Pumpkin Spice Recipes - 'tis the Season!

It’s that time again! The enticing season of everything pumpkin – and when I say everything I mean from candles to pumpkin oatmeal cookies. As a fall season enthusiast and an incredibly amateur baker, I’ve been searching for easy to make recipes to try in the next month. The beauty of these recipes is that they are easy to follow and that they will fulfill your cravings this season. 

I have compiled below three low-calorie and easy pumpkin recipes, these I chose to avoid the sugar crashes after the dessert. Hope you enjoy them!


Healthy Pumpkin Cheesecakes by The Clean Eating Couple

What you need (from the website, for further instructions click above)

  • almond flour
  • neufchatel cream cheese
  • greek yogurt
  • vanilla extract
  • brown sugar
  • cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg
  • pumpkin puree
  • maple syrup
  • melted butter

How you do it (as instructed by The Clean Eating Couple, for further details click above)

  • Mix together your crust.
  • Once your crust has combined, press into silicone muffin liners and bake until golden brown.
  • As crusts are baking – whip together filling until it is smooth and creamy.
  • Scoop the filling into the baked crusts
  • Place in the refrigerator for 6-8 hours until chilled.
  • When the cheesecakes have chilled, sprinkle with cinnamon on top and serve.


Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew Coffee by All The Healthy Things

What you need (from the website, for further instructions click above)

  • 4 ounces strongly brewed cold brew coffee
  • 4 ounces milk of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon pure pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin spice 

How you do it (as instructed by All The Healthy Things, for further details click above) 

  • Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until frothy and creamy
  • Pour the drink over ice, top with a sprinkle of additional pumpkin pie spice


Low Fat Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies by Food.

What you need (from the website, for further instructions click above)

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 egg whites, whipped
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon clove
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup raisins 

How you do it (as instructed by Food.com, for further details click above)

  • Spray baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl combine pumpkin and egg whites.
  • In a separate bowl combine sugar, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, oats, and raisins. (Batter will be very dry at first.)
  • Mix ingredients together just until moistened.
  • Drop cookies by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet, 2" apart.
  • You can leave the cookies in the shape of a ball (the baked cookie will still be a ball) or flatten them out with the bottom of a glass before baking.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.


Happy pumpkin season!


Photo credit by: The Clean Eating Couple


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