Tasty Treats

Tasty Treats

Besides all that delicious candy, Halloween is a great time for all kinds of tasty treats. 

Here are a few of our favorites, plus links to lots of other delicious Halloween dishes.

  • Rinse pumpkin seeds and remove pulp. 
  • Drain seeds thoroughly and spread out on paper towels on a baking sheet to dry overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 250F. Line a baking sheet with non-stick foil.
  • Spray seeds with cooking spray, or toss them in olive oil or butter.
  • Sprinkle with garlic powder, onion powder, salt, seasoned salt, cayenne pepper or any combination of your favorite seasonings. 
  • Toss to coat all seeds thoroughly.
  • Spread seeds onto the baking sheet and bake about 1 hour, stirring every 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown. Cool seeds before eating
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 quart natural vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 9-inch pie crust, baked
  • In a large bowl, mix all of the ingredients except the pie crust. 
  • Blend well.  Pour the filling into the pie crust, and freeze until ready to serve. 
  • Makes 8 servings.
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease cookie sheets.
  • In large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla, egg, and pumpkin.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon; stir into mixture until well blended. Stir in cranberries, walnuts, and orange zest.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2/3 evaporated milk
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 7 oz. marshmallow creme
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Line a 9x9 inch pan with aluminum foil and set aside
  • In a 3 quart saucepan, heat milk and sugar over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon.
  • Mix in pumpkin puree and cinnamon, bring back to a boil. Stir in marshmallow creme and butter. Bring to a rolling boil. Cook, stirring occasionally for 18 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add white chocolate chips and vanilla. Stir until creamy and all chips are melted. Pour into prepared pan.
  • Cool, remove from pan and cut into squares. Store in a cool, dry place.

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