Your kids LOVE Pumpkin Treats

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Your kids LOVE Pumpkin Treats!

pump1In culinary classes this month, your children are learning all about fiber, anti-oxidants, beta carotene…and the delicious fall squash that contains all three: PUMPKIN!
They learned how to make (and eat) a delicious pumpkin treat…and begged us to send home the recipe. How could we deny them!

pump2Dry Ingredients:
1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 1/4 cup wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt

Wet ingredients:
1 egg
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cut butter or smart balance
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon vanilla

pump3 Mix wet and dry ingredients thoroughly in separate bowls. Slowly add wet to dry ingredients until incorporated. Roll dough into 1/4 cup balls and drop on parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean from center. These treats will be soft, almost muffin top like texture.Yield 20-24 treats.

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