7 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes

PHOTO: GMA Pumpkin Story
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As October approaches and pumpkins start to appear on porches, we've rounded up some of our favorite "Good Morning America" pumpkin recipes. From roasting the seeds to making your favorite pie, these recipes won't waste any part of the pumpkin. Make them this weekend for a nice family dinner or save them for a special occasion.

PHOTO: A holiday classic, Emeril's Pumpkin Custard Pie.
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A holiday staple, pumpkin pie is always a family favorite. Make this deliciously smooth custard pie that is much less dense than the original.

PHOTO: Anne Burrell's cookbook "Cook Like a Rock Star."
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Flavors of pumpkin and maple are perfect in this bread pudding. Serve with whipped cream for a pretty after-dinner dessert that's easy to make.

PHOTO: Hallie Klecker's gluten-free pumpkin pie.
Hallie Klecker

This gluten-free pie tastes just as delicious as the regular version. The addition of a smooth chocolate drizzle makes it even better.

PHOTO: Amy Green's Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
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Don't toss those pumpkin seeds! Make a healthy snack that is crunchy and salty.

PHOTO: Carla Hall's pumpkin linzer cookies on "Good Morning America."
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These pumpkin spice linzers are filled with a creamy homemade pumpkin butter. Make the butter ahead of time and spread it on your favorite sandwich for a dose of fall flavor.

PHOTO: Rachael Ray's Autumn Golden Vegetable Lasagna is shown.
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Pumpkins can be a main course, too. This autumn lasagna is packed with healthy veggies and cheese and is a breeze to prepare.

PHOTO: Mario Batali prepares simple family meals, Roasted Pumpkin with Fontina Fonduta, from his new cookbook "Molto Batali," on GOOD MORNING AMERICA.
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The perfect savory side dish for a hearty fall meal, this roasted pumpkin won't disappoint. This makes a great accompaniment to your favorite roast beef or chicken dish.

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