Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

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Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes are tiny pumpkin pies you can eat with your hands. Such a yummy dessert recipe for fall and Thanksgiving!

We’re totally obsessed right now with all things pumpkin and pumpkin spice. Right now, we are cooking up Pumpkin Donut Holes and Pumpkin BreadPumpkin Magic Cake is another fan favorite, too! If you just can’t get enough, you’re in luck, because we have whipped yet one more great treat for you.

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

For Thanksgiving this year, instead of making a pumpkin pie, why not make pumpkin pie cupcakes?? No forks required, just grab and eat!

These bite-sized desserts are made with all of your usual pie ingredients: pumpkin puree, evaporated milk, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, etc. They’re super easy to make, and your family will love them!

For the icing, we’re simply using a big dollop of whipped cream. What pie would be any good without it? It also helps cut the sweetness of the cupcake itself, so that the sweet flavor isn’t overwhelming like it would be with a cream cheese or buttercream frosting.

Tiny pumpkin pies you can eat with your hands

The Best Pumpkin Puree

If you are standing in the aisle of your grocery store wondering which pumpkin puree is the best for your recipe, I’m here to tell you. We’ve tried them all, and we can tell you from experience that:

Libby’s brand is best!

It’s so creamy, tastes amazing and is 100% pure and all natural. Trust me on this one, it’s good! Of course, you can always use whatever you’ve got in your cabinets, too. This recipe is a great way to use any leftover pumpkin puree from your Thanksgiving preparations.

Gorgeous Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Your guests at Thanksgiving dinner will love these adorable Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes. Just make sure you make enough, they disappear fast. Enjoy!

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes on a white plate

Watch how it’s made…

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes are tiny pumpkin pies you can eat with your hands. So yummy for fall and Thanksgiving!
5 from 17 votes

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes are tiny pumpkin pies you can eat with your hands. Such a yummy dessert recipe for fall and Thanksgiving!
Servings: 12
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins

Ingredients
  

Ingredients:

  • 1 15 oz. can pure pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice mix
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • whipped cream for topping

Instructions

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350F and line a muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl, combine pumpkin puree, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and evaporated milk and whisk until smooth.
  • In a separate medium bowl; combine flour, pumpkin pie spice mix, salt, baking soda, and baking powder and whisk until combined.
  • Pour dry mixture into pumpkin mixture and mix just until combined.
  • Use a cookie scoop to scoop batter into the prepared muffin pan, filling each muffin cup with 1/3 cup batter (make sure you fill at least half way full - these will deflate a bit when they are cooling).
  • Bake for about 20 minutes, until cupcakes are set.
  • Let cool in the muffin pan for about 30 minutes.
  • Transfer cupcakes to a serving tray or plate and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • When ready to serve, top cupcakes with whipped cream and sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice.

Nutrition

Serving: 12g | Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 96mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg

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A Cupcake cut in half

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99 comments on “Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes”

  1. 5 stars
    I made these and they are the best pumpkin pie cupcakes I’ve ever eaten. You will not be disappointed

    1. Mitzi Parkinson

      O you think spraying the liners with a cooking spray first would help? I want to make them.

    2. Linda M Dauber

      I was thinking spraying the liners would be a good idea to. I use the one that has flour in it believe it’s called baker’s secret.

  2. Cecilia Avina

    5 stars
    This recipe was soooo good! I highly recommend to anyone. 10/10 
    I don’t even miss the crust

  3. I can’t wait to try these. Any suggestions on how to make these vegan?! Both my boys have allergies to milk and egg.

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