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Pumpkin Recipes (for everyone) and October printables (for preschool - k5)

Posted by on Oct. 12, 2011 at 3:18 PM
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I'll do the recipes first! Here are two of my favorites...

Roasted Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds Recipe:
Ingredients

  • 2 cups pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 300°F Mix all ingredients together and spread on a baking sheet. Pop them in the oven for about 20 minutes. Allow to cool before serving

Pumpkin Fudge:
Ingredients:
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter
2/3 cup (5 oz. can) evaporated milk
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
2 cups (12 ounce package) white chocolate chips
1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème
1 cup chopped pecans (optional)
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Directions:
1. Line a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with foil.
2. In a heavy medium saucepan, combine the sugar, brown sugar, evaporated milk, pumpkin, butter and pumpkin pie spice.
3. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
4. Boil, stirring constantly, for 10 to 12 minutes or until candy thermometer reaches 234° to 240º F (soft-ball stage).
5. Stir in white chocolate chips, marshmallow crème, nuts and vanilla extract and stir vigoriously for 1 minute until chips are melted.
6. Immediately pour into prepared pan. Let stand on wire rack for 2 hours or until completely cooled. Refrigerate tightly covered.
7. To cut, lift foil from pan. Remove foil and cut fudge into 1-inch pieces.

Now for the October printables:

Both downloads can be downloaded from the same site. (Click here) You'll find the download under the category: Holiday and Seasonal Related

by on Oct. 12, 2011 at 3:18 PM
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usmom3
by BJ on Oct. 12, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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 this is a great recipe for Pumpkin Squares

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/pumpkin-squares/detail.aspx

oredeb
by on Oct. 12, 2011 at 4:53 PM

 

yummmmm lynda! pumpkin recipes!! i better go check on my pumpkins to see if they are ready to be picked!hahaha

Quoting JustMom0813:

I'll do the recipes first! Here are two of my favorites...

Roasted Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds Recipe:
Ingredients

  • 2 cups pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preheat oven to 300°F Mix all ingredients together and spread on a baking sheet. Pop them in the oven for about 20 minutes. Allow to cool before serving

Pumpkin Fudge:
Ingredients:
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter
2/3 cup (5 oz. can) evaporated milk
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
2 cups (12 ounce package) white chocolate chips
1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème
1 cup chopped pecans (optional)
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Directions:
1. Line a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with foil.
2. In a heavy medium saucepan, combine the sugar, brown sugar, evaporated milk, pumpkin, butter and pumpkin pie spice.
3. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
4. Boil, stirring constantly, for 10 to 12 minutes or until candy thermometer reaches 234° to 240º F (soft-ball stage).
5. Stir in white chocolate chips, marshmallow crème, nuts and vanilla extract and stir vigoriously for 1 minute until chips are melted.
6. Immediately pour into prepared pan. Let stand on wire rack for 2 hours or until completely cooled. Refrigerate tightly covered.
7. To cut, lift foil from pan. Remove foil and cut fudge into 1-inch pieces.

Now for the October printables:

Both downloads can be downloaded from the same site. (Click here) You'll find the download under the category: Holiday and Seasonal Related

 

JustMom0813
by on Oct. 13, 2011 at 9:58 AM

Oh how I wish I had a place to grow my own pumpkins!

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