“If you want a soft and fluffy sauce to dip your gingersnap cookies, then this Vegan Pumpkin Fluff recipe is especially for you. It has a mild pumpkin pie filling flavor. It requires a few basic ingredients and is easy to prepare (it takes less than 5 minutes). A must-try recipe for a Fall party or Thanksgiving dinner. “

 The pumpkin season is in full swing right now. If you visit your local grocery store, you will see pumpkin Americans’ favorite fall vegetable “everywhere.” Pumpkin can be used in various ways, including sweets, soups, salads, jams, and even butter alternatives.

You will also love Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Pie Hummus, and Vegan Pumpkin Cookies.

Pumpkin fluff in white bowl on wooden background

During the fall, pumpkin has a more specific connotation because of the changing temperature, the arrival of boots, scarves, and the approaching holidays. I frequently make food using pumpkin since it’s flavorful and versatile. I absolutely love it! During fall, I regularly have pumpkin and pumpkin spices in my kitchen.

Today, I’m going to share a pumpkin recipe that is quite popular these days (also mine’s favorite). This is for a good reason. It just calls a few basic ingredients, is simple to prepare, and tastes great.

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Pumpkin Fluff – What Is It?

A dip, dessert, or fall delight, Pumpkin Fluff is all of these and more. Of course, there is nothing better than dipping anything into something creamy and delectable like this.

There are no restrictions on who can eat this fluff because it’s dairy-free, allergy-friendly, vegan, gluten-free, and whole-food plant-based.

This vegan pumpkin fluff may be served as a quick vegan appetizer at your holiday and Halloween celebration or enjoyed as a fall afternoon vegan snack with little to no work on your side!

This pumpkin pie-flavored fluff is a sweet treat that you’ve been yearning for.

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Is Vegan Pumpkin Fluff Healthy?

Apart from its creamy and delectable taste, this vegan pumpkin fluff is highly nutritious and healthy.

Pumpkin is the primary ingredient in this dish, which is nutrient-dense and a good source of fiber. Because of this, it is low in calories yet being loaded with vitamins and minerals.

Pumpkin’s heart-healthy properties include beta carotene, vitamin C, as well as potassium. All these nutrients are associated with several health benefits. Any beta carotene consumed by the body is converted to vitamin A by the liver. Beta carotene is a strong antioxidant that provides the following benefits to those who consume them:

  • lowering the chances of cancers forming
  • prevention of asthma and cardiovascular disease

Vitamins A and C-rich pumpkin can help boost the immune system. It can also help prevent diabetes, blood pressure regulation, promote good skin and hair, improve energy, and maintain a healthy BMI (BMI). In addition, eating more plant foods like pumpkin reduces your chances of obesity and death.

Pumpkin is also high in other antioxidants such as alpha-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin, which may help protect your cells from free radical damage. Read More Pumpkin Nutrition.

Fluff for Weight Watchers (Sugar-Free Pumpkin Dip)

This vegan pumpkin fluff is also Weight Watchers and diet-friendly! The slow-digesting carbohydrates in pumpkin will help keep you filling for a long time and maintaining a healthy weight. It’s sweetened naturally with maple syrup. Whether you like pumpkin or not, give this recipe once a try, I’m sure

“This fall, you will fall in love with this Vegan Pumpkin Fluff, a healthier replacement to pumpkin pie!”

Vegan Pumpkin Fluff Recipe

This is a super-simple dish that you can prepare ahead of time. Just combine all ingredients in a blender and serve!

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  • Pumpkin puree
  • Coconut whipped cream 
  • Maple syrup
  • Vanilla
  • Ginger
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg


Place pumpkin puree, coconut whipped cream, maple syrup, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a large bowl. Using a handheld mixer, whip the mixture until smooth and creamy. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for about half an hour to set.

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Serving Options

It is a favorite of Jordan’s to serve it with fruit and graham crackers. Serving this Pumpkin Fluff with fresh fruit or berries is always a smart idea because it will raise the nutritional value of this meal. I like to eat it straight off the Spoon.


If you have any leftovers, keep Pumpkin Fluff Dip refrigerated in an airtight container for up to one week. The fluff may detach slightly; give it a good stir before using!

Chef’s Notes

  • You can make this Pumpkin Fluff your own by adding your favorite ingredients and changing the texture and flavor to your desire. For example, instead of vanilla, try using fruit zest, or almond extract. Additionally, you may use pumpkin pie spice as a flavoring or topping.
  • If you don’t have a pumpkin on hand, try to replace it with an equal amount of butternut squash, carrot, or sweet potatoes.
  • Maple syrup, an excellent natural sweetener with deep and complex flavors, is used in this recipe for sweetness. Due to the high cost of maple syrup, soft pitted dates might be used in place of it. There’s nothing better than the caramel-y sweetness of them for this dish. You can experiment with the sweetness to find the right balance for you. OR, you can replace it with agave or brown sugar syrup.
  • To get a rich, dessert-like flavor, you can increase the amount of maple syrup. If you do not have a sweet tooth, begin with one tablespoon and move up.
  • To prepare pumpkin fluff, make sure you’re using pumpkin puree, not pie filling. Spices and sugars are added to the pie filling, whereas the puree is simply cooked pumpkin. Additionally, you can make your pumpkin puree from scratch by following the simple recipe mentioned below.

There are approximately four steps in total:

  1. Cut the pumpkins
  2. Scoop the seeds out
  3. Bake pumpkins
  4. Remove the Skin and Blend it. It’s Done.

Remember to save this recipe for the holidays since it will be an excellent addition to any party or gathering. You may also simply take your family or coworkers by surprise one day. A grin can do no harm, so go ahead and spread the joy!

Give this vegan pumpkin fluff recipe a try, and please let me know how it turns out. Also, I’d appreciate your feedback and rating of the recipe below.

Other Vegan Pumpkin Recipes To Prepare

  1. Candied Pumpkin
  2. Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Bread
  3. Pumpkin Rice
  4. Vegan Pumpkin Cornbread
  5. Vegan Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes

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(Per serving)
  • Energy: 115 kcal / 481 kJ
  • Fat: 6.1 g
  • Protein: .4 g
  • Carbs: 18 g

Cook Time

  • Preparation: 5 min
  • Ready in: 5 min
  • For: 8 Servings



  1. Place pumpkin puree, coconut whipped cream, maple syrup, ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl.
  2. Using a whisk or handheld mixer, whip the mixture until smooth and creamy.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for about half an hour to set.
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Michelle Blackwood, RN

Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.