Fall is upon us and you know what that means — time for pumpkin everything! If you find yourself craving a bit more time in your kitchen as the weather cools and the days get shorter, we’ve got just what you need to bring the warm, cozy (slightly healthier) tastes of fall into your home! Add these five pumpkin recipes to your fall favorites, and don’t forget to follow us on Pinterest for even more kitchen inspirations. Happy cooking!

1. Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

From Sally’s Baking Addiction

There’s nothing quite like warm, fresh-from-the-oven oatmeal cookies when fall rolls around. What makes these seasonal treats even tastier? Pumpkin, of course! This particular recipe lists three different variations of the same recipe, that way you can test and try out a few different cookie combos. For easy step-by-step instructions (and delectable photos along the way), click here!

2. Creamy Pumpkin Soup

From The Comfort of Cooking

This savory soup is just what you and your family need to balance out all the sweet baking you’ll be doing this fall! Talk about a versatile recipe — this soup is the perfect dinner solution, especially once temperatures start to drop. Make a batch and top it with extras for a complete meal, or make it as a side dish to complement your main course at a dinner party. For the recipe details, click here!

3. Pumpkin Spice Granola

From Joyful Healthy Eats

Homemade granola is easy to make and healthy to eat! This pumpkin-spice version is the perfect topping for granola, fruit, and really anything else you can think of! Double your batch so that you can keep some for yourself, and then give away the rest to friends and neighbors as a Happy Fall treat. Read the full recipe, here!

4. Roasted Pumpkin Seed Hummus

From Half Baked Harvest

Try this hummus and we know you’ll be finding reasons to make it all season long! From crackers and pita bread to sandwich spreads and salad toppers, this roasted pumpkin seed hummus goes with just about anything. The recipe uses simple, wholesome ingredients and is easy to follow. Details here!

5. Pumpkin Waffles

From No. 2 Pencil

This is one the kids will love! Saturday morning breakfast just got a hundred times better with these pumpkin waffles. Check out the step-by-step instructions here along with tips for keeping your waffles crispy (never soggy!) when serving for a crowd — perfect for when your kids want to host a fall slumber party!

What are you excited to cook up in the kitchen this fall? Share your favorite fall recipe with us on Facebook! We’d love to try it out ourselves. 🙂