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Spiced Panela Pumpkin Skull Cookies

A sweet and scary treat the little ones can enjoy as much as the adults, these Spiced Panela Pumpkin Skull Cookies are bound to be a hit thanks to having hearty pumpkin, sweet panela and flavorful chai tea.


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Pumpkin Donut Eyes with Dulce de Leche Cream

These pumpkin donut eyes are are deliciously sweet and wonderfully kid friendly, with their petite portions. The donuts are flavored with pumpkin puree, stuffed with dulce de leche, and drizzled with a blood orange glaze. 


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Pumpkin Polenta Cakes with Queso Fresco

Enjoy the flavors of fall's favorite gourd with these Pumpkin Polenta Cakes with Queso Fresco. Salty and slightly sweet, they make an excellent appetizer, topped with a fresh roasted sweet pepper sauce.


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Mini Marshmallow Mummy Cakes

These Mini Marshmallow Mummy Cakes are made with sweet potato panela cake and coconut whipped cream topped with gooey roasted marshmallows. 


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Cinnamon Panela Ghoul Crisps

A spooktacular treat for kids and adults, these Cinnamon Panela Ghoul Crisps are a cinch to make and will help quell your sweet tooth while still allowing you to partake in that Halloween spirit!


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Chile Chocolate Blood Tarts

Elevate your taste buds and your Halloween table with these Chile Chocolate Blood Tarts; they are supremely tasty and oh-so-easy to make!


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Chile Chocolate Monster Bark

This Chile Chocolate Monster Bark is slightly spiced and sweetly spooky thanks to the addition of cayenne, cinnamon, vanilla, almonds and candy eyes!


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Edible Holiday Gifts: Nuts
Edible Holiday Gifts: How To Make Seasoned Nuts

Forget the cookies, bring on the nuts! Almonds, cashews, and walnuts are sturdy nuts that hold up well in the oven and taste even more delicious when spiced. From sweet maple to smoky ancho chile and spicy cayenne pepper, these nuts have flavor and crunch perfect for the holidays. They're also easy on the wallet when bought in bulk and are easy to bake up en masse. Just spill them into themed holiday wrappers, wrap a ribbon around the package, and you're ready for Christmas. 


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Curried Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup
Curried Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup

Curried Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup is slightly sweet and full of warm spices like ground chili, powdered ginger, and black pepper making it a perfect soup to enjoy as a main course with a side of crusty bread or a light green salad. 


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Lime Macerated Strawberries with Sweet Citrus Coconut Whip
Lime Macerated Strawberries with Sweet Citrus Coconut Whip

A fresh dessert that is easy to make, these Lime Macerated Strawberries with Sweet Citrus Coconut Whip are sinfully delicious without the guilt. And yes, you can have a whipped dessert without dairy. Here's how! 


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