The season of fall is a favorite for many because it means crisp air, cozy layered clothing, and of course comforting meals. There is no better way to enjoy fall than to dive right in and enjoy delicious pumpkin spice treats. Instead of heading to a coffee shop or a bakery, make your favorite pumpkin spice treats in the comfort of your own home.

Better yet, fulfill your pumpkin spice cravings quickly by cooking with the Instant Pot. This amazing kitchen gadget has been capturing the hearts of many because it not only cooks meals and treats quickly, but it turns lengthy recipes into one-pot recipes! This means easy preparation and even easier cleanup. Whether you’re an Instant Pot beginner or a seasoned user, you’ll love these pumpkin spice recipes for fall.

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1. Instant Pot Pumpkin Spice Cider

What better way to warm up than to drink a delicious cup of warm cider. However, this isn’t any ordinary apple cider recipe, this recipe is infused with the delicious flavor of pumpkin.

With the Instant Pot, you can enjoy a delicious cup of cider in just 8 minutes! The pumpkin flavor comes from ingredients such as pumpkin puree, and pumpkin pie. Finally, serve the drink with a dollop of whipped cream.

2. Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake

This pumpkin cheesecake eagerly wants to be on your Thanksgiving dessert table. Although, you may not want to wait until then to try it.

This delicious cheesecake has a silky texture and a wonderful sweet pumpkin flavor. The cheesecake starts with a cinnamon-spiced graham cracker crust and ends with a pumpkin spice cheesecake filling. Keep in mind to cook the cheesecake in the Instant Pot, you’ll need to use the pot-in-pot method.

3. Instant Pot Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cake

Eating cake for breakfast always sounds like a good idea. This cake has a dense yet moist texture and it contains enough pumpkin spice flavor to quench a craving.

In addition to the pumpkin spice flavor, this cake also has delicious chocolate chips throughout. Just like the cheesecake, you’ll also need to use the pot-in-pot method for this recipe.

4. Instant Pot Pumpkin Cornbread

We’re switching things up and sharing a savory pumpkin-spice recipe! This golden cornbread is the perfect upgrade for fall.

The cornbread has a hint of sweetness thanks to maple syrup followed by savory flavors thanks to ingredients such as chives and cheese. It would be a delicious treat on its own, but it would also serve really well alongside your favorite fall soup or chili!


5. Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer In The Instant Pot

Give your next cup of coffee a fall makeover with this pumpkin spice coffee creamer. You could head to the grocery store and pick up a pumpkin-flavored creamer, however, many store-bought versions are filled with artificial flavors.

Instead, try this homemade creamer that is naturally flavored. As a bonus, this recipe only requires 5 simple ingredients and comes together in less than 20 minutes using the Instant Pot.

6. Easy Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats

Steel-cut oats are very nutritious and would be an excellent breakfast choice, however, they do take a while to cook. Thankfully the Instant Pot has come to the rescue to help cook steel cut oats incredibly quickly so that you can enjoy them any day of the week.

This recipe puts a fun fall twist on a classic steel cut oats recipe. You’ll enjoy flavors of pumpkin spice and pumpkin puree. Once cooked, top the oats with a sweetener of your choice and delicious toppings such as nuts and raisins.

7. Instant Pot Pumpkin Bread

Enjoy delicious moist pumpkin bread this fall! This Instant Pot recipe is about to amazing you. Using a glass bowl and the pot-in-pot method, you’ll have this bread ready to eat in no time.

This recipe works well with both canned pumpkin puree or fresh puree made in your Instant Pot. In addition to the puree, you’ll only need a few more ingredients to make this delicious bread.

8. Instant Pot Pumpkin Grits

This recipe puts a fun pumpkin twist on a traditional grits recipe. It is also cooked quickly in the Instant Pot.

This may not be a sweet recipe, but rest assured, the savory pumpkin flavors will surely quench your pumpkin cravings. Not only does this recipe contain pumpkin but it also incorporates sharp Gouda cheese, heavy cream, and butter. Are you drooling yet?


9. Pumpkin Pie Applesauce

This recipe combines two fall favorites to create one delicious treat. Pumpkin pie applesauce is about to become your new favorite fall treat! Enjoy it for breakfast, as a dessert or as a snack to tide you over. This would also be an excellent treat to serve at Thanksgiving too!

In the Instant Pot, combine sliced apples with pumpkin puree and a few fragrant seasonings. In just 30 minutes you can dig into this new and exciting apple sauce.

10. Instant Pot Spiced Pumpkin Apple Butter

Apple butter is another fall favorite. But make the most of your favorite fall flavors and try this recipe that combines apples with pumpkin! Further, this easy recipe comes together in 30 minutes or less!

Keep in mind, this recipe yields about 3 mason jars full. Save them all for yourself, or consider gifting 1 or 2 to a friend or a family member.

11. Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

Canned pumpkin puree is convenient but nothing quite compares to the homemade version. Unfortunately, roasting pumpkin in the oven can feel like an eternity.

Thankfully, the Instant Pot is here to help us cook homemade puree in a hurry! The Instant Pot can cook the pumpkin whole which means there is no peeling, or chopping required.

12. Instant Pot Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Muffins

This muffin recipe is loaded with nutrients and that delicious pumpkin flavor you’ve been craving. They’re made with whole grains and are full of protein too.

Keep in mind that you’ll need a silicone egg-bite mold to cook the muffins in your Instant Pot. But rest assured, that egg bite bold comes in handy for more than this recipe. You can use the mold for these Starbucks Copycat Egg Bites too!


13. Instant Pot Pumpkin Pie

Perhaps you were craving a fall classic, pumpkin pie! That too can be cooked effortlessly in the Instant Pot. To cook the pie, you’ll need a springform pan that fits comfortably in your Instant Pot.

This pie has a simple graham cracker crust and a delicious pumpkin pie filling. Serve as is or with a dollop of whipped cream!

14. Instant Pot Pumpkin Spice Cake Bites

Put that Instant Pot egg bite mold to good use again and make these pumpkin spice cake bites. Baking and cooking accessories are fun, however, unless you can use it more than once they often aren’t worth the money. Thankfully the egg bite mold can be used for so many different recipes.

This recipe is so easy because instead of preparing a cake batter from scratch, you’ll use a box cake mix! Cook the cake bites and then allow them to cool completely before topping them with a green frosting swirl, sprinkles, and a pretzel stick.

15. Instant Pot Pumpkin Spice Crème Brûlée

Cooking crème brûlée from scratch can be extremely intimidating. However, you no longer have to leave this delicious dessert to the professionals because it can be effortlessly prepared in an Instant Pot.

You’ll be surprised to see that this dessert only requires a small handful of ingredients. Once they have cooked, cooled, and set, simply sprinkle cane sugar on top and torch until the sugar has crystallized. This will create that perfect carmelized sugar topping you have come to know and love.

16. Instant Pot Pumpkin Spiced Bourbon

You’re about to have a new favorite fall bevvy. This Instant Pot pumpkin-spiced bourbon is the perfect boozy drink for fall. If you’re feeling generous, this drink would make a wonderful gift to friends and family too.

You’ll be happy to know that the bourbon is added in later and not during to cooking process which means you won’t lose any of that delicious alcohol. However, the Instant Pot plays an important role in cooking and morphing the flavors of apple cider, pumpkin puree, sugar, and spices together.


17. Instant Pot Pumpkin Quinoa Porridge

If you have an allergy to gluten or dairy you know too well how hard breakfast time can be. Afterall common breakfast cereals are loaded with gluten, not to mention toast, and all the wonderful dairy breakfast items too. Thankfully there are recipes like this that allow you to enjoy classics like porridge just without the dairy and the gluten.

Further, this recipe is also free of eggs, soy, peanuts, and tree nuts. Thankfully it is still full of flavor and wonderful texture. The secret in this recipe is to use quinoa and everyone’s favorite, pumpkin pie spice!

18. Instant Pot Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

Now that you’re well on your way to satisfying your sweet-tooth cravings we’re about to satisfy your savory cravings. Rest assured these recipes still contain that wonderful fall fruit. And yes, pumpkin is technically the fruit of the pumpkin vine!

Mac and cheese is a meal that is loved by both adults and children alike! What’s not to love, it’s creamy, cheesy, and oh so comforting. The Instant Pot prepares mac and cheese more effortlessly than the stove-top and the addition of pumpkin puree provides a wonderful fall flavor.

19. Instant Pot Pumpkin Soup

You can never go wrong with a bowl of soup. It’s perfect if you’re feeling under the weather or for those cold and dreary days. Warm-up with a bowl of this quick and easy Instant Pot pumpkin soup.

This recipe uses fresh pumpkin but as discussed earlier, that too can be cooked effortlessly in the Instant Pot. There are a few seasonings that make this pumpkin soup stand out from the rest. These are turmeric, cumin, and fresh ginger.

20. Instant Pot Pumpkin Chili

Much like soup, chili is another comforting meal. The Instant Pot can cook it incredibly quickly and not to mention will cook enough chili to feed a crowd. Simply toss the ingredients into the pot, set it and in no time you’ll have a lovely dinner to dig into.

Further, This chili gets a healthy makeover and uses ground turkey instead of beef. You’ll also enjoy the lovely addition of pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: WHOLESOME RECIPE BOX

Clarissa Vanner

Clarissa loves experimenting with food of all cultures to make unique healthy dishes. When she’s not browsing Pinterest for new recipe inspiration she likes to pick up a DIY project and use her creative hands to make art or crafts. In her down time you can find her watching the latest documentaries on Netflix or going for nature walks.

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