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It wouldn’t be fall without an overdose of pumpkin flavor. Pumpkin flavored anything and everything, in fact. But this recipe really takes our fall pumpkin addiction to a new level: pumpkin cream cheese. While Trader Joe’s is known to sell a spiced one, this particular recipe is lighter and can taste more authentically pumpkin. Just what we all need.

 

What you need

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup of canned pure pumpkin
  • 8 ounces of low fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • salt, to taste

 

Preparation

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients
  2. Mix either by hand or with a blender until desired consistency is reached, creamy and smooth to spread

 

And voila! Great to spread on bagels, crackers, bread, toast, or used in a dessert or fondue.

 

 

What do you think?

What do you think of the pumpkin flavor trend? Have you tried this recipe? Share with us in the comments section below!

Anna Patrick Author: Anna Patrick

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