The arrival of fall means chunky sweaters, cooler weather, and lots of pumpkin recipes. A ton of fall recipes call for pumpkin pie spice, but save yourself a trip to the grocery store and make your own with spices you probably have lying around your kitchen. Making your own pumpkin pie spice is cheaper, stays fresher longer, and gets you ready for the best season yet. 

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

  • Prep Time:2 mins
  • Cook Time:0
  • Total Time:2 mins
  • Servings:1
  • Easy


  • 1/4 cup cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoons allspice
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Annie Lee
  • Step 1

    Combine all the spices in a small bowl and whisk until evenly combined, or combine all the spices in a jar (I used an old spice jar) and shake until well combined.

    coffee, chocolate, condiment
    Annie Lee

Two minutes later, you've got your own pumpkin pie spice that you can add to your coffee, cupcakes, or cookies — the possibilities are endless. Stay basic, my friends.