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Pumpkin Pie Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Tis the season for all things pumpkin! Although I would argue that pumpkin is pretty much a year-round treat. This is a delicious and pretty quick recipe that brings out all those delicious pumpkin pie flavors with the light and fluffy texture of cake.

Ingredientsdsc03022
4 eggs
1 and 2/3 C sugar
1 C vegetable oil
1 can (15oz) pumpkin puree
2 C flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking sodadsc03027
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon

Frosting
6 oz cream cheese
6 Tbsp butter, softened
3 C powdered sugar
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice (optional)dsc03030

Directions
Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.

Mix together eggs, sugar, oil and pumpkin.

Combine wet and dry ingredients, mixing thoroughly.

Bake at 350 for. Baking time varies for size of pan.dsc03034

Mix together all ingredients for frosting.

Spread on frosting generously.

Enjoy!

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies

What could be better than all the deliciousness of cheesecake served in bite-sized portions with just a hint of pumpkin flavor? This recipe is everything wonderful about fall.

Ingredientsdsc02795
8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
½ C butter, room temperature
½ C canned pumpkin
1 ½ C sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 C flour
½ C graham cracker crumbsdsc02801
1 ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
½ tsp cinnamon
Additional ½ C graham cracker crumbs and ¼ tsp pumpkin pie spice for rolling cookies

Directions

Stir together cream cheese, butter and pumpkin until smooth.dsc02802

Add in sugar and vanilla and mix until combined.

Add in flour, graham cracker crumbs, pumpkin pie spice, and cinnamon. Mix until smooth.

Scoop into balls and roll in remaining graham cracker crumbs and pumpkin pie spice.

Bake at 350 for 15 minutes (or a little less if cookies/cookie scoops are on the small side like mine).dsc02804

Remove cookie sheets and press down the tops of cookies so they come out flat.

Bake an additional 3 minutes.

Let cookies cool and store in the fridge.

Enjoy!

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