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Baked Miniature Pumpkins

Rated as 4.51 out of 5 Stars

"Individual baked pumpkins. Make one for every guest, festive and tasty. Originally submitted to "
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servings 79
Original recipe yields 2 servings (1 miniature pumpkin)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cut off the top of the pumpkin and scrape out all the seeds. Place the butter or margarine and brown sugar inside the pumpkin and sprinkle with ground cinnamon. Put the pumpkin lid back on and place pumpkin in a baking pan with a little water in the bottom.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 30 minutes or until tender. These can also be baked in the microwave on high for about 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 79 calories; 1.3 17.8 2.3 3 10 Full nutrition

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I followed the Barefoot Contessa's suggestion and filled these with homemade applesauce and baked for about an hour. The pumpkin flesh was tender and delicious with all the flavor of the applesa...

Such a treasure. I purchased quite a few little pumkins from the farmers market and followed the directions. Then i made mashed Yams ad added a bit of brown sugar, buter, milk and spices. I fill...

Interesting and fun. I couldn't find the pumpkins shown in the picture. When I saw mini's and asked if they were "sugar" pumpkins, everyone said no, they're only for decoration and not good for ...

tasty and easy...Everyone loved them-even my mother who doesn't like pumpkin. The only problem was I wasn't sure how big or how small of the sugar pumpkin to pick.

I really loved this dish. Everyone thought it was a lovely decoration until I told them that they are to be eaten. They turned out lovely! The kids thought it was a hoot to eat them too.

These were SO GOOD and my guests loved them. I didn't quite know what to expect but they were delicious and the look on everyone's face when I came out with a pumpkin on a plate was priceless. ...

This is an easy, beautiful way to serve sugar pumpkins! However, I would add more sugar, and salt for flavor-- otherwise the pumpkin can be a bit bland. Also, cook time needs to be at least 45 m...

Mine were a undercooked so next time I'll leave them in the oven longer. It wasn't very flavorful so we cooked some cinnimon apples and put them inside the pumpkin, it was so much better!

Use a magic marker to make a face on the pumpkin.