Appetizers and Dips
17 Fluffy a make flu9 dip Pumpkin day. Dip recipe ofers
that is great for a crisp autumn
`is children a firsthand taste of lightly sweetened pumpkin mixed with spices, milk, and sugar.
1 8-ounce container vanilla yogurt
1 15-ounce can solid packed pumpkin
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1⁄8 teaspoon ground allspice
1⁄8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups whipped cream (see whipped
cream recipe on page 13)
Cinnamon or regular graham crackers,
gingersnap cookies, and cut fruit
1 In a mixing bowl add yogurt, pumpkin, brown sugar,
Equipment Mixing bowl
Whisk Plastic wrap
cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and nutmeg. Whip with a
whisk until mixed thoroughly.
2 Fold in whipped cream until combined.
3 Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and chill for two hours.
4 Serve as a dip with cinnamon or regular graham crackers,
gingersnap cookies, and cut fruit.
Extension What color are pumpkins? Seek out pumpkins in a variety of
colors and shapes for discussion.
A Book to Read
It’s Pumpkin Time! by Zoe Hall tells the story of a brother and
sister and the pumpkin seed they plant.
Yield: Makes 40 servings. Serving size 2 tablespoons.
Nutritional information for dip: 2 grams fat, 3 grams carbohydrates, 0 gram fiber, 1 gram protein.