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Jack Be Little Pumpkins

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Great for Thanksgiving

Ingredients

1 miniature pumpkin per person
1 tablespoon butter for each
1 teaspoon brown sugar for each
Sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350. Cut off the top of pumpkin (about a quarter of way down). Scoop out seeds and strings. Put butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in each pumpkin. Put tops back on. Place on cookie sheet and bake 45 to 55 minutes until fork tender. Serve.

Ginny DeGryse
Moline



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