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Pumpkin Torte

Pumpkin Torte

Ingredients
1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin, divided
1/2 cup milk
4 eggs
1/3 cup canola oil
1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice, divided
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
1/4 cup Marzetti’s® Caramel Dip
1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Directions
In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, 1 cup pumpkin, milk, eggs, oil and 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Pour into two greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans.

Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely

In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add the confectioners’ sugar and remaining pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice; beat until smooth. Fold in whipped topping.

Cut each cake horizontally into two layers. Place bottom layer on a serving plate; spread with a fourth of the filling. Repeat layers three times. Drizzle with caramel topping; sprinkle with pecans. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Recipe found here: Pumpkin Torte

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Pumpkin Chip Cream Pie

Ingredients
3/4 cup cold 2% milk
1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
2/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
Slivered almonds and chocolate curls, optional

Directions
In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes (mixture will be thick). Stir in the chocolate chips, pumpkin and pie spice. Fold in 2 cups whipped topping. Spoon into crust. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until set.

Spread with remaining whipped topping; garnish with almonds and chocolate curls if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: Pumpkin Chip Cream Pie

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Deluxe Pumpkin Cheesecake

Ingredients
1 cup crushed gingersnap cookies (about 20 cookies)
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup butter, melted
4 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened, divided
1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
2 tablespoons cornstarch
4 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup canned pumpkin
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1-1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg

GARNISH:
Chocolate syrup, caramel ice cream topping, whipped topping and additional crushed gingersnap cookies, optional

Directions
Place a greased 9-in. springform pan on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. square). Securely wrap foil around pan.
In a small bowl, combine the cookie crumbs, pecans and butter. Press onto the bottom of prepared pan. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack.

For filling, in a large bowl, beat 1 package of cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch until smooth, about 2 minutes. Beat in remaining cream cheese, one package at a time until smooth. Add remaining sugar and vanilla. Add 4 eggs; beat on low speed just until combined.

Place 2 cups filling in a small bowl; stir in the pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Remove 3/4 cup pumpkin filling; set aside. Pour remaining pumpkin filling over crust; top with remaining plain filling. Cut through with a knife to swirl. Drop reserved pumpkin filling by spoonfuls over cheesecake; cut through with a knife to swirl.

Place springform pan in a large baking pan; add 1 in. of hot water to larger pan. Bake at 350° for 55-65 minutes or until center is just set and top appears dull. Remove springform pan from water bath. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight.

Garnish with chocolate syrup, caramel sauce, whipped topping and additional crushed gingersnaps if desired. Yield: 12 servings.

Recipe found here: Deluxe Pumpkin Cheesecake

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Pumpkin Pie Cookies

Ingredients
Cookie Base and Topping
1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1/4 cup cold butter
4 oz (half of 8-oz package) cold cream cheese

Pumpkin Filling
3 oz cream cheese, well-softened
2 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
2 teaspoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

Directions
1 Heat oven to 350°F. Generously spray bottoms and sides of 24 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray. Place cookie mix in large bowl. Cut in butter and 4 oz cream cheese, using pastry blender or fork, until mixture is crumbly. (Do not overmix.) Reserve 1 cup cookie mixture for topping; set aside. Firmly press 2 tablespoons remaining cookie mixture evenly into bottom of each muffin cup.

2 In small bowl, add 3 oz cream cheese and stir until smooth. Add remaining pumpkin filling ingredients; mix well. Place 1 rounded teaspoon pumpkin filling in center of each cookie. Sprinkle each with 2 teaspoons reserved cookie topping.

3 Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until edges of cookies are golden brown. Cool completely in pan, about 30 minutes. Run metal spatula around edge of cookies in muffin tin to loosen.

Expert Tips
Cherry Pie Cookies Make pie cookies as directed above, using cherry filling instead of pumpkin filling. Make cherry filling by mixing 1/2 cup cherry preserves, 1/4 cup dried cherries and 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon.

Recipe found here: Pumpkin Pie Cookies

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Pumpkin Gooey Cake

Pumpkin Gooey Cake

1 hour 10 min prep

Cake
1 (18 ounce) package yellow cake mix
1 egg
8 tablespoons butter, melted

Filling
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 tablespoons butter, melted
1 (16 ounce) box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine cake mix and egg and butter mix well, pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 13×9 inch baking pan.

Filling: beat cream cheese and pumpkin until smooth, add eggs, vanilla and butter and beat together.

Next, add powdered sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and mix well. Spread pumpkin mixture over cake mixture and bake for 40 to 50 minutes. Do not over bake; the center should be gooey.

Recipe found at RecipeZaar

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