20 sweet and savoury gluten-free pumpkin recipes to try this autumn

It’s finally pumpkin season! As autumn arrives, make use of the season’s trendiest ingredient with this list of 20 gluten-free pumpkin recipes. Whether you’re craving a sweet or savoury treat, or even if you just want a quick seasonal drink, this list has something for you.


Gluten-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie by Gluten-Free Palate

Spiced and filled with pumpkin and chocolate chips, this skillet cookie promises a delicious seasonal treat as well as a kitchen that smells divine! There are dairy free options, too.

gluten-free pumpkin cookie

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oat Bars (vegan and gluten-free) by Ambitious Kitchen

Can you believe that these gooey chocolate chip bars are healthy? At only 128 calories per bar, they’re perfect for breakfasts or snacks and surprisingly guilt-free as well!

gluten-free pumpkin choc chip bars

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream with Coconut Cream & Roasted Almonds by A Tasty Love Story

This pumpkin pie ice cream seeks to emulate all parts of the pumpkin pie – even the base! With crunchy toppings for the sweet, creamy dessert, it feels a lot more substantial than a simple bowl of ice cream.

gluten-free pumpkin ice cream

Classic Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie (or Sweet Potato Pie) by Gluten Free on a Shoestring

Brighten up your holiday table with a traditional pumpkin pie! Rich and lightly spiced, with an elegant custard filling, it’s a homely dessert that can be taken to the next level with a smattering of whipped cream.

gluten-free pumpkin pie

The Best Gluten-Free Pumpkin Roll Recipe by Ask Chef Dennis

The sponge in this recipe rolls up nicely, reducing the risk of cracks or breakages. The rolls are great with coffee on a cold afternoon, and (literally) spice up any autumnal afternoon tea.

gluten-free pumpkin roll

Gluten-Free Baked Pumpkin Pudding by Only Gluten-Free Recipes

This pudding looks delicious served in small glass jars and topped with cream, coconut ice and/or fresh berries. Remember to chill them before serving for a quick, easy and very effective dessert.

gluten-free pumpkin pudding

Easy Gluten-Free Pumpkin Doughnuts by Seasonal Cravings

Soft, sweet and packed with flavour, these simple doughnuts are the perfect bakes to take to parties, gatherings and events. They are deep fried to give them a light, fluffy texture, and you can’t tell that they’re gluten-free!

gluten-free pumpkin doughnuts

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cupcakes by The Gourmet Gourmand

Everyone loves a cupcake! These ones are super cute with their little piped pumpkins. The recipe is full of useful tips with gluten-free flour too, so you won’t regret having a look.

gluten-free pumpkin cupcakes


Pumpkin quinoa Patties by Wendy Polisi

Full of pumpkin, goat cheese and garlic, these gorgeous patties are both healthy and delicious. Interestingly, using the pumpkin reduces the number of eggs and calories in this recipe. We definitely want to try it out!

gluten-free pumpkin quinoa patties

Black Bean Pumpkin Tamale Pie by Boulder Locavore

Looking for some comfort food? This tamale pie is made with beef, onion, black beans, corn, pumpkin, green chilies and earthy spices, toppe with cornbread and cheese and served with salsa, sour cream or fresh tomatoes. Yum.

gluten-free pumpkin tamale pie

Vegan Pumpkin Pasta with Sage (Gluten-Free) by Avocado Pesto

Whip up a quick meal this season with this rich, velvety pumpkin pasta. The sauce is made with garlic and sage and the whole thing is ready in under half an hour. It’s tasty, quick and filling.

gluten-free pumpkin pasta

Slow Cooker Pumpkin, Chickpea and Red Lentil Curry by Kitchen Treaty

For those reading this who haven’t yet made up their minds about pumpkin, this curry recipe is great – you cannot overly taste the pumpkin, and it’s a warming, hearty dish.

gluten-free pumpkin curry

Thai Spiced Pumpkin Soup by The Roasted Root

It takes an hour to make this soup, so we definitely recommend making too much and warming over the leftovers the next day. Such a warming soup, topped with fresh cracked pepper and goat cheese, will have you wanting more for sure!

gluten-free pumpkin Thai soup

Easy Rosemary Paleo Pumpkin Bread by Cotter Crunch

People often don’t realise that pumpkin goes really well with rosemary and other savoury ingredients, but this bread is proof! It’s a great accompaniment to soups and chilis, but also tastes great on its own.

gluten-free vegan rosemary bread

Gluten Free Savoury Muffins with Roast Pumpkin & Rosemary by Kelly Gibney

Filled with cubes of roasted pumpkin, these savoury muffins taste as delicious as they look! They’re free from gluten, grains and sugar, too. We think they’d be perfect in packed lunches.

gluten-free pumpkin savoury muffins


Pumpkin Pie Smoothie by Hummusapien

This smoothie is naturally sweetened with bananas and dates, and is filled with fibre and Vitamin A. It tastes just like pumpkin pie, and with all of its health benefits it’s hard not to love it!

gluten-free pumpkin smoothie

Sugar Free Pumpkin Spice Latte (Gluten-Free, Paleo and Vegan) by A Clean Bake

Fancy the PSL everyone’s talking about? Why not make your own? This one only takes a few minutes and is sugar-free too (so a lot healthier than many store-bought PSLs).

gluten-free pumpkin sugar-free latte

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Smoothie (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Paleo) by North South Blonde

Another healthier option for you! We love the colour of this smoothie, and the sprinkling of cinnamon on the top. The recipe recommends enjoying one as a breakfast snack or after a workout.

healthy gluten-free pumpkin spice smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie by Minimalist Baker

There is pumpkin in this recipe, we promise! If you want a healthy smoothie that looks as healthy as it is, this one’s vibrant green colour will probably appeal. It’s another one that’s great for a post-workout beverage.

green gluten-free pumpkin smoothie

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Martini ­ – Gluten-Free and Refined Sugar Free by Tasty Yummies

We had to put a cocktail in here somewhere! This GF pumpkin pie martini brings together the spices of autumn, a couple of syrups, some coconut milk, pumpkin puree and a splash of vodka. A delicious excuse for a new cocktail recipe.

gluten-free pumpkin cocktail