Mini Treats

Whipped Pumpkin Dip & Nilla Cookies in a cup

Whipped Pumpkin Dip Recipe with Nilla Cookies in a cup

Have you seen the pumpkin dip recipe, like everywhere?  Yeah me too and I finally caved and made some this past weekend for a little family get together. It was soooo good. Like beyond what you’d expect and it’s crazy simple to make. Mine was a little different, in that I used only 8oz of …

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Brownie with Cheesecake Topper

http://www.pumpkinista.com/images/uploads/brownie-with-pumpkin-cheesecake-topper.jpg This little brownie is to die for.  The richness of the brownie is offset nicely with the sweetness of the cheesecake topper.  I originally was going to make this more of a swirl, which you could easily do by mixing the cheesecake topper into the brownie mixture but I decided to leave them stacked. …

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Pumpkin Zeppole Pastry

Pumpkin Zeppole Recipe

Zeppoles are pastries that are deep-fried dough balls, similar to doughnuts and can range from very light and airy to bread-like, usually sprinkled or rolled in powdered sugar.  They are also sometimes filled with custards or cannoli pastry cream and not flavored but I had to try making pumpkin zeppoles because they just sound good. …

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Pumpkin Spice Baked Donut Holes

http://www.pumpkinista.com/images/uploads/pumpkin-donut-holes.jpg These little bites of delicious are made using a mini muffin pan, which I have been dying to use because I love little treats. I also love cakey donuts.  This combines that love into bite sized portions. Of course that doesn't necessarily help when you eat 10 of them. I made in the afternoon …

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Brown Butter Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting

http://www.pumpkinista.com/images/uploads/brown-butter-pumpkin-cupcakes-1.jpg I wasn't sure if I wanted to make mini donuts or cupcakes today. I got a new mini donut pan that I really wanted to try out, but I went with cupcakes today.  You can't really go wrong with cupcakes.  I found these in Martha Stewart's Cupcakes book and had never tried them before.  The …

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Pumpkin Soufflé

http://www.pumpkinista.com/images/uploads/pumpkin-souffle.jpg Last night Sean and I were watching Master Chef's Top 4 Compete episode.  In that episode, the elimination round required the two losing home chef's to bake not one, not two, but three different soufflé's.  After the episode was over, I really wanted a soufflé. It was just all that talk of them on …

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