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

by Alessandra Bulow /  / Updated  / Source: TODAY

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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.

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Pumpkin Spice Truffles

Pumpkin Spice Truffles
Sally’s Baking Addiction / http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/

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

Pumpkin Scalloped Potatoes
Recipe Girl / http://www.recipegirl.com/

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

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Spice Cake
Pure & Peanut Free / http://www.peanutfreegourmet.com/

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

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

Classic, Unfussy Pumpkin Pie
Inspired Taste / http://www.inspiredtaste.net/

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

Pumpkin Sugar Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
Cooking Classy / http://www.cookingclassy.com/

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

Pumpkin Ricotta Ravioli with Brown Butter Sage Sauce

Pumpkin Ricotta Ravioli with Brown Butter Sage Sauce
Cake N Knife / http://www.cakenknife.com/

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

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes
The Comfort of Cooking / http://www.thecomfortofcooking.com/

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

Dairy-Free Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Bacon Bits

Dairy-Free Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Bacon Bits
The Nourishing Home / http://thenourishinghome.com/

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

Lasagna with Pumpkin and Sage Infused Bechamel

Lasagna with Pumpkin and Sage Infused Béchamel
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

Pumpkin Crumb Muffins
The Cafe Sucre Farine / http://thecafesucrefarine.com/

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

Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese
I'm Bored, Let's Go / http://www.imbored-letsgo.com/

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

Pumpkin Ice Cream

Pumpkin Ice Cream
The Gracious Pantry / http://www.thegraciouspantry.com/

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

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Baked Beans
Kitchen Treaty / http://www.kitchentreaty.com/

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

Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Bacon and Spicy Fried Chickpeas
Yammie’s Noshery / http://www.yammiesnoshery.com/

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.

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