Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups raw whole pumpkin seeds 2 teaspoons butter, melted 1 pinch salt DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Toss seeds in a bowl with the melted butter and salt. Spread the seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for about 45 minutes or until…

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Bread

Ingredients: 1 1/2 c. pumpkin 3/4 c. vegetable oil, 2 1/2 c. flour 2 c. sugar 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 tsp. nutmeg 3 /4 tsp. cinnamon 1 c. nuts chopped 1 c. raisin 3 1 lb. coffee cans. Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Makes three loaves. Beat these…

Easy Pumpkin Cake

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups sliced almonds 3 eggs 1 16-ounce can pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling) 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 package yellow cake mix (1 pound, 2 1/4 ounces) 1 teaspoon grated orange peel Orange glaze (see below). Instructions: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spread almonds in a single…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

INGREDIENTS: 1 (15 ounces) can solid pack pumpkin puree 1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen apple juice concentrate 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 1/2 cups water DIRECTIONS: Remove pumpkin from a can and freeze for 1 hour. In a blender combine partially frozen pumpkin, frozen apple juice concentrate, nutmeg and cinnamon….

Pumpkin Dip

INGREDIENTS: 1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese, softened 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 (15 ounces) can solid pack pumpkin 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon frozen orange juice concentrate DIRECTIONS: In a medium bowl, blend cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Gradually mix in the pumpkin. Stir in the…

Spiced Pumpkin Dip

By Chef K.T. Murphy INGREDIENTS: 1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese, softened 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 (15 ounces) can pumpkin puree 1 tablespoon Pumpkin Pie Spice 1 teaspoon pure Orange Extract 1/2 teaspoon Ground Ginger gingersnap cookies DIRECTIONS: Blend cream cheese and confectioners sugar until smooth in a food processor. Remove cover, add pumpkin…

Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients: 1 package (9 ounces) prepared graham cracker pie crust 1-pint vanilla ice cream softened 1 can (16 ounces) pumpkin 1 cup whipped cream 3/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon salt Instructions: Fill pie crust with ice cream; freeze until solid. In medium bowl, combine pumpkin, whipped cream, sugar, pumpkin pie…

Pecan Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients: 3 eggs 1 cup solid pack pumpkin 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 2/3 cup corn syrup ½ cup sugar 3 tablespoons melted butter ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 cup pecan halves 1 unbaked 9-inch pastry shell. Instructions: Stir together 1 slightly beaten egg, pumpkin, 1/3 cup sugar, and pie spice. Spread over…

Pumpkin Cake Roll

Ingredients: Cake: 3 eggs — room temp. 1 cup sugar 2/3 cup canned pumpkin 1 teaspoon lemon juice 3/4 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup walnuts, chopped Filling: 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 6 ounces cream cheese 4 teaspoons butter 1/2 teaspoon…

Pumpkin and Praline Pie

Ingredients: 2 pie crusts Filling: 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 tbsp. flour 1 tbsp. bitters (optional) 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. ginger 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1/4 tsp. cloves 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 tbsp. butter 1 can (29 oz.) pumpkin 1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk 1/4 cup…

Famous Pumpkin Nut Bread

Ingredients: 1 cup butter, melted 4 eggs 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) pumpkin 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. ground cloves 1 tsp. ground nutmeg 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2-3/4 cups flour 1 cup chopped nuts Instructions: Melt butter. Add eggs and…