I absolutely love pumpkin especially when I find creative ways to use it such as this decadent dip showing. The picture with the dip served in the hollowed-out pumpkin is ingenius and what a clever thing to do. I will definitely do this in the next few weeks.
1× 8-oz pkg Cream Cheese, softened
½ – ¾ cup Sugar, to taste
1× 15-oz. can Pumpkin, not pie mix
1 tsp Vanilla
1 tsp Cinnamon
½ tsp Nutmeg
¼ tsp Cloves
1 Small Sugar or Pie Pumpkin, hollowed-out
Gingersnap Cookies or Graham Crackers
Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth, add pumpkin and beat well. Add spices, then adjust sugar to taste. Cover and refrigerate a few hours or overnight. Fill hollowed-out pumpkin with dip. If desired, sprinkle top with cinnamon-sugar and roasted pumpkin seeds. Serve with graham crackers or gingersnap cookies.