Ditch The Latte: 25 Ways You Can Step Up Your Pumpkin Spice Game (Photos)


Autumn is right around the corner, so you know what that means.

The most glorious time of the year is upon us: the season of all things pumpkin spice.

Yep, it's only a matter of time before bunches of Ugg-clad basics celebrate the return of their beloved PSLs by flooding Instagram with uploads of their favorite fall treat.

Don't get me wrong, pumpkin spice lattes are pretty damn delicious and I totz love them just as much as the next basic bitch.

However, there are actually so many other ways to enjoy this scrumptious seasonal spice that I literally just can't even.

From cookies and ice cream to cupcakes, waffles and all sorts of boozy beverages, there are endless recipes out there to get you your pumpkin spice fix without a trip to Starbucks.

So we set out to find delectable pumpkin spice treats that are way better (and a lot less basic) than those boring, old pumpkin spice lattes.

Take a look at the pictures below to see 25 ways to take pumpkin spice to the next level.

Cinnamon Sugar Nutella Swirled Pumpkin Spice Poptarts

Recipe: Half Baked Harvest

Pumpkin Sugar Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe: Cooking Classy

Pumpkin Spice Marshmallow Treats

Recipe: My Baking Addiction

Boozy Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate

Recipe: A House In The Hills

Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats

Recipe: X

Double Stuffed Pumpkin Pie Oreos

Recipe: Half Baked Harvest

Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwiches

Recipe: The Tart Art

Pumpkin Crème Brûlée

Recipe: Baking A Moment

Pumpkin Spice White Chocolate Caramel Popcorn

Recipe: Cooking Classy

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Recipe: Parent Pretty

No Bake Mini Pumpkin Spice Cheesecakes

Recipe: A Family Feast

Pumpkin Spice Latte Brownies

Recipe: Inside Bru Crew Life

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Recipe: Coffee And Quinoa

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Ice Cream

Recipe: I Wash You Dry

Pumpkin Spice Latte Doughnuts

Recipe: A Happy Food Dance

Pumpkin Cheesecake Snickerdoodles

Recipe: Homemade Hooplah

Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

Recipe: How Sweet Eats

Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Spice Soft Pretzels

Recipe: Le Creme De La Crumb

Pumpkin Spice Latte Jell-O Shots

Recipe: Glazed And Confused

Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding Parfait

Recipe: Fuss Free Cooking

Brown Butter Pumpkin Spice Cake

Recipe: Butterlust Blog

Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins

Recipe: Sally's Baking Addiction

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Recipe: Cookie And Kate

Pumpkin Spice Protein Bars

Recipe: My Natural Family

Pumpkin Spice Latte Popsicles

Recipe: Purple House Cafe