The best pumpkin breakfast recipes for kicking off a chilly fall day

When the temperatures suddenly drop and the leaves start to change, it can only signal one thing: It's officially pumpkin spice season! Also known as fall, it's the time for pumpkin spice lattes (duh), pumpkin candles, pumpkin beauty products and yes, pumpkin breakfast recipes.

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While pumpkin can be mixed into a plenty of recipes—from soup to mac 'n cheese—we think that it's best enjoyed in breakfast classics like waffles, muffins, overnight oats and granola. The warm and spicy flavors pair perfectly with the sweet pastries and treats that we've come to know and love for morning time. 

So get in the spirit of the season and kick off your day with these pumpkin breakfast recipes. (You can even make your own PSL at home!)

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Good Eats: 21 pumpkin breakfast recipes

Pumpkin Spice Waffles by Best Bites

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Pumpkin Cranberry Granola by Lemons and Basil | Kaylee Pauley

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Jumbo Pumpkin Donut Muffins by I Bake He Shoots | Mondo Fowler

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Overnight Pumpkin Vanilla Oatmeal by Delish Knowledge | Alex Caspero

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Pumpkin Butter by PureWow

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Pumpkin Bread by Against All Grain | Danielle Walker

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Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte by Reader's Digest

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Maple Pumpkin Muffins by The Usual Bliss | Amber Howe

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Gran's Pumpkin Fritters by Simply Delicious | Alida Ryder

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Mini Scones by PDXfoodlove | Rebekah Hubbard

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Protein-Packed Pumpkin Pie Smoothie by Hello Natural | Stephanie Gerber

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Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Breakfast Bars by Lemons and Basil | Kaylee Pauley

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Deep Fried Pumpkin Spice Latte by Oh, Bite It | Amy Erickson

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Quick and Easy Spiced Maple Pumpkin Pull Apart Rolls by Melanie Makes | Melanie Bauer

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie Pancakes by Butter & Sea Salt | Yelena Derkach

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Pumpkin Pecan Pull-Apart Bread with Maple Bourbon Icing by Chez Us | Denise Woodward and Lenny Ferreira

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Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal by The Cookie Rookie | Becky Hardin

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Pumpkin Pie Baked Oatmeal by Heartbeet Kitchen | Amanda Paa

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Pumpkin Yogurt with Granola by Eating Made Easy | Amelia Winslow

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothies by Hip Foodie Mom | Alice Choi

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Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Scones by The Woks of Life | The Leung Family

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