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cream cheese-stuffed pumpkin donut holes

a recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

My daughters recipe that I fell in love with. I love anything pumpkin, and especially w/ cream cheese, goes great w/ my coffee...yum!

serves 1-1/2 dozen
prep time 20 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cream cheese-stuffed pumpkin donut holes

  • 1-1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • dash
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1 c
    pureed pumpkin
  • 1 tsp
  • 1
  • 1
    8 oz pkg reduced-fat cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    light brown sugar

How To Make cream cheese-stuffed pumpkin donut holes

  • 1
    Fill a pot w/ oil, heat until hot enough to fry. In bowl, sift together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves.
  • 2
    In another bowl, whisk together pumpkin, egg and vanilla. Add to flour mix, just until combined. gather a spoonful of dough, and place a cube of cream cheese in center of dough. Cover the cream cheese fully w/ dough.
  • 3
    Repeat w/ dough and cream cheese. Gently place donut holes in batches in oil. Fry a few minutes each side. Drain on paper towels. In small bowl, mix together 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon and brown sugar. Roll donut holes in mix.