5 to Try: Pumpkin in Dallas

It's time to carve those jack-o-lanterns, but don't toss out Jack's innards. From pumpkin-based facial treatments to streudel cheesecake, there are plenty of places around Dallas that raid pumpkin patches for more than just seasonal decor.

Updated: November 23, 2009

The Power of Pumpkin

Breadwinners Cafe & Bakery

5560 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209

Any day is a good day for dessert at this Uptown cafe but a few pumpkin pies and cake make the holiday extra special. Stop in and try or take-out some pumpkin streusel cheesecake, pumpkin streusel bread, pumpkin bars and of course pumpkin pie.

Cultured Cup

8312 Preston Center Plz, Dallas, TX 75225

Get your caffeine at this Preston Center shop where they're percolating pumpkins for the Thanksgiving holiday. For a limited time they'll carry pumpkin pie flavored coffee so you can not only eat your favorite gourd but drink it too.

Eatzi's Market & Bakery

3403 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas, TX 75219

This European market brings chef crafted goods to Oak Lawn Avenue throughout the year and Thanksgiving is no exception. This holiday there's pumpkin pie and pumpkin cheesecake and the butternut squash bisque is worth a mention since it's in the pumpkin family.

Molto Formaggio

68 Highland Park Vlg, Dallas, TX 75205

Highland Park Village wants to excite you and your Thanksgiving guests this season. They offer a butternut squash ravioli from Italy and a pumpkin spice picante spread which will impress any chip or foodie.

V Spa at Hilton Anatole

2201 Stemmons Frwy, Dallas, TX 75207

Pamper yourself with pumpkins at the Hilton Anatole Hotel's luxury spa. Through Nov. 30, treat yourself with a cranberry pumpkin facial which is rich in antioxidants and relaxation.