Last Updated: Oct 14, 2021 @ 8:27 pm.

What's the best pumpkin spice candle? We asked the pumpkin spice enthusiasts among our parent readers to try out a dozen candles that promise that famous scent. Which had the best aroma? Burned evenly? Here are the ones that topped our tests.

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Best Pumpkin Spice Candle

110-115 hours burn time
Wonderful scent notes of cinnamon, brown sugar, pumpkin and nutmeg in this candle! Long-burning candle that is 100% recyclable.

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Best Pumpkin Spice Candle: Yankee Candle Large Jar Candle Spiced Pumpkin

This candle topped our tests for best overall pumpkin spice candle—the best aroma, long burn time and delicious scent notes. Here’s more:

What We Liked

• Scent notes included clove, nutmeg, cinnamon and pumpkin with brown sugar.

• Long burn time at 110-115 hours.

• Natural fiber wick.

• 100% recyclable.

What Needs Work

• Could burn more evenly, in our opinion.

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Long Burning Pumpkin Candle

170 hours burn time
Vanilla and cinnamon are the key scent notes for this candle with a super long burn time. Liked the dual wick design. Made in the USA.
$21.95 ($1.03 / Ounce)

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Long Burning Pumpkin Candle: Village Candle Spiced Pumpkin

Yes, this candle topped our tests for the longest burn: just under 170 hours, which is impressive given the price! Here’s more:

What We Liked

• Scent notes included ginger, vanilla, cinnamon and pumpkin—great aroma!

• Burns evenly.

• Uses scented oils.

• Dual wick design.

• Made in the USA.

What Needs Work

• Too much vanilla said some critics of this candle!

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Best Candle For Cinnamon

100 hours burn time
Loved this made in the USA candle, which features more cinnamon aroma notes than others we tried. Plus gingerbread and pumpkin aroma! Smells like fresh baked goods.

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Best Candle For Cinnamon: Our Own Candle Company Pumpkin Spice

When it comes to pumpkin spice enthusiasts, we noticed that some fans like the pumpkin scent, while others preferred the pumpkin spice aromas. Those usually include cinnamon scent notes (as well as nutmeg and cloves).

If that’s you, we’d suggest Our Own Candle Company’s Pumpkin Spice candle—it had the most cinnamon of the candles we tried!

What We Liked

• Aroma notes also included gingerbread and pumpkin!

• Made in the USA.

• Affordable.

• Includes wick holder (which is removed when you light it!). This protects the wick during shipment.

What Needs Work

• Too much cinnamon, too little pumpkin say some critics. We see that point, but we know some folks prefer that!

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