HALLOWEEN 'SANDWITCHES' WITH PUMPKIN/CREAM CHEESE/RAISIN SPREAD/DIP

 

  • Cooking Time: 0
  • Servings: 4-8
  • Preparation Time: 10

Ingredients

  • RECIPE: Pumpkin-Cream Cheese-Raisin Sandwich Spread
  • Ingredients
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened (or use whipped for a softer spread)
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp clove
  • 1/4 tsp paprika (this really adds depth to the flavor)
  • 1/4 cup (or more) raisins. For a softer texture and extra flavor, you can soak your raisins in spiced cider first to plump them up.

Directions

  • Directions
  • Beat cream cheese, brown sugar,maple syrup and vanilla until smooth.
  • Add pumpkin and spices and blend until smooth.
  • Add raisins.
  • Chill for at least 1/2 hour.
  • Use as a sandwich spread, or for dipping cookies or fruit.

Notes

These 'SandWitches' are made with cookie molds. They're fun for kids to make - easy, tasty and squishable!

The Pumpkin/Cream cheese/ Raisin spread can also be used as a dip for cookies or fruit. A touch of paprika adds a depth to the flavor and balances the sweetness.

Website Credit: http://zandapanda.wordpress.com/2011/10/25/halloween-sandwitches-anyone-recipe-pumpkincream-cheeseraisin-spread-on-embossed-halloween-sandwiches/

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