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How to Make Pumpkin-Flavored Treats for Fall

How to Make Pumpkin-Flavored Treats for Fall

pumpkinHomemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

If you want to adjust the amount of sugar in a PSL, don’t want to drive all the way to Starbucks every time you want one or just want to save money, then this recipe is for you. This pumpkin spice latte also has real pumpkin in it!

You’ll need pumpkin puree (the kind that comes in a can), pumpkin pie spices, black pepper, granulated sugar, vanilla extract, whatever kind of milk you like, strong coffee and whipped cream.

And voila, you can make your own pumpkin spice lattes all year long. Read the instructions here.

Pumpkin Swiss Cake Roll with Hazelnut Buttercream

Feeling confident in your baking skills? Then feel free to try out this delicious-looking, bigger, pumpkin-flavored take on Little Debbie’s classic Swiss Cake Rolls. It will look perfect on the table at your fall gatherings, or even Thanksgiving, that is, if you feel ready to part with a classic pumpkin pie.

The ingredients include cake flour, corn starch, baking powder, ground cinnamon, ground ginger, ground nutmeg, salt, eggs, dark brown sugar, pumpkin puree, lemon juice, vanilla extract and powdered sugar. For the hazelnut syrup you’ll need sugar, hazelnut liqueur and water. Finally, for the buttercream, you’ll need sugar, egg whites, unsalted butter and hazelnut liqueur.

You’re free to impress all of your guests. Read the instructions here.

Pumpkin Spiced Caramel Corn

If you’re looking for something a little less heavy and great for munching, then this is the perfect snack. All you need is sugar and spice! All kidding aside, here’s what you’ll need.

The recipe calls for popcorn kernels, pumpkin pie spice, kosher salt, baking soda, unsalted butter, packed brown sugar and vanilla extract.

Munch on this during your scary movie marathons! Find the recipe here.

Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies and Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

No matter what kind of cookie-lover you are, you’ll love both of these pumpkin cookie recipes.

For the oatmeal cookies you’ll need unsalted butter, packed dark brown sugar, granulated sugar, pumpkin puree, eggs, vanilla extract, bread flour, old-fashioned or rolled oats (not the kind you dump from a tiny paper bag and put in the microwave), ground cinnamon, baking soda, kosher salt and chocolate chips. Learn how to make them here.

For the snickerdoodles you’ll need unsalted butter, pumpkin puree, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, all-purpose flour,cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ground nutmeg. Read the instructions here.

Keep an eye on your cookie jar!

Pumpkin Muffins and Pumpkin Pie Pancakes

Pumpkin for breakfast? Of course! No matter what your breakfast preferences are, you’ll definitely want these in your kitchen.

For the pumpkin muffins, you’ll need all-purpose flour, cinnamon, ground ginger, nutmeg, ground cloves, salt, unsalted butter, light brown sugar, eggs, pumpkin puree and vanilla extract. Follow the directions here.

For the pancakes, you’ll need all-pupose flour, baking powder, baking soda, kosher salt, packed brown sugar, ground cinnamon, ground ginger, grated nutmeg, buttermilk, pumpkin puree, separated eggs, vanilla extract, cooking oil, powdered sugar, maple syrup, butter and whipped cream. Learn how to make them here.

All your days will start off the right way with these tasty breakfast treats!

Pumpkin Spiced Peanut Butter Cups

What could be better than Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups? Festive fall peanut butter cups, of course! For these tasty snacks you’ll need peanut butter or other nut butter, powdered sugar, pumpkin spice mix, dark chocolate or milk chocolate and optional pumpkin butter.

You’ll wonder if you’ll ever go back to regular peanut butter cups! Read the instructions here.

Classic Pumpkin Pie

Finally, if you really want to impress this fall, try your hand at the most timeless of all the pumpkin-flavored desserts: the pumpkin pie.

To make one, you’ll need, an unbaked pie crust, pumpkin puree, granulated sugar, packed brown sugar, fine salt, ground cinnamon, ground ginger, ground nutmeg, ground cloves or allspice, whole milk, heavy cream, eggs and vanilla extract.

Good luck making this one without any help! Read the directions carefully here.

All of these may seem daunting, but CTBest’s apartment kitchens are well-furnished with everything you need to make these delicious and festive treats. Learn more about living in a CTBest apartment by visiting www.CTBestApts.com.

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