From Dinner to Dessert: 8 Ways To Use a Batch of Pumpkin Puree

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Every day this past week has started with a jar of pumpkin butter for me. This morning, after savoring its goodness on a slice of toast, I began to wonder what it would be like if the day ended with pumpkin butter, too. Even more so, I began to ponder if everyone’s favorite fall staple could be so versatile as to accommodate every meal of the day. Here are 8 ways to use a fresh batch of pumpkin puree:

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Clean Eating Pumpkin Butter – The Gracious Pantry
This is the culprit that started my downward spiral into all things pumpkin. This recipe simply starts with a pumpkin puree, use the next recipe (below) to make your own at home.

How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Puree – Smitten Kitchen
Make extra and use it throughout the day for the days and weeks to come with the recipes below.

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls – Smitten Kitchen
Moist Pumpkin Spice Muffins – Pioneer Woman

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Coconut Pumpkin Soup – Love & Lemons
Roasted Pumpkin Pie Chickpeas – Produce on Parade

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Pork and Pumpkin Chili – Food Network
Pumpkin Ravioli – Huffington Post

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What’s your favorite pumpkin recipe?