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Desserts
Sep
20
2010

Cinnamon Toasted Pumpkin Pie Tarts

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Can I just say how fabulous these Cinnamon Toasted Pumpkin Pie Tarts were? Quick, simple and cute as a pumpkin tart ๐Ÿ™‚

Break out your Fall cookie cutters….. a leaf, acorn or any fun Fall shape you wanted. These turn out absolutely adorable….and not to mention ultra tasty.

No need to sweat over this recipe, it takes a whole 10 minutes of prep time and they are ready for the oven. Love it! Hope you enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

Here’s your line up ๐Ÿ™‚

Is there anything better than a waterfall of sugar!? Lol!

Prepare the pumpkin pie filling.

Mix it all together.

Cut out your cute little pumpkin tart forms!

Brush each with butter then sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.

Spoon pumpkin pie filling onto center of your pumpkins and time to bake!

Mmmm, toasted and tasty!

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Cinnamon Toasted Pumpkin Pie Tarts

1 Cup canned pumpkin

1/4 Cup granulated sugar

1/4 Cup heavy whipping cream

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg

4 sheets (2 boxes) of puff pastry, thawed

3 Tablespoons melted butter

3 Tablespoons granulated sugar

1 1/2 Tablespoons ground cinnamon

Melted chocolate for drizzling (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl mix the pumpkin, sugar, heavy cream, egg, cinnamon and nutmeg until creamy and well combined.

2. Place puff pastry onto a lightly floured countertop and cut out 4 pumpkins per sheet of pastry. Place pumpkin cut outs onto silpat or parchment lined baking sheets. Brush each pumpkin lightly with butter then sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Spoon about 2 Tablespoons of pumpkin pie filling around center of pumpkins leaving 1/4 inch border around edges.

3. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until puff pastry is golden brown on the edges and pumpkin pie is cooked through. Let cool for 10 minutes on baking sheet then transfer to cooling rack. Serve room temperature or chilled. Drizzle with melted chocolate if desired before serving.

16 pumpkin pie tarts

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  1. 1

    Whaaaat?! This looks incredible! I would have NEVER thought to do something like this. I want to eat them thru my screen.

  2. 2

    amazingly i have never worked with puff pastry before, but i need to make these!

  3. 3

    these are way too adorable…and i love that they’re so simple too!

  4. 4

    These tarts are adorable! Not sure how you kept them around long enough to take these gorgeous photos. Yum, yum, please bring me some now ๐Ÿ™‚ xxoo

  5. 5
    Noelle says:

    Great looking pumpkin pie tarts! YUM

  6. 6
    Angela says:

    Ok, that is SERIOUSLY one of the cutest things I’ve seen. I’m definitely making this (and yes, I realize I say that about all of your recipes).

  7. 7

    How cute and yummy!!

    Unfortunately, I have yet to find canned pumpkin in my area. I am told that the so called “pumpkin shortage” is a myth, but as long as everyone buys into the theory and stockpiles it as soon as it hits shelves….it’s pretty much a reality.

    So as of yet, no pumpkin for me.

    Sigh….maybe someday soon!!

  8. 8
    Heather says:

    So cute Jenny! Love them! I wish had one of them right now. Yum!
    I made sure to stocked up on pumpkin so these are a must try. I bet these would be good as sweet potato tarts too…that is if you couldn’t get your hands on pumpkin. ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. 9

    They’re so cute!! Apparently, we both have pumpkin on the brain today ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. 10
    Maria says:

    I love your photos! What a cute dessert for fall too!

  11. 11
    Camille says:

    Love everything about these! You are so creative and fun!

  12. 12

    They look delicious! Love pumpkin! Thank you for sharing!

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    Erin says:

    So easy yet so perfect! Cant wait to make these!

  15. 15

    Ah, loving the little paper recipe at the bottom! And oh my gosh, these look amazing. Can you believe I’ve never used the puff pastry sheets?

  16. 16

    How freakin’ cute are these?! Love them, such a great idea!

  17. 17
    marisa says:

    I was just thinking about creating something similar to this with pumpkin. Thanks for helping me out. I will be making these this week.

  18. 18
    Jan says:

    This look amazing! Great idea!

  19. 19

    What a cute idea! I love anything pumpkin pie related. These are great! Love the cute shapes as well!

  20. 20
    Michelle says:

    How adorable! Any excuse to use my cookie cutters!

