pumpkin cut up
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  • 8 ounces softened cream cheese
  • ¼ cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. pumpkin-pie spice
  • ¼ cup toasted pecans (optional)


    With an electric mixer, beat until smooth softened cream cheese, canned pumpkin, brown sugar, and pumpkin-pie spice.

    On low speed, mix in toasted pecans (if using).

    Chill for at least an hour. If you like, garnish with more toasted pecans before serving.