Pumpkin Pie Dip

I saw this recipe and knew I had to try it. I absolutely love fall food. All the apples, pumpkin, and cranberries. And, this was an opportunity to use my Little Dipper. I love using it because it’s so cute 🙂 We were having friends over to watch some college football and just hang out. This was a great addition to our menu. I served it with pretzels and ginger snap cookies.

Little Dipper Pumpkin Pie Dip – from A Year of Crockpotting
1 cup canned pumpkin pie mix – I used a can of pumpkin and added some cinnamon and nutmeg
4 oz cream cheese – I used Tofutti Better than Cream Cheese
1/4 cup sour cream – I used Trader Joe’s goat milk yogurt
chopped walnuts, optional

I use my Little Dipper—these measurements are perfect for a little dipper. If you don’t have one, you can put an oven-safe dish inside of your large crockpot.

Add the cream cheese to the Little Dipper. Top with sour cream (yogurt), then pour in the pumpkin pie filling.

Cover and cook for about an hour, then stir well. If the cream cheese isn’t fully melted, cook a bit longer. The Little Dipper doesn’t have temperature settings, you just plug it in. If you are going to use a big crockpot with an oven-safe dish inside, cook on high for about an hour, or 2 on low.

Garnish with chopped walnuts, if desired. I set out some walnuts and planned to serve the dip with them, but ended up forgetting.

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6 Responses to “Cara’s Pumpkin Pasta”

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    Cara — October 29, 2009 at 1:41 pm

    So glad you liked it, Jen! And what a pretty picture. I have been trying to think of something to make for your Power of Pink challenge but I just haven’t done much baking lately at all (and for some reason, savory pink ideas are escaping me!)

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    oneordinaryday — October 29, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    I actually haven’t made it yet, but I do have a pumpkin pasta dish bookmarked for the weekend. : ) This one sounds delicious though. I might need a change of plans now!

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    stephchows — October 29, 2009 at 3:35 pm

    Looks delicious! You HAVE to make this at some point! Super easy and so so tasty

    http://stephchows.blogspot.com/2008/04/pumpkin-gnocchi.html

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    nutmegnanny — October 30, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    Mmmmmmm sounds delicious:)

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    bridget {bake at 350} — October 31, 2009 at 12:42 pm

    I haven’t made it, or HEARD of it!!! Oh my goodness, it sounds AMAZING! Next week, this is on my grocery list!

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    SnoWhite — October 31, 2009 at 4:21 pm

    I had to come and see what “pumpkin pasta” was… how tasty looking! I have bookmarked this for future reference!

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