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From ravioli to truffles, check out 15 creative ways to cook with pumpkin puree

From creamy ravioli to fluffy pancakes, check out these 15 awesome recipes made with pumpkin puree.
/ Source: TODAY

Classic pumpkin pie rocks. No dispute there. But that's not the only fantastic dish that you can make with a can of pumpkin puree—we're talking pillowy pumpkin ravioli, delicate pumpkin spice truffles and an over-the-top pumpkin spice cake with gooey salted caramel. Here are 15 creative recipes made with pumpkin puree from across the blogosphere.

Pumpkin Spice Truffles

Sally’s Baking Addiction /

These gorgeous candies by Sally’s Baking Addiction are filled with a lush and smooth mixture of pumpkin puree, graham crackers and cream cheese. The finishing touch: a coat of creamy melted chocolate.

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Pumpkin Scalloped Potatoes

Recipe Girl /

Recipe Girl layers slices of yams and Yukon gold potatoes, covers them in a creamy fresh thyme-scented pumpkin puree, tops them with cheese and bakes them until bubbly.

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Spice Cake

Pure & Peanut Free /

Glazed with gooey salted caramel, this show-stopping cake from Pure & Peanut Free is the ultimate impress-the-guests Thanksgiving dessert.

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Pasta with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce

Budget Bytes

This beautiful main course by Budget Bytes rings in at only $1.10 per serving.

Classic, Unfussy Pumpkin Pie

Inspired Taste /

Easy as...well...pie! Okay, we had to include one pumpkin pie. This traditional dessert from Inspired Taste has a perfect balance of cinnamon, ginger and cloves.

Pumpkin Sugar Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Cooking Classy /

Cooking Classy's luscious spiced frosting takes these treats over the top.

Pumpkin Ricotta Ravioli with Brown Butter Sage Sauce

Cake N Knife /

Pillows of fresh pasta are filled with a silky mixture of ricotta cheese and pumpkin puree in this delicious dinner by Cake N Knife. Bonus: it that takes under an hour to prep and cook.

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

The Comfort of Cooking /

These fluffy pancakes by The Comfort of Cooking may just be the ultimate autumn breakfast.

Dairy-Free Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Bacon Bits

The Nourishing Home /

You’ll never believe that there’s no cream in this rich recipe by The Nourishing Home.

Lasagna with Pumpkin and Sage Infused Bechamel

Emi Uchida / Gobo Root

Turkey who? Serve this vegetarian dish by Gobo Root at Thanksgiving and it may steal the spotlight from the bird.

Pumpkin Crumb Muffins

The Cafe Sucre Farine /

No mixer needed for these ultra moist butter crumb-topped muffins by The Café Sucre Farine. You’ll want them for breakfast, a snack and dessert.

Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

I'm Bored, Let's Go /

I'm Bored, Let's Go adds a sprinkle of panko breadcrumbs to give this baked casserole a satisfying crunch.

Pumpkin Ice Cream

The Gracious Pantry /

Four ingredients are all you need to make this healthy frozen dessert by The Gracious Pantry, which calls for bananas, pumpkin puree, maple syrup and pumpkin spice.

Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Baked Beans

Kitchen Treaty /

Pumpkin pie spices are the secret to this a savory-sweet vegetarian Thanksgiving side dish by Kitchen Treaty.

Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Bacon and Spicy Fried Chickpeas

Yammie’s Noshery /

This one is for fire fiends. Laced with chili powder and cayenne, this spicy soup from Yammie’s Noshery gets a double dose of heat from chickpeas fried with smoked paprika, turmeric and brown sugar.