The Best and Easy Pumpkin Queso Recipe

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I know not everyone is not a fan of pumpkin, but you have got to try this creamy and comforting fall recipe, Pumpkin queso. Believe me when I say even the pickiest eater in your family (my big kid) will FALL in love with this dip. 

Pumpkin Queso Ingredients:

-Pumpkin puree (NOT PUMPKIN FILLING)

-Sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)


-Whole wheat flour

-Vegetable broth

-DF heavy cream



-Garlic powder

-Mushroom seasoning (if not available, use salt)


Serve with:

-Pretzel bites

-Tortilla chips

-Pita chips

Creamy Pumpkin Queso

Melanie L
The coziest dip you can add to your holiday spread. Even the pickiest eater in your family will FALL in love with this queso.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack


  • 1/2 cup Pumpkin puree (NOT pumpkin filling)
  • 2 cups Sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup Vegatable broth
  • 1/2 cup Dairy-free Heavy cream


  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Mushroom seasoning (or salt)
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • Pumpkin seeds (Garnish, optional)


  • In a large saucepan, melt butter and slowly incorporate whole wheat flour. Stir until smooth.
  • Pour in vegetable broth, and stir in the DF cream.
  • Bring to a slight boil while constantly stirring (the mixture will thicken).
  • Add the cheese and all the seasoning, and stir until the cheese melt.
  • Serve it with pretzel bites, pita chips, tortilla chips, etc.


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