Healthy Pumpkin Pie Recipes

Find healthy, delicious pumpkin pie recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Basic Crustless Pumpkin Pie

Rating: 5 stars
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This low-fat crustless pumpkin pie is a perfect dessert for the dieters at your holiday meal or people who are watching their carbs.

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

Rating: 4.86 stars
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While pumpkin pie deserves respect as a Thanksgiving icon, it's fun to shake up tradition. Surprise your family and friends with a frozen pie this year--it just might become one of their holiday favorites. No need to let them know how easy it is.

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Pie with Pecan Streusel

Rating: 4.5 stars
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This riff on the Thanksgiving favorite combines a traditional pumpkin pie filling with swirls of sweetened cream cheese. And since it's only Thanksgiving once a year, we've topped it all off with a buttery spiced-pecan topping. This easy pie recipe will please anyone at your table this holiday.

Light and Luscious Pumpkin Pie

If pumpkin pie is a must for the holidays, this version fulfills that holiday tradition without derailing your meal plan.

Pumpkin Coconut Tart

Rating: 3.86 stars
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Dark rum, coconut milk, cinnamon, ginger and cloves give this pumpkin tart a complex flavor that matches perfectly with a cup of chai laced with milk.

Our Best Traditional Pumpkin Pie

Get the classic creamy pumpkin taste but less saturated fat and sugar with this lightened-up recipe.

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Rating: 5 stars
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This easy vegan pumpkin pie gets its structure from aquafaba (the leftover water from a can of chickpeas) whipped up into a meringue-like foam. When it’s combined with pumpkin and poured into a gluten-free pecan crust, you would never know beans had anything to do with this vegan pumpkin pie recipe.

Spoonable Pumpkin Pie

Rating: 5 stars
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Eat this pumpkin pie with a bowl and spoon. Cream cheese makes the filling extra creamy, and chopped pecans add some crunch.

Holiday Pumpkin Pie

Rating: 3.71 stars
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This lighter pumpkin pie has the rich, subtle spices of the classic and a delicate, faintly sweet crust.

Pumpkin Pie with Rum

Rating: 3.17 stars
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Dark molasses and dark rum put this pumpkin pie a cut above the rest. Nonfat evaporated milk, which stands in for heavy cream, does a fantastic job of cutting the fat in the filling. Add to that our blue ribbon butter-canola crust and you've dropped three-quarters of the fat and more than half the calories found in most similar pies. Don't use pumpkin-pie mix--buy canned pumpkin without added spices: the flavor will be superior.

Pumpkin Tart with Pecan-Shortbread Crust

Rating: 2.38 stars
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A pleasant tang, courtesy of Greek yogurt in the filling, and a mascarpone cheese whipped cream topping take this healthy pumpkin dessert recipe above and beyond classic pumpkin pie.

Spiced Pumpkin Pie

This boldly spiced classic pumpkin pie recipe can be made with canned pumpkin puree, a roasted pie pumpkin or roasted squash. Make your own healthy pastry dough or look for a store-bought frozen pie crust without any partially hydrogenated oils.
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Inspiration and Ideas

One Can of Pumpkin, 6 Delicious Recipes

Here are a few of our favorite pumpkin recipes—including a great frozen pumpkin mousse pie—plus links to many more!

Picking the Right Pumpkins for Cooking

Get the lowdown from Vermont farmers on how to find the right types of pumpkins for delicious recipes for fresh-cooked pie and more!

Ginger-Chocolate Crunch Pumpkin Pie

An easy gingersnap topping jazzes up this crustless pumpkin pie.