How to Make Pumpkin Spice Guacamole
Brown sugar, pumpkin spice, and everything nice — that’s what guacamole is made of in the fall. It might sound unconventional (because it is), but pumpkin spice guacamole is the seasonal dessert dip you never knew you needed. It combines all your favorite comfort flavors of autumn with buttery, melt-in-your-mouth avocados — what could be cozier than that?
While it sounds downright decadent, this recipe is a breeze. Whip up a batch of pumpkin spice guacamole for your family’s fall harvest in five minutes or less. Flannel, decorative gourds, and faux foliage are highly encouraged.
Related: Enjoy the crisp autumn air with a backyard guacamole picnic.
Pumpkin Spice Guacamole Recipe
- 2 Avocados From Mexico, diced
- 1/3 c. brown sugar, lightly packed
- 4 oz. canned pumpkin puree
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
- 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- Toasted and salted pumpkin seeds (for garnish)
- Cinnamon sticks (for garnish)
- Make sure your avocados are ripe before using them (here’s how to tell if your avocados are ripe).
- Place all ingredients (except garnishes) into a food processor or blender and puree until smooth and uniformly colored.
- Move mixture into a serving bowl. Smooth the top layer in a circular pattern with the underside of a spoon.
- Sprinkle salted pumpkin seeds on top and garnish with a cinnamon stick for a photogenic touch.
What’s the Scoop?
Pumpkin spice guacamole tastes amazing with both salty and sweet dippers. And while tortilla chips are always an option, try using scoops that will complement the seasonality of this unique guac, including:
- Graham crackers
- Rice crackers
- Honeycrisp apple slices
- Soft pretzels
For a guacamole brunch, smear onto breakfast breads such as toast, muffins, or pancakes. You can also pour this dip into a pie crust for a new holiday dessert.
Whether it’s in one of our avocado dessert recipes or fresh takes on guacamole, there’s no wrong way to enjoy Avocados From Mexico.
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