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Candied Pumpkin
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Contributed by: Jacqueline MarshallAdded: Oct 24, 2011 at 02:25 PM


Sweet & Gooey, Cinnamon-Spice Pumpkin

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • Pumpkin
  • Butter or Margarine
  • Cinnamon
  • Sugar
  • Nutmeg, Allspice, Cloves, Ginger
  • or Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • Chopped Pecan (Or your favorite nuts)
  • Mini-Marshmallows
How to make it:
  1. Pre-Heat Oven to 450
  2. Cut pumpkin, remove seeds & peel skin.
  3. Chop into bite sized pieces and place in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add 1 stick of Butter or Margarine (softened), 1 1/2 cups Sugar, & add spices to taste - mix well.
  5. Mixture should be a little gooey and look like dark brown sugar.
  6. Pour pumpkin mixture into large baking pan and use a rubber spatula to get all of the sugar mixture in.
  7. Sprinkle with chopped pecans (1/4 - 1/3 cup).
  8. Bake at 450 for 30-45 mins until pumpkin pieces are soft all the way through.
  9. Top with marshmallows and bake until toasted (3-5 mins)
  10. Serve and Enjoy!

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pumpkin1 B B N N A N B B
Butter1 A A A A N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Cinnamon1 N N N N A A N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pecan/Pecan Butter1 ,2 N N N N N N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Allspice1 N N A A A A N N
Nutmeg1 N N N N N N A N
Clove- N N N N N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ginger1 B B N B B B B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.

  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 30, 2011 at 07:40 PM By: Lola