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Pumpkin Pie Bombs

This is my copy-cat version I got from The hard part is making the crescent roll dough, it takes a long time. However if you just wanted to buy a pre-made one, it would be easy. I also use my homemade pumpkin puree for this recipe and my family like it.

1 tube crescent rolls1 c. canned pumpkin puree3 oz. cream cheese, softened to room temperature1 egg2/3 c. sugar, divided3 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, divided1 tsp. vanilla extractpinch of kosher salt2 tbsp. melted butter1/2 c. powdered sugar1 tbsp. milkDirections
Preheat oven to 375 and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.In a large bowl using a hand mixer, mix pumpkin, cream cheese, egg, 1/3 c sugar, 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice and vanilla. Mix until smooth and season with a pinch of salt.Unroll crescent rolls and pinch the perforations together to create one solid sheet. Cut into 8 squares.Dollop a rounded tablespoon of pumpk…

Our Thanksgiving

We rarely have people (friends or family) come to our house to celebrate a holiday meal. Unless they say they are coming before hand we don't invite them. And when we do invite them they tend to not show up and give us some lame excuse on why they never showed up.

However, this year DH long time friend invited his family to our house. Sure, I'll cook, just make sure you show up, I utter to DH. Which they did, but they had to live early because of his children & ex-wife.

I started preparing for this event on Monday before Thanksgiving.

I had to go back to the grocery store on Wednesday (the day before) because I forgot some key ingredients for some of the dishes. That place was a mad-house. Note to self: get everything early enough to avoid crowds.

We turned the living/dining/kitchen area of my late FIL (in-law suite) into a big dining room. As you can see below. I think we can still fit another table there. 25x15 room, I told DH if we remove the two rooms, we can have a m…