10/22/2015 04:19 EDT | Updated 10/23/2015 02:59 EDT

18 Ways To Use Leftover Pumpkin

Because this time of year, you probably will end up with some lying around.

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Whether you've opened a can of pumpkin puree or have gutted an actual gourd, it's safe to say you probably have some leftover pumpkin just laying around.

Before you pitch it, check out the slideshow below for 18 ways to use leftover pumpkin. From delicious dishes like pumpkin pancakes and pumpkin dips to creative crafts like pumpkin planters and even a face mask, there are so many ways to put your pumpkins to good use.

And if crafting isn't quite your thing, we've also rounded up 28 mouthwatering pumpkin recipes that go far beyond the classic pumpkin pie.

What do you do with leftover pumpkin? Share your tips in the comment section below.

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