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10 Ways to Use the Last 1/2 Cup of Leftover Pumpkin Puree - Recipes from the Kitchn

10 Ways to Use the Last 1/2 Cup of Leftover Pumpkin Puree - Recipes from the Kitchn
From The Kitchn - November 24, 2017

While you can make your own pumpkin pure, most of us turn to the canned variety at least a few times during this season. It seems that inevitably there's always a little left over. Here are some ideas for using up that last half cup, or less, of pumpkin pure.

1. Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Lattes

That leftover half-cup of pumpkin pure can be used to whip up a batch of pumpkin spice lattes that rival your local coffee shop's version. Bonus: The slow cooker does all the work for you.

2. Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin pure adds an autumnal twist to these classic oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.

3. Wholesome Halloween Granola

This maple-sweetened granola is too good to serve only for Halloween. Pumpkin pure helps the oats clump while they bake to achieve plenty of crunchy clusters.

4. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

If you have just a half-cup of pumpkin pure left, you can make yourself a glass of this sweet smoothie that tastes like dessert but is totally acceptable for breakfast.

5. Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispies Treats

This seasonal take on the favorite no-cook treats has just a touch of an orange hue, thanks to the pumpkin pure, and is full of warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg.

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8. Pumpkin Pie in a Mug

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