Put down the pie and pick up the waffles: This nutritional powerhouse and quintessential fall and winter ingredient can be a star at breakfast, lunch, dinner and, yes, dessert.
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Mousse with a Cookie Crunch
A pumpkin mousse flavored with maple syrup, rum, ginger, allspice, cinnamon and cloves would be delicious on its own. Add a topping of maple crème fraîche and gingersnap crumbs (homemade or store-bought), and you may never go back to plain, old pumpkin pie.