  21. 21
    avril says:

    LOVE these adorable little treats! I am for sure breaking out my pumpkin cookie cutter ASAP! ๐Ÿ™‚

  22. 22
    Amanda :) says:

    So cute! ๐Ÿ™‚ Totally my kind of pie! (AKA mostly crust with just a little bit of filling :D)

  23. 23
    Jamie says:

    These are super duper cute Jenny! And I love anything pumpkin. My daughters would have fun making these.

  24. 24

    I’m so impressed with your creativity! What a great idea. Can’t wait to try it!

  25. 25

    Those are just TOO cute! I first thought you had used flaky biscuits instead of puffed pastry…I bet the flaky biscuits would make great “breakfast tarts”!

  26. 26
    Tracy says:

    These are so adorable! Love that pumpkin cookie cutter too!

  27. 27
    Julie says:

    Wow, I’ll bet your house smelled like fall ๐Ÿ™‚

  28. 28
    Jennifurla says:

    You are very inventive, wonderful dish

  29. 29
    Kristen says:

    These are so brilliant, Jenny! What a delicious looking treat!

  30. 30

    Love this idea, so creative! These are perfect for upcoming fall parties!

  31. 31
    patsyk says:

    These are absolutely adorable! I love finding new ways to use puff pastry!

  32. 32
    Tina says:

    Oh my goodness! Those look amazing. And I love how simple they are.

  33. 33
    Sues says:

    Wow, these look out of this world! I LOVE the pumpkin shape, but I reallyyyy LOVE the photo of the sugar shower. You got some seriously fabulous shots!!

  34. 34
    techkim says:

    That is soooo cute. I think my preschoolers will love to make them.

  35. 35
    maggie says:

    These look awesome! I’ve been trying to hold off baking with pumpkin until fall “officially” starts. I’ve accumulated about 15 new pumpkin recipes, and this is definitely going to the top of that list!

  36. 36

    They look delicious, I love pumpkin ๐Ÿ™‚ so glad it’s pumpkin season!!!!

  37. 37
    Kim in MD says:

    These look AMAZING! You are so creative! I love that you take simple ingredients and turn them into something with “wow” factor! Your photos are gorgeous, Jenny!

  38. 38
    Mona says:

    Oh. My. Gawd!! I have been thinking of pumpkin for the last few days and this morning I wake up to this!!!
    *cue the angels singing*

    I will definitely have to try these : )

  39. 39
    Mikalisa says:

    These r so cute! Look yummy! Thanx 4 sharing!:) Going 2 have 2 pull out the “Halloween” labeled box out of the garage now! lol. That’s where the cookie cutters r located.

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      Mikalisa says:

      FYI: made these last night w/ the kids! Turned out awesome and a lot of fun! Thanx again! Btw, what do u do w/ the extra dough?

  40. 40
    Kristin says:

    These look awesome! I am all about pumpkin this time of year. Made pumpkin waffles for breakfast last Saturday (see blog) and will have to make these next Saturday. Thanks for sharing!

  41. 41

    What a cute idea! These look delicious, I definitely going to have to try these ๐Ÿ™‚

  42. 42
    Jennay says:

    I can NOT wait to try this recipe this weekend!! Such a great Fall treat!! Thanks for this awesome recipe!! =)

  43. 43

    OMG these look sooooo tasty! This look like a great alternative to eating an entire slice of pumpkin pie. Any idea how many calories compared to a pumpkin pie?

  44. 44

    Delicious! They’d be great for breakfast or dessert. Or lunch. Or dinner.

  45. 45
    Krista says:

    Brilliant idea! Love this!

  46. 46

    Delicious and easy…my favorite combination ๐Ÿ™‚ I will have to give this a try. I have all the ingredients on hand!

  47. 47
    Eliana says:

    WOW – these look amazing. A great new way to enjoy pumpkin. Can’t wait to give them a try ๐Ÿ™‚

  48. 48

    These are so cute! I love the idea of mini pumpkin pies. This will be a favorite throughout the fall.

  49. 49

    I can’t enough of pumpkin-flavored goodies during the fall season! This looks delicious!

  50. 50
    Robin says:

    This look wonderful! I can just smell them now!

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  52. 52
    Jen says:

    Oh my! I went to the store today and bought everything to make these. So easy and SO yummy!!! My family loved them. Thanks for sharing!

