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Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Spiced Pumpkin Jammers

Dorie's Cookies Dorie Greenspan spiced pumpkin jammers on eatlivetravelwrite.comI made this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies for Canadian Thanksgiving a couple of weeks ago. Here’s a confession for you – I’m not a fan of pumpkin pie, it’s something to do with the texture (and believe me when I say I’ve tried a lot of different pumpkin pies!). It’s also not something I grew up eating so every Thanksgiving, I’m looking around for something else to serve. This year I served a lemon tart but I had my eye on these spiced pumpkin jammers too! As they are cookies, I figured they would be easy to make ahead of time and also they would free up fridge space!

Dorie Greenspan spiced pumpkin jammers on eatlivetravelwrite.comBasically this is a version of Dorie’s classic jammers – a spice cookie topped with a mixture of pumpkin purée and cream cheese which is then topped with the “anything streusel” crumble mixed with pumpkin seeds. So, yes a three part production – none of the elements is complicated but it does take some time (especially because the dough needs chilling) – but one that worked out well as I pottered around the kitchen preparing all the rest of the food for our meal.

Tuesdays with Dorie Dorie Greenspan spiced pumpkin jammers on eatlivetravelwrite.comVerdict: All of the flavour of pumpkin pie without the weird texture! Dorie is a genius!

Get the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Spiced Pumpkin Jammers on page 359 of Dorie’s Cookies.

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3 Responses to Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Spiced Pumpkin Jammers

  1. steph (whisk/spoon) October 16, 2018 at 09:59 #

    haha- i like your verdict! i thought these had great flavor and were certainly very cute.

  2. Diane October 16, 2018 at 20:04 #

    I am glad you found a good substitute for a pumpkin pie. Lemon tart sounds good too.

  3. Sarah B. October 29, 2018 at 20:21 #

    I had the same thought! I don’t like pumpkin pie, though I try every year, but these were yummy (though I made mine with butternut squash)!

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