10/22/2010

Pumpkin Dip

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Are you hosting any parties this fall or are you just looking for another yummy pumpkin recipe to serve to family and friends?  Try this delicious pumpkin spread.  It is super easy to make and it is enjoyed by kids and adults.  Just throw all the ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth.  Serve it with gingersnaps, butter cookies, graham crackers, pretzels sticks, apples slices or even pear slices.  And if there are any leftovers, make yourself a delicious fall breakfast treat and spread it over a toasted bagel.  A whole wheat bagel with dried cranberries would be my choice.  Mmmm-- so good!
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Pumpkin Dip
makes about 3 cups

1 8-ounce block of cream cheese, softened
1 15-ounce can of pumpkin purée or about 2 cups fresh pumpkin purée
1 cup packed light brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice or cloves
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Place all the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor.  Blend until smooth.  Scrape down the sides of the bowl and blend again.  Transfer the mixture to a serving bowl and refrigerate until ready to use.  Enjoy!

2 comments:

  1. We had company for dinner tonight and I made this dip. Everyone LOVED it. I served it with apple and pear slices and pretzel rods. It is a keeper.
    thanks
    gail

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  2. Gail,
    So pleased the recipe was enjoyed! Thanks for sharing.

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