  53. 53

    These are adorable and look so easy to make. I have some of that puff pastry in my freezer and a can of pumpkin in my cupboard. How fortunate!

  54. 54
    Emily says:

    Love it.

    Please tell me where you got your fork? It’s absolutely adorable!

  55. 55

    These are so flippin’ cute! I love using puff pastry for easy desserts.

  56. 56

    Thanks so much for sharing. Your pictures are beautiful and your recipes are so inspiring. I went ahead and featured this recipe along with your Chocolate and pumpkin shortbread bars on my Fall Friday recipe post. I can’t wait to try them! ๐Ÿ™‚ Check it out: http://chicagocuisinecritique.blogspot.com/2010/09/fall-friday_24.html

  57. 57

    OMG, these are brilliant. I want them now, and will definitely be making them this fall!! Just bookmarked. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  59. 59
    Nicole says:

    I just finished baking these and they are WONDERFUL! One of the BEST pumpkin desserts I’ve ever had! I even cut out squares and rectangles out of the extra dough so I could nibble on those and take the actual cookies to work tomorrow! YUM!

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    Shanda says:

    I made these over the weekend and they are fabulous!! I only had a smaller pumpkin cookie cutter, so it made a few more than the recipe said, but the more the better!! :0)

  61. 61

    These pumpkin tarts are so adorable!! I love that you’re on a pumpkin kick right now. Wish it would cool down in OC so I can turn on my oven!! I can’t wait to try them!

  62. 62

    Oh, I LOVE these, Jenny! So cute and easy. Great idea.

  63. 63
    Chez Us says:

    I am always inspired when people come up with fantastic ideas using the simple ingredients. I love this! I can only imagine how wonderful your kitchen smelled during the baking – like fall!

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    TidyMom says:

    I’m in LOVE!!! and I have puff pastry just waiting for a fantastic recipe……..and I’ve found it!! woohooo!!! Thanks! My girls will LOVE these!

  66. 66

    Just made these – loved them!

  67. 67
    Michelle says:

    Making these NOW! I can’t wait to try them.

  68. 68
    Jennifer S. says:

    Made these yesterday for my hubby….they are SOOOOO good! Will definitely be taking them as my dish at a friend’s get together. They were super easy to make and really tasty! I have never used puff pastry before and now I love it. Thank you for such great ideas!

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    Eve says:

    Made these yesterday-FABULOUS!!! But I was so sad to just throw out the extra puff pastry dough…what can you do with the extra?

  71. 71
    margie says:

    I just made these for my apple picking brunch, they went over well. I liked that you could taste the pumpkin and the pastry equally.
    I made two small changes and cut my puff pastry into squares. (I hate waste) and offered whipped cream on the side. My guests loved them! Thanks for the idea!

  72. 72
    Jennifer says:

    I made these last night – couldn’t wait to make my first pumpkin dessert of the season! These were light and delicious – perfect for those who love pumpkin and even those who don’t! I didn’t know what to do with the remainder of the puff pastry (roll it out to use again?) so I just cut the remaining dough into rectangle/squares from the edges and spooned the pumpkin just like for the others. When people want seconds, they don’t care what shape they’re in! ๐Ÿ™‚ So so good! Will definitely make again!

  73. 73
    Celeste says:

    Ok, these turned out fantastically!! Instead of drizzling with chocolate, I dolloped them with homemade whipped cream. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for the recipe!!

  74. 74

    These are too freakin’ adorable, I had to give them a try. My attempt at these tart are on my blog today, but certainly don’t stand up to your talent! Thank you for the continuous inspiration, I absolutely love your site!

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    Jennifer says:

    Thank you for posting this easy, wonderful recipe! I have already made it twice this fall. I use a mini pumpkin cutter and then use white chocolate to drizzle the “pumpkin lines”-so adorable and yummy!

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  78. 78

    Holy pumpkin these are fabulous! I just made them tonight and they seriously ROCK! This was my first time working with puff pastry. It is simply dreamy! Thank you so much for this recipe. I foresee it becoming a part of my autumn traditions.

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    lynn says:

    You sure know how to work a can of pumpkin! I have never seen pumpkin used in sooo many different delicious ways, thanks for the inspiration…
    besos,lynn

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    melissa says:

    these look amazing!!!! Do you think they could be baked and then frozen and thawed to eat at a later day????


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