Pumpkin Squares

Recipe: Pumpkin Squares


  • 2 cups canned pumpkin
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 36 gingersnaps


  1. Combine pumpkin, sugar, salt and spices
  2. Add toasted pecans
  3. Into a chilled bowl, fold pumpkin mixture into the softened ice cream
  4. Line bottom of 9x13x2 inch pan with half the gingersnaps, top with half the ice cream mixture
  5. Cover with another layer of gingersnaps and remaining ice cream mixture
  6. Freeze until firm, about 5 hours
  7. Cut in squares, garnish with whipped cream and pecan halves

From the kitchen of Alvina Krebsbach, Lake Crystal, MN

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