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12 Pumpkin-Flavored Things to Eat Right Now in Dallas

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Every year like clockwork, the market is flooded with a ridiculous array of pumpkin spice-flavored things to cater to humanity's autumnal urges. While some of these ill-advised items should be avoided at all costs (remember pumpkin spice Pringles?), there are plenty of tasty ways to get your pumpkin fix in DFW — besides those darn Starbucks lattes.

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1. Emporium Pies

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314 N Bishop Ave
Dallas, TX 75208
(469) 206-6126
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Emporium's Drop Dead Gourdgeous is a perennial favorite. Spiced just right with cinnamon and nutmeg and set in a crumbly gingersnap crust, pop by for a slice after dinner in Bishop Arts (or downtown McKinney), or snag a whole one to impress your dinner guests.

2. Sprinkles Cupcakes

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4020 Villanova St
Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 369-0004
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Sprinkles' pumpkin cupcake is moist, slightly spiced, and topped with just the right amount — that is, a ton — of cinnamon cream cheese frosting. Available Wednesdays and Saturdays only for now, you can get it daily come November. Get your after-hours fix via the uber-convenient 24-hour cupcake ATM.
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3. Kate Weiser Chocolate

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3011 Gulden Ln #115
Dallas, TX 75212
(214) 326-6419
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Pumpkin spice is the newest flavor to Kate Weiser's line of gorgeous hand-painted bonbons. Weiser also shows off her serious chocolate skills with molded chocolate pumpkins that crack open to reveal a stash of pumpkin truffles, chocolate-covered apricots and orange peel, and toffee bits; at $24, they make a pretty ideal host gift (or a momentary "treat yo'self" indulgence).

4. Glazed Donut Works

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2644 Elm St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 741-2275
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Glazed's doughnut selection rotates daily, but currently you can expect to find a pumpkin pie cream-filled bismarck, a crusty and delicious pumpkin old-fashioned, or pumpkin cream cheese doughnut bread pudding — or, if you're lucky, all three at once.

5. MELT Ice Creams

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954 W Rosedale St
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(817) 886-8365
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Kari Crowe's hip ice creamery is keeping up with the seasons with a new flavor called Cheater Cheater Pumpkin Eater, made with real pumpkin, spices, and Avoca coffee (think of it as a more sophisticated frozen twist on the pumpkin spice latte). For the vegan crowd, there's also a butternut squash flavor.

6. Hypnotic Donuts

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9007 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX 75218
(214) 668-6999
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Dallas' original weirdo doughnut purveyor is currently frying up a pumpkin spice cake doughnut topped with whipped cream cheese frosting and cinnamon. Yes, please.

7. Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie

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3700 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 613-3570
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Three words: pumpkin spice macarons. This West Village bakery also has a layered parfait with caramel pumpkin mousse that resembles candy corn, and mini pecan pumpkin mousse tartlets.

8. Magnolia Motor Lounge

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3005 Morton St
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 332-3344
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Pumpkin... burger? Come again? Yes, it's real, and it exists at Fort Worth's beloved dive Magnolia Motor Lounge. It's got a pumpkin pie cream cheese spread, cayenne candied bacon, and a spicy pumpkin seed-studded bun, and it's available through the end of the month. (Served with sweet potato fries, natch.)
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9. La Popular Tamale House

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132 N Peak St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 824-7617
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Devoted fans of this East Dallas tamale purveyor wait patiently every year for the seasonal sweet-and-savory pumpkin tamales, which can be ordered by the dozen.

10. Remedy

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2010 Greenville Ave Ste B
Dallas, TX 75206
(469) 294-4012
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This recent additiont to Remedy's brunch menu is anything but basic: butter-pecan waffles are topped with caramelized apples, spiced pumpkin butter, and candied pecans, and a mini pitcher of Vermont maple syrup for slathering.

11. Torchy's Tacos

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5600 Smu Blvd
Dallas, TX 75206
(972) 993-8226
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Torchy's taco of the month for October is appropriately called The Scarecrow: pumpkin seed-crusted chicken tenders wrapped in a flour tortilla along with pickled carrots, roasted poblanos, queso fresco, cilantro, and chipotle ranch (because of course).
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12. Zoli's NY Pizza

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202 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 942-9654
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Zoli's knows that Dallas loves pumpkin spice, and they've answered our prayers with pumpkin zeppole — the little Italian doughnut holes that take a trip through the deep-fryer before being hit with a shower of pizza dude Lee Hunzinger's secret recipe pumpkin spice cinnamon sugar. Available on Fridays only.

