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"This makes enough to take to work and share some with friends. Makes a cute gift basket. Line a small recyclable basket with fall napkin or tissue. Place in real small pumpkins, jar of dip (1 cup each), box of ginger snaps and of course, the recipe in the basket. Tie with some raffia and its just like store bought."

Ingredients

3 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 can (30 ounces) pumpkin pie mix
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger

Instructions

In large mixing bowl, combine sifted powdered sugar and cream cheese; beat until blended (no lumps). Beat in remaining ingredients. Store in airtight container in refrigerator. Serve with ginger snaps. Makes 7 cups.

Mary Teager
Silvis



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