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A perfect cake for Thanksgiving! Layers of delicious pumpkin cake with hints of nutmeg are smothered in a rich cinn...

  • CAKE:
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin purée
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • Pinch salt
  • CINNAMON BUTTERCREAM:
  • 2 cups granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 7 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 6 sticks butter, chilled
  • CANDIED CRANBERRIES:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 1/2 cups whole fresh cranberries
4.5/5 (18 Votes)

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Pumpkin Bars with Brown Sugar Frosting are the perfect fall crowd-pleasing treat! Spiced thick & soft pumpkin bars ...

  • FROSTING:
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (4-ounces) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (7.5-ounces) pumpkin puree
  • 1 stick (4-ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon milk, plus more if needed
4.5/5 (15 Votes)

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This amazing pumpkin cheesecake starts with a spicy gingersnap crust and gets even better—thanks to a drizzle of ...

  • 1/2 cup chopped Planters Pecans, divided.
  • 38 Nabisco Ginger Snaps, finely crushed (about 1/2 cups).
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted.
  • 4 packages (8-ounces each) Philadelphia Cream Cheese softened.
  • 1 cup sugar.
  • 1 can pumpkin (15-ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pies spice.
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  • 4 eggs
  • 25 Kraft Caramels.
  • 1/4 cup milk.
4.5/5 (19 Votes)

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An exciting twist on a classic

  • 1 3/4 cups crushed graham crackers (from 14 sheets)
  • 1/3 cup light-brown sugar, packed
  • 6 tablespoons salted butter, melted
  • 3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened (I recommend using Philadelphia)
  • 1 cup light-brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • Salted caramel sauce (store bought)
  • Sweetened whipped cream, for serving, optional
4.5/5 (13 Votes)

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This exceptional Pumpkin Roll is super moist and flavorful

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 (8-ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons milk, only if needed
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • pinch of salt
4.5/5 (19 Votes)

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Pumpkin desserts are always a huge hit! These delicious bars are loved by everyone who tries them

  • CREAM CHEESE TOPPING:
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • PUMPKIN SPICE BLONDIES:
  • 1 cup (2-sticks) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for the pan
  • 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 2 teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 (15-ounces) can unsweetened pumpkin purée
4.4/5 (16 Votes)

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These cookie cups are like a mini single serving apple pie! With the perfect pairing of caramel and apples, this ma...

  • COOKIE CUPS:
  • 3/4 cups butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • CARAMEL SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • CINNAMON APPLES:
  • 2 apples, chopped
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
4.5/5 (14 Votes)

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So adorable! Prepare the cookies ahead of time and this is a perfect project for the kids to help with the big Than

  • 1 (16.5 ounce) package Nestle® Toll House® Refrigerated Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar Dough
  • 3/4 cup prepared chocolate frosting
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 48 Nestle® Toll House® Premier White Morsels
  • 48 Nestle® Toll House® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
  • 24 candy corns
  • 48 pretzel twist pieces for feet
4.5/5 (14 Votes)

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Try this delicious Ginger- Sweet Potato Cheesecake recipe

  • 12 ounces sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 15 gingersnap cookies
  • 3/4 cup fiber one cereal
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 8 ounces fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 8 ounces Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1 tablespoon whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
4.5/5 (14 Votes)

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This pumpkin pie cake combines traditional pumpkin pie with a buttery, crispy topping made from yellow cake mix

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • Whipped cream, if desired
4.3/5 (29 Votes)

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Strawberry, Mango & Rose Pavlova, a decadent, sweet and scrumptious treat

  • 6 egg whites
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon rose water or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4 cups sliced mango and strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  • Edible pink rose petals
4.6/5 (10 Votes)

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NO APPLES needed! Don't be skeptical, this retro recipe really does taste like apple pie!! Cheap to make too!

  • CRUMB TOPPING:
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (I used 1/2 teaspoon more)
  • 2 1/2 cups roughly broken Ritz crackers (I used R.F.)
  • 1 (9-inch) pastry pie crust, unbaked (I used frozen)
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice, divided
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
4.5/5 (24 Votes)

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