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As the leaves begin to change and there’s a crisp chill in the air, it’s time to welcome the coziest season of all – fall. What better way to embrace autumn mornings than with the warm, comforting flavors of pumpkin? Whether you’re looking for a quick weekday breakfast or a leisurely weekend brunch, we’ve gathered 13 delicious pumpkin breakfast recipes that are sure to start your day off right.

From fluffy waffles and creamy oatmeal to indulgent French toast and homemade granola, these pumpkin-infused dishes will fill your kitchen with the inviting aromas of fall and satisfy your seasonal cravings. So grab your favorite mug of coffee or spiced tea, and let’s explore these cozy pumpkin breakfast ideas that are perfect for crisp autumn mornings.

Pumpkin Waffles

stack of pumpkin waffles with butter and syrup

Photo via All Things Mama

There is nothing like a plate of waffles for breakfast. This recipe makes crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside waffles with a fall flavor upgrade of pumpkin. This recipe is super easy to make with a common kitchen staple shortcut ingredient. You won’t need flour, baking soda or salt to make these pumpkin waffles!

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Waffles

Pumpkin Oatmeal

instant pot pumpkin oatmeal

Photo via Recipes From a Pantry

You can have a flavorful and filling fall breakfast on the table in just a few moments with this easy instant pot or stovetop oatmeal recipe. It has a yummy pumpkin flavor that tastes cozy on a cool fall morning. You can top this pumpkin oatmeal with pecans, chocolate, cinnamon or whatever you like.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Oatmeal

Pumpkin French Toast Casserole

Overnight Pumpkin French Toast Bake

Photo via Damn Delicious

French toast casserole is the perfect way to start a fall day. This recipe is easy to prep ahead of time and bake in the morning. The results are creamy, filling and delicious! Sprinkle with pecans over the top and drizzle with syrup. Your family will love this for breakfast or brunch on a cool fall weekend.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin French Toast Casserole

Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal

baked pumpkin oatmeal

Photo via Eat With Clarity

Baked pumpkin oatmeal is ready in 45 minutes for a filling and flavorful start to the day. This recipe needs only a few simple ingredients like oats, milk, maple syrup and spices to make a creamy, heart healthy breakfast that the whole family will enjoy.

Get the recipe: Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal

Pumpkin Oatmeal Smoothie

pumpkin oatmeal smoothie

Photo via Natalie’s Health

This healthy and easy pumpkin oatmeal smoothie makes such a great start to the day. It is loaded with healthy ingredients for a well balanced breakfast. Make it with oats, bananas, pumpkin spice, and almond milk, and have it ready in a few moments. 

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Oatmeal Smoothie

Jumbo Pumpkin Muffins

6 jumbo pumpkin muffins in a muffin tin

Photo via Sizzling Eats

Save your cash and skip the trip to the bakery for a great pumpkin muffin. This recipe is so easy to make at home and the results are huge, moist and tasty muffins with the perfect blend of pumpkin and spices. Serve these for breakfast with coffee and fruit or grab one to enjoy on your commute.

Get the recipe: Jumbo Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Pancakes

stack of pumpkin pancakes with whipped cream

Photo via Dinner at the Zoo

Adding pumpkin puree to pancake batter is such a delicious idea. You will want to serve these perfectly pumpkin spiced hotcakes on the weekend when you have time to slow down and enjoy a meal with the family. Add whipped cream and pecans to the top if you like.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin Granola Bars

pumpkin granola bars

Photo via Somewhat Simple

Homemade granola bars are great for snacking or breakfast. These have pumpkin puree, cranberries and pumpkin seeds to offer a variety of textures and chewy flavors. You will want to keep these on hand to offer the kids after school or to munch on as you explore a local pumpkin patch.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Granola Bars

Pumpkin Scones

pumpkin scones with frosting

Photo via Princess Pinky

This copycat scone recipe tastes just like the popular Starbucks option! You are going to want to bake these several times this fall for a flavorful and filling breakfast that pairs well with coffee or a pumpkin spice latte at home.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Scones

Pumpkin Cheesecake Crepes

pumpkin cheesecake crepes

Photo via Somewhat Simple

You won’t believe how easy this recipe is to make! Pumpkin crepes are filled with luscious cheesecake filling for a breakfast that tastes so good you might need to pinch yourself to make sure you aren’t dreaming.  You can have these crepes on the table in 15 minutes from start to finish!

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Cheesecake Crepes

Pumpkin French Toast Sticks

pumpkin french toast sticks on white plate

Image via The Soccer Mom

The only thing that could be better than french toast is pumpkin french toast sticks. This recipe is easy to make for a seasonal breakfast to share with the family. You can make these ahead of time and reheat for an easy fall breakfast any day of the week.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin French Toast Sticks

Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

stack of pumpkin breakfast cookies

Photo via Cooking on the Front Burners

Having a cookie for breakfast sounds like quite a great start to the day. This recipe makes for a healthy breakfast that feels indulgent, but is loaded with nutritious ingredients like oats, pecans and cranberries with plenty of pumpkin puree for flavor and color.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

Pumpkin Granola

pumpkin granola in jar

Photo via The Gracious Pantry

You can make this yummy pumpkin granola with just a few simple ingredients like pecans, oats, applesauce and maple syrup. Store it in a mason jar or airtight container for a wholesome snack on demand. You can also add this to yogurt for a perfect pumpkin breakfast.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Granola

With these 13 delightful pumpkin breakfast recipes, you’re all set to enjoy cozy fall mornings to the fullest. And don’t forget, to complete your perfect autumn breakfast, why not pair one of these dishes with our refreshing iced pumpkin latte recipe? It’s the perfect drink to complement these seasonal treats. Embrace the flavors of fall and make your mornings extra special with these pumpkin-inspired breakfast ideas.

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