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Posts Tagged ‘pumpkin’

postheadericon Easy Pumpkin Pie

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Easy Pumpkin Pie is a delicous recipe that is perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter or anytime of the year. It takes only (10) minutes to prepare and (40) minutes to bake. This delicious pie will taste rich but it really isn’t since this is a healthier version. Ingredients include: Canned pumpkin, egg substitute, fat-free half and half, heavy cream, sugar substitute and is well-spiced. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints) recipe. Easy Pumpkin Pie will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.easy-pumpkin-pie

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 40 Minutes.
Total Time: 50 Minutes.


1 (9″) Pre-Baked pie crust
1 (15 oz) can pumpkin
3/4 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
2 Tbsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, (adjust as desired)
1-1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice, (adjust as desired)
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 cup fat-free half & half
1/2 cup liquid egg substitute
3 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
Sugar-free, Fat-Free Whipped Topping, optional

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postheadericon Pumpkin Bread-Pudding

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Pumpkin Bread-Pudding is an easy, quick and delicious (1) hour recipe that could be used as a snack, treat, breakfast, brunch or dessert. Ingredients include: Cubed French bread, canned pumpkin, stevia sweetener, cinnamon, pecans, pumpkin pie spice and vanilla extract. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Pumpkin Bread-Pudding will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 45 Minutes.pumpkin-bread-pudding
Cooking Time: 25 Minutes.


3 cups French bread, cubed
2/3 cup 1% milk
1/4 cup canned pumpkin
1 whole egg + 1 egg white
8 packets granulated stevia sweetener
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp chopped pecans

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postheadericon Pumpkin Cupcakes

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 7 votes

Pumpkin Cupcakes is an easy and delicious recipe that is made from a yellow cake mix and canned pumpkin. It is spiced wth cinnamon, cloves, and vanilla with a made from scratch cream cheese frosting. This is also a low calories, low sodium, low cholesterol, heart-healthy recipe. Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, school events, bake sales, or anytime. Takes only 35 minutes from start to finish. Makes (24) cupcakes. Pumpkin Cupcakes will be loved by your family, friends and guestpumpkin-cupcakess.


Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 minutes.

Cupcake Ingredients

1 box, (2-layer size), yellow cake mix
1 box, (4-serving size), vanilla instant pudding mix
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 cup cooking oil
1/2 cup water
3 eggs
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1-1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp vanilla extract

Frosting Ingredients

1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup, (1/2 stick), butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 (16 oz) box powdered sugar

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postheadericon No-Bake Pumpkin Pie

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

No-Bake Pumpkin Pie is a delicious, rich and creamy pie that is perfect for your Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and New Year’s Day dinner menu. Since it leaves your oven free for the entree and side dishes. Pumpkin, spice, sweetened condensed milk, and whipped topping combine together in a ready made pie crust to make it is a simple to assemble dessert. Makes 10 servings. No-Bake Pumpkin Pie will be loved by all your family, friends and guests.no-bake-pumpkin-pie


1 envelope unflavored gelatin, (such as Knox brand)
1/3 cup water
1 can (15 oz) pumpkin
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1-1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
2 cups thawed, frozen whipped topping
1 large (10 inch, 9 oz) graham cracker pie crust
Whipped Topping for garnish, (optional)


1. Sprinkle gelatin over water in a small saucepan. Let stand 1 minute. Cook and stir over low heat until gelatin dissolves.

2. Combine pumpkin, sweetened condensed milk and pumpkin pie spice with a wire whisk until well blended. Stir in gelatin mixture. Let cool 10 minutes. Gently stir in whipped topping.

3. Pour mixture into crust. Refrigerate at least 3 hours, or until set.

4. Cut pie into 10 equal size slices. Top each serving with whipped topping if desired.

Source: Original recipe and image from: Butterball.com http://www.butterball.com/recipes/detail/easy-no-bake-pumpkin-pie

Calories: 302, Total Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 14mg, Sodium: 328mg, Sugars: 35g, Carbohydrates: 46g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 6g

postheadericon Pumpkin-Pecan Squares

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Pumpkin-Pecan Squares is an easy and delicious recipe for your Thanksgiving, Christmas and/or Easter dinner. A fabulous option instead of the traditional pumpkin pie. It may look difficult but it is very easy and takes only (20) minutes to prepare. It is baked in a 13X9 inch baking pan, if you have a glass baking dish I would recommend using that instead of a metal pan, as the presentation will attract a crowd. Just the right amount of spices bring out the fabulous pumpkin pie flavor and a brown sugar pecan topping. Whipped cream to finish it off. Makes 12 Servings. Pumpkin-Pecan Squares will be loved and asked for often by everyone in your family, friends and guests.pumpkin-pecan-squares


Crust Ingredients:

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup uncooked old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 stick butter, softened

Filling Ingredients:

3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 (15 oz) can pumpkin
1 (12 oz) can evaporated milk
2 eggs
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp ground cloves

Topping Ingredients:

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans


Whipped Cream if desired.


1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Combine all crust ingredients in a small bowl. Beat at low speed until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom of ungreased 13×9-inch baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, combine all filling ingredients in a large bowl. Beat at medium speed until smooth; pour over crust. Continue baking 20 minutes.

3. For the topping; stir together the 1/2 cup brown sugar and pecans in a small bowl; sprinkle over filling. Continue baking for 15 to 25 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely. Store refrigerated.Top each square individually, when served, with Whipped Cream if desired.

YIELD: 12 Servings.
WeightWatchers PointsPlus+ = 10 per 1/12 recipe serving size:

Calories: 360, Fat: 17g, Cholesterol: 75mg, Sodium: 220mg, Carbohydrates: 49g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 6g

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