5 Delectable Vegan and Gluten-Free Pumpkin Desserts

Following a special diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out on your favorite treats of the season. Celebrate fall with these charming vegan and gluten-free pumpkin desserts!

1) Pumpkin Pie Butter Cups {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

If you love all things pumpkin flavored, you’ll enjoy these delicious pumpkin pie butter cups. They’re just like classic chocolate peanut butter cups, but with the signature flavor of fall. The filling is a combination of luscious pumpkin puree and peanut butter. The chocolate pie crust is a gluten-free assortment of pitted Medjool dates, walnuts, shredded coconut, and cacao powder. These pumpkin pie butter cups are the perfect indulgence to satisfy a sweet craving.

2) Soft Pumpkin Cookies {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

The secret behind these soft and delicious pumpkin cookies is that Tessa the Domestic Diva uses her own homemade pumpkin puree. For the gluten-free flour blend, she uses a combination of tapioca flour, sorghum flour, and brown rice flour. You can mix in any additions you like, such as chocolate chips or dried cranberries. These pumpkin cookies are such a wonderful treat for the season.

3) No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

The secret ingredient in these scrumptious cheesecake bites is raw cashews. Once you soak them, they blend easily to create a deliciously creamy cheesecake filling for the recipe that is 100% vegan. The crust is perfectly nutty and sturdy; it’s made from a combination of almond flour and pitted dates. This no-bake cheesecake is a great dessert to bring to an autumn celebration or just to enjoy at home when you want something sweet.

Pumpkin cheesecake bites

4) Pumpkin Pie Squares {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

These luscious pumpkin pie squares from Angela of Oh She Glows are the perfect vegan alternative to traditional pumpkin pie. The pumpkin filling is made from a combination of pumpkin puree, coconut milk, almond milk and flavorful spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. We love the charming graham cracker crust she uses for the pie squares. This recipe will be welcomed at any Thanksgiving festivities.

5) Pumpkin Scones {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

This recipe from Karina of Gluten-Free Goddess makes a delicious treat to accompany your favorite cup of coffee or tea. The wheat flour used to traditionally make scones is replaced with a combination of gluten-free flours like sorghum flour and millet flour, and tapioca starch to thicken the recipe. It has the flavor of real pumpkin accentuated with spices that remind us of autumn. Enjoy these pumpkin scones for breakfast or as an afternoon treat.

What are your favorite vegan and gluten-free pumpkin desserts?

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