MY SHOPPING CART

female FOUNDED  •  B CORP CERTIFIED  •  CLIMATE NEUTRAL

ALMOST THERE! ADD TO UNLOCK FREE SHIPPING!

FOOD

35 Vegan Fall Desserts to Try Right Now

vegan fall dessert recipes

IN THIS ARTICLE

Fall is the time of year when we bring out our sweaters and start looking for those cozy and warm desserts. This list of vegan desserts has all the ingredients that will get you in the mood for Autumn.

No matter if it is a vegan cookie recipe, a spice cake, or anything apple cinnamon, these sweet treats will bring some warmth to these chilly Fall days.

Bring out all those warming spices and try these vegan fall desserts right now!

Vegan Fall Desserts Made with Pumpkin

1. Easy Vegan Pumpkin Brownies 

vegan pumpkin brownies

Vegan

These vegan brownies are so easy and delicious. Plus they can be easily modified for other dietary restrictions too. Don't forget the chocolate drizzle!

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (or almond flour)
  • ½ cup coconut oil melted
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup brown sugar (or swerve brown sugar for keto)
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (Lily's baking chips for keto)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ cup nut-butter of your choice

Topping

  • ½ cup chocolate chips (Lily's baking chips for keto)
  • 2 tablespoons crushed walnuts
  • Pumpkin pie spice (optional)

Get the instructions here: Vegan Pumpkin Brownies

2. Healthy Pumpkin Cookies

healthy pumpkin cookies

Vegan, Gluten-free

Try these pumpkin cookies for a cinnamony pumpkin fall treat! They're chewy and sweet and perfect with your favorite warm beverage!

  • 1.8 oz peanut butter
  • 6 oz pumpkin puree
  • 3.5 oz maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 8 oz almond flour
  • 2 oz cornstarch
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 0.5 oz dark chocolate
  • 0.5 oz white chocolate

Get the instructions here: Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

3. Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

chocolate chip pumpkin brownies

Vegan

These one-bowl Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins are quick and easy to make. Made with simple ingredients, these vegan muffins are as delicious as any pumpkin chocolate chip muffin out there!

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree (make sure not to use pumpkin pie FILLING)
  • 1 cup brown sugar, light or dark, firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup oil canola or vegetable oil work well
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup (agave syrup can also be used)
  • 3 tbsp apple juice (water or apple cider can also be used)
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (white whole wheat flour can also be used)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (individual spices can also be used)
  • 1 cup mini-chocolate chips

Get the instructions here: Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

4. Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

pumpkin parfait

Vegan, Gluten-free

A classic English dessert with an Autumnal twist. The layers of pumpkin, coconut whipped cream, and gingerbread cookies can even be a great addition to your vegan thanksgiving desserts menu.

Gluten-free, Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

  • 1 cup Rolled Oats minced
  • 1/3 cup Pumpkin Seed Flour
  • 1 tbsp Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Psyllium Husk Powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Pecans chopped
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Oil
  • 1/4 cup Molasses
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Dairy-free whipped cream
  • 2 cups Coconut Cream
  • 1/2 cup Agave Nectar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • For the pumpkin puree mixture
  • 1 1/2 cups Pumpkin Puree
  • 1/2 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon

Get the instructions here: Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

5. Pumpkin Chia Seed Pudding

pumpkin pudding

Vegan, Gluten-free

Simply put, this is pumpkin pie in a jar that is way more healthy for you! You only need six ingredients and five minutes of your time to make this creamy Fall dessert.

PUDDING

  • ¾ cup can of full fat coconut milk do not recommend the Thai Kitchen brand
  • ⅓ cup pumpkin puree
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 ½ tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extra
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

FOR COCONUT WHIPPED CREAM TOPPING

  • cocowhip
  • pumpkin pie spice
  • cinnamon stick

Get the instructions here: Pumpkin Chia Seed Pudding

6. Coconut Cream Pumpkin Mousse

pumpkin mousse

Vegan

This pumpkin dessert is silky, creamy, and unbelievably vegan. You can have this layered, indulgent vegan dessert in less than 10 minutes.

  • 2 (15.oz) cans coconut milk, full fat, refrigerated OVERNIGHT
  • ½ cup vegan dulce de leche
  • 1 (15.oz) can real pumpkin puree (NOT the mix)
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 12 vegan gingersnap cookies
  • ½ cup unsweetened desiccated coconut, lightly toasted
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds (optional)

Get the instructions here: Coconut Cream Pumpkin Mousse

7. Pumpkin Cheesecake

vegan pumpkin cheesecake

Vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free

A light and creamy vegan pumpkin cheesecake. This vegan dessert is the tastiest it can be if you use homemade roasted butternut squash. It would be perfect as a Thanksgiving dessert!

  • 1 Gingerbread Pie Crust
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Filling
  • 1 Canned coconut milk (light or shaken if full-fat)
  • 2 cup Pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup Cashew nuts
  • ¼ cup Maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1 ½ tsp Pumpkin spice
  • or Homemade Pumpkin Spice Mix
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Ginger
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • ⅛ tsp Clove

Get the instructions here: Pumpkin Cheesecake GF V

8. Almond Flour Pumpkin Bread

vegan pumpkin bread

Vegan, gluten-free, paleo

Try this super easy and healthy quick bread. It is made with almond flour and pumpkin with chocolate chips thrown in for good measure, because why not?

  • 250 g pumpkin puree
  • 150 g almond flour (if you can't have almonds, you can use tiger nut flour)
  • 150 g dark chocolate chips (plus extra for sprinkling on top)
  • 50 g arrowroot (see notes about substitutions)
  • 4 Tbsp maple syrup (see notes if you want to reduce quantity)
  • 60 ml extra virgin olive oil (or coconut oil or other oil of your choice)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon or pumpkin spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 tsp baking soda

Get the instructions here: Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

9. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Ice Cream

pumpkin ice cream

Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free

This dairy-free pumpkin ice cream is the perfect treat for Fall! It has classic spices, pumpkin, and a creamy coconut milk base.

  • 1 Cup Canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 3/4 Cup Natural maple syrup or honey
  • 13.5 oz Canned full fat coconut milk

Get the instructions here: Pumpkin Ice Cream

10. Vegan Pumpkin Donuts with Cinnamon Sugar

vegan pumpkin doughnuts

Vegan

Welcome Fall with these vegan pumpkin donuts! They're pumpkiny and frosted with a cinnamon-sugar coating. The ingredients are simple and the donuts bake in the oven for only 15 minutes.

  • ½ cup soy milk (or any plant-based milk - *see note)
  • 1 ½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar (sub white vinegar or lemon juice)
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup light brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup grapeseed oil or any neutral-flavored oil (avocado, sunflower, etc.)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 ½ teaspoons pumpkin spice
  • ¾ teaspoon salt

Cinnamon Sugar Coating

  • 3 tablespoons vegan butter, melted
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

Get the instructions here: Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Spice Donuts

11. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Scones

vegan pumpkin scone

Vegan, gluten-free

These gluten-free pumpkin scones are moist and delicious because they are made with almond flour. They pack a serious protein punch too!

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or any kind of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup vegan buttery spread
  • 1/4 cup tapioca flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice mix
  • 1-2 tbsp milk, any kind you like

Spice Drizzle

  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar (or icing sugar)
  • 1-3 tsp milk (any kind)
  • 2 pinches pumpkin pie spice (you can use cinnamon if you don't have this mix handy)

Get the instructions here: Gluten Free Pumpkin Scones