Everywhere you turn, there's some kind of pumpkin spice creation flagging down your attention. Some are completely outlandish (can I say pumpkin spice grilled cheese?) while others are downright addictive. As overwhelming as all of the PS options are, it's clear that we Texans can't get enough of the stuff.
Ready to try your hand at some pumpkin spice baking? Here are a handful of recipes you can try at home while you're embracing the slightly cooler weather we call "fall."
Easy Pumpkin Spice Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting
Popular recipe creator Averie has concocted a soft, springy cake that's bursting with pumpkin flavor. Add a dollop of cream cheese frosting and you've got yourself a dessert even pumpkin haters can't resist. Her simple recipe only requires one bowl and bakes in under an hour, so it's an easy dish to whip up even on busy days.
Soft and Chewy Pumpkin Spice Cookies
These scrumptious cookies are about as autumnal as baked goods can get. Filled with pumpkin and vanilla flavor, then covered in a dusting of cinnamon sugar, they're a wonderful mashup of snickerdoodles and all things pumpkin. Fiona's recipe on Just So Tasty is relatively easy to follow and takes roughly 20 minutes to prepare, so there's really no excuse for not giving these tasty treats a try.
Pumpkin Spice Waffles
Who doesn't want to start off their morning with some warm pumpkin spice waffles? Julie at Lovely Little Kitchen can show you how to do just that. Follow her step-by-step guide to a breakfast that's perfectly pumpkin. Serve with butter, syrup, whipped cream, and cinnamon to really spice things up.
Easy Pumpkin Spice Pecan Fudge
This sweet treat is the perfect addition to any Halloween dessert display. Brilliantly orange and extremely delicious, this recipe from Renee's Kitchen Adventures only takes 15 minutes to tackle. All you'll need is some pumpkin spice morsels, sweetened condensed milk, salt, vanilla, and pecans. Mix it all together and serve when firm! It's a dish that will have people coming back for more, so be prepared.
Classic Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake
Chrisy posted a recipe on Homemade Hooplah that practically screams "pumpkin spice season is here!" Her twist on a classic cheesecake is infused with pumpkin and spice in both the cake and crust. She even teaches you how to make the crust and filling from scratch in under 20 minutes. Serve with her homemade caramel drizzle and a bit of whipped cream to really wow your guests.
The Best Pumpkin Spice Butter Cream Frosting
Whether you're partial to chocolate or crazy for vanilla, this homemade frosting is the perfect fall touch for any cake. Two Sisters Crafting will lead you through the process of whipping up the buttercream topping in a matter of minutes. You'll need butter, pureed pumpkin, powdered sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and milk. Mix it all together and plop it on the cake (or cupcakes) of your choice. Enjoy!
Quick and Easy Pumpkin Spice Popcorn
Don't have much of a sweet tooth? Cakies by Rachel can help you make something that will satisfy your pumpkin spice and salty snack cravings. Add a bit of vanilla, salt, pumpkin spice, and sugar to this popcorn for a perfect Thanksgiving or Halloween treat. Not only is it easy to make, but it's also a really unique idea.
What's your favorite pumpkin spice recipe? Leave a link in the comments below!