25 Tasty Pumpkin Muffins for Breakfast… or Dessert ;)
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25 Tasty Pumpkin Muffins for Breakfast… or Dessert ;)

We get it. The world is obsessed with pumpkin this fall. And that’s okay with us, because pumpkin is the perfect extra ingredient to add to a variety of delicious sweet treats, from cakes and breads to cookies and pies. But in our opinion, the humble muffin might be the fan favorite, because they’re not only delicious, they’re super easy to grab and go. Swipe a pumpkin muffin in the morning for breakfast or a snack, and you’ll be well on your way to starting your day off right with a shot of fall flavor. All you need is a PSL and you’re good to head out. So here are 25 delicious pumpkin muffins you can make before the season comes to a close.

1. Pumpkin Banana Bread Muffins: It’s like your favorite super quick bread recipe got a kick in the pants from autumn. We bet you never knew pumpkin and banana would taste so good together. (via Simmworks Family)

2. Biscoff Stuffed Pumpkin Mini Muffins: Okay, you might not want to eat these for breakfast, unless you want to spend all day in a sugar coma. If you do, then go for it. Talk about decadent and delicious. (via Handle The Heat)

3. Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins: Whip up the batter for these healthy muffins in one large bowl, then make a bunch of extras to freeze. You’ll have little tastes of fall to munch on all winter long. (via Eat Yourself Skinny)

4. Mini Cinnamon Sugar Muffins: Imagine little pumpkin donuts, rolled in super fine sugar until you get a crackly, sweet crust. That’s this recipe, in tiny cake form. (via Averie Cooks)

5. Pumpkin Coconut Muffins: Sure, it’s an unusual combination, but after a while even the most pumpkin-obsessed of us gets a little bored with the standards. So why not mix things up? (via Leelalicious)

6. Pumpkin French Toast Muffins With Cinnamon Streusel Topping: It’s like the best of all breakfast foods (French toast, pumpkin, maple syrup, cinnamon toast) got together and created an insanely awesome hybrid of our favorite flavors. We’ll take a dozen, please. (via Cooking Classy)

7. Flourless Pumpkin Pie Muffins: The lack of flour makes these super dense and super rich. Oh, and the chocolate helps a bit, too. (via Running with Spoons)

8. Four-Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins: Muffin mix, pumpkin, eggs, and a milk of your choice make these super easy muffins a snap. You can use a specialty mix if you want a super tasty snack for your gluten-free friends. (via Fit Foodie Finds)

9. Pumpkin Streusel Muffins: A double dose of autumn goodness comes in a bite-sized combo of spiced pumpkin cake and cinnamon-filled crumbly streusel. It’s like a mini pumpkin coffee cake for breakfast. (via Damn Delicious)

10. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins: While these snack cakes are vegan, you can easily substitute out the flax egg and almond milk for the regular dairy versions. We promise the end result will be just as tasty. (via Minimalist Baker)

11. Maple Spice Glazed Pumpkin Muffins: A burst of maple sugar and sweet almond milk makes the glaze for these fluffy pumpkin muffins. It’s the perfect autumn combination. (via Taste, Love, and Nourish)

12. Healthy Oatmeal Pumpkin Muffins: Oats and applesauce add richness with fewer calories than traditional muffins. Nuts and chocolate chips still add a decadent touch. (via Spicy Spoonful)

13. Salted Caramel Pumpkin Muffins: This treat has everything! Salted caramel (yum!) plus cranberries, pecans, vanilla, and plenty of fall spices. What’s not to love? (via My Blessed Life)

14. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins: These muffins have a little surprise: a center bursting with sweetened cream cheese, hidden under a top of sweet cinnamon streusel. (via The Baker Upstairs)

15. Vegan Pumpkin Muffins With Cashew Cream Frosting: Don’t miss out on the treat of the season just because you’re vegan! Frosting gets a creamy tang from cashews, and goes perfectly with moist pumpkin cake. (via Connoisseurus Veg)

16. Pumpkin Pie Muffins: What’s better than a muffin for breakfast? Why, a muffin that tastes exactly like pumpkin pie, of course! (via Slim Pickin’s Kitchen)

17. Pumpkin Chocolate-Chunk Espresso Muffins with Coffee Drizzle: We bet you can’t say that three times fast with your mouth full of sweet muffin. Follow up with a tall cold glass of milk. (via Blogging over Thyme)

18. Chia Pumpkin Muffins: The chia seeds add a gingerbread-like color and a super light texture. Plus an extra boost of protein and antioxidants to make the ultimate healthy muffins. (via Pickles and Honey)

19. Rum Spiced Pumpkin Muffins: You had us at “rum” and “pumpkin.” Vegan, too? We’ll take them! (via Produce on Parade)

20. Chai Mug Cake: Think of these individual cakes as tiny mug cupcakes. Top with whipped cream for a chai-latte experience. (via I Breathe I’m Hungry)

21. Pumpkin Coffee Cake Muffins: Here’s a paleo treat for those of you who want to cut out flour but still enjoy sweets. It tastes just like a coffee cake from the bakery down the street, only smaller. (via Mangia Blog)

22. Brown Butter Streusel Muffins with Brown Butter Glaze: All that brown butter is decadent, but oh so delicious. Maybe save these for dessert instead of breakfast (though if you want to eat them first thing in the morning, we won’t tell). (via Two Peas and Their Pod)

23. Pumpkin Muffins With Caramel Glaze: Speaking of decadent, you can’t get more so than with this delicious caramel glaze made from brown sugar, vanilla and butter. Drizzle over pumpkin muffins for a super sweet treat. (via Lulu The Baker)

24. Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins: Super soft pumpkin cake with a rich cheesecake filling is like a pumpkin inception of sugar and spice that we just have to sink our teeth into. (via Sally’s Baking Addiction)

25. Muffin Tin Pumpkin Pies: Okay, so this may be a bit of a cheat, but how could we resist these tiny adorable pies! A perfect way to use up leftover pumpkin and pie crust from Thanksgiving, these mini treats are almost too cute to eat. Almost. (via Flour Arrangements)

Which of these muffins is your favorite? Would you make any of these at home? Tell us below!