It’s holiday season and you know what that means… It’s pumpkin time! Welcome the return of everyone’s favorite flavor, pumpkin spice.

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Pumpkin is packed with vitamins A, C, K, and fiber, so it makes a delicious and nutritious addition to your favorite recipes. Canned pumpkin is easy to use,Β so stock up while you can (pun intended).

Here is a com-pie-lation of seven unusual uses for our favorite holiday ingredient!

Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte
Skip out on the pumpkin spice latteΒ to try this homemade treat instead.

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Photo: Mama Mommy Mom

Apple Pumpkin Beer Cocktail
Spice up that store bought pumpkin ale with apple cider and cinnamon (and bourbon!)

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Photo: Cooking and Beer

Pumpkin Hummus
For the perfect holiday party appetizer, whip up some pumpkin hummus! For bonus points, serve it insideΒ a cute little carved pumpkin.

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Photo: Alchemy Kitchen

Creamy Pumpkin Alfredo Pasta
Move over mac n’ cheese and make room for this creamy pumpkin Alfredo pasta!

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Photo: Jessica in the Kitchen

Chipotle Pumpkin Veggie Burger
Look at all that avocado and creamy pumpkiny goodness…um yes!

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Photo: Peas and Crayons

Leftover Pumpkin Pie Milkshake
Not just a pumpkin spice milkshake, actual pumpkin pie…like, a whole slice.

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Photo: A Beautiful Plate

Pumpkin Swirl Chocolate Brownies
Pumpkin and chocolate… need we say more?

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Photo: The Comfort of Cooking

For 54 more tasty treats, check out these recipes from Country Cooking.

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