This recipe was the second favorite at the 2012 Pumpkin Tasting in the office.  The recipe by Farmer’s Market Employee, Amy Smoker, won second place.  A strong cinnamon and spice flavor makes these little poppers the epitome of holiday fun!

Pumpkin Poppers

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup Farmer's Market Pumpkin puree
  • 2 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup milk

Cinnamon Sugar Mixture:

  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons Cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and all spices in a bowl. Whisk to combine. 

  2. In a separate bowl, mix oil, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, pumpkin and milk. Pour flour mixture into wet mixture until combined. Fill mini muffin tins until almost full. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

  3. After poppers have cooled a few minutes, melt 1 tablespoon of butter and dip in butter and roll around in cinnamon sugar mixture.