these beautiful keto baby pumpkin pound cakes are really nutritious and satisfying: full of good fats from grass-fed butter and extra egg yolks, and all the protein you could ask for, thanks to the whey protein in the cream cheese icing and the lupin flour.

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This post on Gluten Free Pumpkin Recipes was originally published on Little House Living in August 2023.

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