Pumpkin Pizza

Pat Duran Recipe

By Pat Duran kitchenchatter

This recipe makes 2 dessert pizzas.
This is great for your holiday buffet table- because it's good both hot or cold. Just the right sweet and tangy.


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves:
8 to 12 servings
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
4 Tbsp
butter or margarine,soft
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3 c
pecan or walnuts, chopped
1/2 c
raisins or dried cranberries
1 1/2 c
pet evaporated milk
15 oz
can solid pure pumpkin
1 tsp
cloves
1 Tbsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
3 Tbsp
butter
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2 Tbsp
maple syrup
2 large
eggs, beaten
2
12 inch precooked pizza crusts
1/2 c
shredded cheddar cheese, or coarsely crushed gingersnaps
2 medium
thin sliced apples or a can mandarin oranges, drained
caramel ice cream topping
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 450^
In a large skillet over low heat add butter, nuts and raisins. Cook, stirring occasionally, until nuts and raisins are glazed and golden, about 20-25 minutes.
In a medium-size saucepan over medium heat, combine pumpkin, milk,maple syrup,beaten eggs, cloves,cinnamon and nutmeg and 3 Tablespoons butter, stirring well. Bring to a boil, lower the heat to medium low and cook until heated through and thickened slightly about 5 to 7 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Place the pizza crusts in the oven directly on the middle rack, top side down. Cook for 3 minutes. Carefully remove the crusts. Spread 1/2 the pumpkin mixture on each crust top. Arrange apple or orange slices on top of pumpkin. Sprinkle 1/2 the cheese evenly on each pizza.
Then sprinkle pecan and raisin mixture over the fruit. Place the pizza in the oven directly on the oven rack and bake for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until the cheese melts.
Using a large spatula and oven mitts, carefully remove pizzas. Place them on a large cutting board. Drizzle with caramel topping and/or sprinkle cinnamon sugar over top of pizzas, if desired. Cut and serve warm. Enjoy.
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Note:
Sometimes I make these in a sprayed jelly roll pan.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American