Pumpkin Pudding Recipe: Quick Recipe for a Delicious Winter Snack

Well we're done with the holidays, but that doesn't mean we don't still crave something tasty and delicious.  But, who wants to go through all the hassle of cooking and baking after we've just survived Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years?  Not me!  And that's why I've created this simple Pumpkin Pudding Recipe.  It's a quick recipe for a delicious winter snack!Pumpkin Pudding Ingredients:1 can pure pumpkin, 15 ounces 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk 1/4 teaspoon real vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger optional garnishes: whipped cream, graham crackers, gingerbread cookiesPumpkin Pudding Directions:Add ingredients to a bowl and combine with an electric mixer until well blended. Serve … [Read more...]

Simple Beaded Pumpkin Craft for Kids

Here's a sweet little beaded pumpkin that even the littlest hands can make.Supplies:green chenille stems (pipe cleaners) orange beadsDirections:Prepare your chenille stems by folding in half and twisting to create a loop -- this will be your stem. Fill both legs with beads, leaving a small piece of chenille stem empty at both ends. Twist the ends together and tuck inside the beads. Shape your pumpkin into a tall and skinny or short and plump shape!This is a great activity for a home or classroom Halloween party, or to keep little hands busy during pumpkin carving time. My girls like to wear them as bracelets and decorate all the door knobs in the house! Happy Halloween! … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

 As the temperature keeps dropping, thoughts of apples and pumpkins overtake my little cooking mind.  I seek out recipe that has either of these two quintessential fall treats.  These little muffins started out as a simple pumpkin muffin, but I have made several versions including this one with a cream cheese layer.  You could also adapt it by adding nuts, dried fruits or a crumb topping for a little variety.Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins - adapted from Cooking Light Ingredients Cake layer2 3/4  cups  all-purpose flour1  cup  granulated sugar1  tablespoon  baking powder1  teaspoon  baking soda1 1/2  teaspoon  ground cinnamon1/2 tsp nutmeg1/2  teaspoon  salt1  cup  canned pumpkin3/4  cup  light sour cream1/3  cup  2% milk1/4  cup  vegetable oil1  teaspoon  vanilla extract1  … [Read more...]