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Pumpkiny Goodness

It's the time of year for pumpkin treats. I love pumpkin bread and everyone loves the recipe I use, but this post is about something slightly sweeter, Pumpkies! They can also be referred to as pumpkin brownies, although they don't have any chocolate.

They're super yummy, though!

I actually made a double batch here, which is why it's more than you'll see in the recipe at the end.

First things first, the recipe says to stir butter until light and fluffy. I'm not sure how they managed to do that, but I edited a bit and mixed it with the sugar. 

 Then I mixed in the egg and pumpkin puree:
It looks a little like tomato sauce, but I promise it's pumpkin.

Now for the dry stuff, the flour and spices. 

Everything's mixed, ready for the pan:

Like I said, this is a double batch, so I'm using a 9x13 pan. It still only took about 35 minutes in the oven, though.

And out it comes, beautifully golden and smelling heavenly.

Your taste buds are watering aren't they? They should be!

As promised, here's the recipe link.

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