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Easy Pumpkin Hummus

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This super simple semi-homemade easy pumpkin hummus is the perfect addition to your party or snack routine. It all starts with plain hummus that is dressed up with pumpkin, maple syrup, and smoked paprika.

close up of toppings of pumpkin hummus.

Are you looking for something new and delicious to do with all of those cans of pumpkin puree?

Well, look no further!

This easy pumpkin hummus is creamy, spicy, and perfect for serving up as an appetizer at all of your holiday parties. 

It’s so simple yet so good, your guests will love its bright, orange color and cozy fall flavors.

Trust me, this easy pumpkin hummus is going to be a new holiday favorite!

Looking for even more savory pumpkin recipes? Try my Instant Pot Pumpkin Beef Stew, Creamy Pumpkin Baked Ziti, or my Vegan Red Curry Pumpkin Noodle Soup.

close up of a cracker being dipped into pumpkin hummus.

Ingredients for easy pumpkin hummus 

  • Store-bought plain hummus – This is the base for our easy pumpkin hummus. Let the store do the work for you! Use your favorite brand of plain hummus here.
  • Pumpkin puree – Make sure to get pumpkin puree and not pumpkin pie filling. It is easily found in most major grocery stores. 
  • Maple syrup – To enhance all fall flavors in this hummus, we’re using maple syrup as our sweetener. It will also add a touch of smokiness. 
  • Lemon juice – Lemon juice adds brightness to the hummus. 
  • Smoked paprika – Adds a bit of smokiness, but no heat, to the hummus.
  • Toppings – Pumpkin seeds, olive oil, red pepper flakes, and sesame seeds add texture and make a beautiful display when sprinkled on top. 
pumpkin hummus on a plate sitting on a table.

What to serve with easy pumpkin hummus? 

Anything you would normally enjoy dipping into hummus would taste amazing in this easy pumpkin hummus!

Veggie sticks like carrots, celery, or fennel would work well here.

Warmed, torn pieces of pita bread, or crispy pita chips–both of which can be easily found in most major grocery stores–are a great idea as well.

And let’s not forget about everyone’s favorite round, buttery crackers in the red box. They’re delicious dipped in easy pumpkin hummus!

Spice it up!

Want to turn up the heat on this easy pumpkin hummus? No problem!

Add about ¼ teaspoon of cayenne pepper to the mix, and you’ll give yourself and your guests a nice spicy kick!

Storage and leftovers

This easy pumpkin hummus can easily be stored in an airtight container and kept in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

pumpkin hummus with crackers.

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close up of toppings of pumpkin hummus

Easy Pumpkin Hummus

Yield: About 2 cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This super simple semi-homemade easy pumpkin hummus is the perfect addition to your party or snack routine. It all starts with plain hummus that is dressed up with pumpkin, maple syrup, and smoked paprika.


  • 1 (10 ounce) container plain hummus
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl add plain hummus, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, lemon juice, and smoked paprika.
  2. Stir to fully combine.
  3. Taste and season with kosher salt if needed.
  4. To serve put hummus on a platter or in a bowl.
  5. Drizzle the top with olive oil, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and crushed red pepper flakes.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 46Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 69mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 1g

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Nellie Tracy

Friday 1st of November 2019

I'm not usually a hummus person, but I LOVE this recipe!


Friday 1st of November 2019

I'm so glad hummus is healthy because I can't stop eating this! So delicious!!!

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