My Local Utah’s Content Team
As the excitement around the return of the infamous pumpkin spice latte ramps up, many other culinary creatives are working hard to prepare their fall-inspired offerings. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite pumpkin goodies to help you make the transition from suns out, guns out to sweater weather with ease.
Kneaders Pumpkin Sweet Bread is back! This iconic baked good is sprinkled with notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. It is the perfect combination of fall flavor and carb-based comfort. With so many locations across the state, accessing this tender treat should be no problem. Stop by for their delicious french toast and stock up on some pumpkin bread to ensure that you have the perfect neighbor gift for any occasion. Bonus, Kneaders now has a rewards app to make your pumpkin addiction that much more affordable.
Cuddle up with your favorite blanket, pour yourself a warm cup of hot chocolate, and imagine a buttery, flaky pie crust overflowing with delicious homemade pumpkin pie filling and sprinkled with tasty cinnamon sugar. Well, you’re in luck! Crust Club has just announced the return of their Pumpkin Pie Baby Pie. Previously, Crust Club has offered a pumpkin version of their baby pie, but they knew they could do better. This year, they have completely revisited the recipe and it is now better than ever! Crust Club also offers mini pumpkin chocolate chip cookies that regularly raved about in their reviews.
Harmons Grocery Store
Harmons Grocery Store is one of the rare companies that offer pumpkin chocolate chip cookies all year round. These soft and flavorful treats are made fresh each day by their in-house bakers. The best part is that they don’t skimp when it comes to the chocolate, these babies feature Ghirardelli chocolate chips to make for the most decadent combination. You can order a tray of these mouth-watering treats that come with a tub of decadent cream cheese frosting for your next meeting, your co-workers will be sure to thank you! Harmons also has an epic collection of pumpkin-inspired recipes that easily accessible on their website.
Old Grist Mill
If there are any sweet pumpkin goodies that haven’t been covered thus far, you’re sure to be able to find them at Old Grist Mill. From pumpkin spice bagels to pumpkin chocolate chip squares to pumpkin chocolate chip bread that can be shipped right to your door, this local bakery has it all. Old Grist Mill prides itself on making bread how it should be, with freshly ground wheat and only the necessary ingredients. This wholesome approach makes it so that you can feel good indulging your pumpkin-flavored sweet tooth!
For those who prefer to warm up on a fall evening with a pint of malty goodness in their hand, this seasonal beer is exactly what you’ve been looking for. Epic’s Imperial Pumpkin Porter seamlessly incorporates elements of vanilla, coffee, chocolate, and pumpkin. With more than 200 pounds of real pumpkin added to each batch, you’re sure to get fall vibes from this dark brew. Epic now offers a barrel-aged version of this ale for those who enjoy a more oaky flavor.
Atticus Coffee Books & Teahouse
Another way to satisfy your pumpkin cravings in beverage form is through Atticus’ well-known pumpkin spice latte. It’s the perfect creamy blend of espresso, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and your choice of milk. This Park City favorite has even won The Daily Meal’s Best PSL in Utah! Pick your favorite corner in this quirky book store/coffee and tea shop to cozy up for the autumn afternoon of your dreams.
Pumpkin also makes a great addition to savory meals, especially when the entire meal is an ode to this fall harvest! Pago in Salt Lake City creates a pumpkin tasting menu each year to highlight their farm to table approach and transform what they call a “humble” ingredient. Recently, their talented team has taken things one step further by pairing the menu with an enticing wine flight. For our foodie followers, this may just be the ultimate fall experience for your taste buds!