1. Emporium Pies

314 N Bishop Ave, Dallas, TX 75208
Emporium's Drop Dead Gourdgeous is a perennial favorite. Spiced just right with cinnamon and nutmeg and set in a crumbly gingersnap crust, pop by for a slice after dinner in Bishop Arts (or downtown McKinney), or snag a whole one to impress your dinner guests.
314 N Bishop Ave
Dallas, TX 75208

2. Sprinkles Cupcakes

4020 Villanova St, Dallas, TX 75225
Sprinkles
Sprinkles' pumpkin cupcake is moist, slightly spiced, and topped with just the right amount — that is, a ton — of cinnamon cream cheese frosting. Available Wednesdays and Saturdays only for now, you can get it daily come November. Get your after-hours fix via the uber-convenient 24-hour cupcake ATM.
4020 Villanova St
Dallas, TX 75225

3. Kate Weiser Chocolate

3011 Gulden Ln #115, Dallas, TX 75212
Pumpkin spice is the newest flavor to Kate Weiser's line of gorgeous hand-painted bonbons. Weiser also shows off her serious chocolate skills with molded chocolate pumpkins that crack open to reveal a stash of pumpkin truffles, chocolate-covered apricots and orange peel, and toffee bits; at $24, they make a pretty ideal host gift (or a momentary "treat yo'self" indulgence).
3011 Gulden Ln #115
Dallas, TX 75212

4. Glazed Donut Works

2644 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226
Glazed's doughnut selection rotates daily, but currently you can expect to find a pumpkin pie cream-filled bismarck, a crusty and delicious pumpkin old-fashioned, or pumpkin cream cheese doughnut bread pudding — or, if you're lucky, all three at once.
2644 Elm St
Dallas, TX 75226

5. MELT Ice Creams

954 W Rosedale St, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Kari Crowe's hip ice creamery is keeping up with the seasons with a new flavor called Cheater Cheater Pumpkin Eater, made with real pumpkin, spices, and Avoca coffee (think of it as a more sophisticated frozen twist on the pumpkin spice latte). For the vegan crowd, there's also a butternut squash flavor.
954 W Rosedale St
Fort Worth, TX 76104

6. Hypnotic Donuts

9007 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
Dallas' original weirdo doughnut purveyor is currently frying up a pumpkin spice cake doughnut topped with whipped cream cheese frosting and cinnamon. Yes, please.
9007 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX 75218

7. Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie

3700 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204
Three words: pumpkin spice macarons. This West Village bakery also has a layered parfait with caramel pumpkin mousse that resembles candy corn, and mini pecan pumpkin mousse tartlets.
3700 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204

8. Magnolia Motor Lounge

3005 Morton St, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Magnolia Motor Lounge/Facebook
Pumpkin... burger? Come again? Yes, it's real, and it exists at Fort Worth's beloved dive Magnolia Motor Lounge. It's got a pumpkin pie cream cheese spread, cayenne candied bacon, and a spicy pumpkin seed-studded bun, and it's available through the end of the month. (Served with sweet potato fries, natch.)
3005 Morton St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

9. La Popular Tamale House

132 N Peak St, Dallas, TX 75226
Devoted fans of this East Dallas tamale purveyor wait patiently every year for the seasonal sweet-and-savory pumpkin tamales, which can be ordered by the dozen.
132 N Peak St
Dallas, TX 75226

10. Remedy

2010 Greenville Ave Ste B, Dallas, TX 75206
This recent additiont to Remedy's brunch menu is anything but basic: butter-pecan waffles are topped with caramelized apples, spiced pumpkin butter, and candied pecans, and a mini pitcher of Vermont maple syrup for slathering.
2010 Greenville Ave Ste B
Dallas, TX 75206

11. Torchy's Tacos

5600 Smu Blvd, Dallas, TX 75206
Torchy's Tacos SMU/Facebook
Torchy's taco of the month for October is appropriately called The Scarecrow: pumpkin seed-crusted chicken tenders wrapped in a flour tortilla along with pickled carrots, roasted poblanos, queso fresco, cilantro, and chipotle ranch (because of course).
5600 Smu Blvd
Dallas, TX 75206

12. Zoli's NY Pizza

202 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208
Zoli's knows that Dallas loves pumpkin spice, and they've answered our prayers with pumpkin zeppole — the little Italian doughnut holes that take a trip through the deep-fryer before being hit with a shower of pizza dude Lee Hunzinger's secret recipe pumpkin spice cinnamon sugar. Available on Fridays only.
202 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208

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