We're all about making the holidays easier—and canned pumpkin is one of those shortcuts that can truly save the day! Sure, you can make if you have the time, but even Ree Drummond admits that you can substitute canned pumpkin when you're in a pinch. "I use canned pumpkin puree all the time because it really is one of those canned ingredients that is consistent and works just great," she says. As long as you buy pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling), you're still getting a 100% gourd-eous alternative to the homemade puree. So how do you use the canned stuff? Here, you’ll find canned pumpkin recipes every which way! From to , you're going to want to add these ideas to your list of favorite .
Here, you'll find out just how to put that canned pumpkin to good use all season long. Of course, you can always use it to make a classic pumpkin pie, which we've included. But this list of pumpkin recipes goes way beyond the traditional . There are creative uses for canned pumpkin, like as a filling for pumpkin ravioli, a seasonal twist on Ree's famous cinnamon rolls, and a surprising ingredient in your breakfast smoothie. And many of these canned pumpkin recipes are great ways to use if you didn't need a whole can for another recipe. (Three words: Pumpkin. Spice. Latte.)