It’s pumpkin season. There are so many great recipes you can make with pumpkin. Below are some simple and fun recipes kids can make with adult supervision.
*You can substitute the ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg for pumpkin pie spice in any of the recipes below
Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups of flour, 1 1/4 cups of brown sugar, 1 egg, 1 cup of mashed cooked pumpkin, 3/4 cup vegetable oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Pre heat oven for 350
Step 1: In a bowl combine flour, salt, baking soda, nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon and set aside
Step 2: In a separate bowl, add pumpkin, brown sugar, vanilla, oil and egg. Mix well
Step 3: Slowly add flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture and mix well
Step 4: Place spoonfuls of the batter on a greased cookie sheet
Step 5: Bake for 20 minutes or until they turn a light brown color
Step 6: Let cool and enjoy
Maple Pumpkin Cookies
ingredients: 2 cups flour, 1 cups mashed cooked pumpkin, 1 egg, 1 cup maple syrup, 1/2 cup butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, optional 1 cup pecans
pre heat the oven 350
Step 1: Cream the butter (mix well) in a large bowl
Step 2: Add pumpkin, maple syrup, egg and vanilla to the butter and mix until smooth
Step 3: In another bowl add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Mix well
Step 4: Add the flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture a little at a time mixing well. If adding nuts add them after all of the flour mixture has been added to the pumpkin mixutre.
Step 5: On a greased cookie s sheet drop spoonfuls of the dough, leave space in between each cookie as they will spread
Step 6: Bake for 15-20 minutes or until they are light brown
Step 7: Let cool and enjoy!
Pumpkin Waffles or Pancakes
Ingredients: 2 cups of flour, 3 eggs, 3/4 cup mashed pumpkin, 1/2 cup vegetable oil, 1 3/4 cup milk, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ginger, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon salt
Step 1: Beat eggs in a large bowl, add the milk pumpkin and vegetable oil, mix well
Step 2: In a separate bowl add the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, salt and nutmeg, mix well
Step 3: Add the pumpkin mixture to the flour mixture and mix well
Step 4: The batter is now ready. You can make waffles or pancakes or go crazy and make both!
Simple Pumpkin Pie
Pre heat oven 375
Ingredients: Frozen Pie Crust, 2 1/2 cups of cooked, mashed pumpkin, 4 eggs, two 15 ounce cans of condensed milk, 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon ginger, 1 teaspoon nutmeg, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
Step 1: Add all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix until all ingredients combined and smooth
Step 2: Pour the mixture into your frozen pie crust
Step 3: Bake for 50-55 minutes. To make sure pie is fully cooked when you pull it out poke the middle with a tooth pick or butter knife. If it comes out clean it’s done, if not cook for a little longer.
Step 4: Let cool and serve, If you like add some whip cream