September 24, 2011

Pumpkin Pie Popsicles

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Pumpkin! Pumpkin! Pumpkin!

It's finally that time of year where all the most amazing fall pumpkin and apple recipes come out of the wood-works. I have been drooling over all the amazing recipes that have been coming out from bloggy friends and I can't keep up with how many I wanted to make but luckily these made the cut!
 So I started to make these the other night and go figure I pull them out today to  test, taste and take my pic's and it just so happens to be the muggiest warmest day in a while... perfect for my fall pumpkin pie popsicles.

me = soooo happy!
The idea of these is so wonderful because who is to say that you have to wait till fall to enjoy the wonderful taste of pumpkin pie... you don't. Mix these puppies up (in like seconds), freeze, and before you know it you can be having your favorite pie in the middle of the summer.

Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays because it's simply a day of Thanks with friends, families and amazing food. Now I don't think we should all deprive ourselves in waiting all year long for this fabulous holiday just to bite into our favorite treat, instead were bringing the taste of pumpkin to an all year long treat.
Paul definitely snuck a popsicle the night I made them, to which I didn't know if they had even enough time to completely freeze but of course that didn't stop him.

I was waiting until Saturday because it's finally the weekend and with the weather and no plans today besides QT with my pups, I was absolutely going to be relaxing and enjoying my pumpkin pie.

It was fabulous. Creamy and 'dense' tasting just like that sliver of pie on Thanksgiving. Just as Marla mentioned in her Happy Pumpkin post, my almond milk rose to the top as the pop froze but every bite was rich and delicious.
Even though we are fully diving into fall with it's wonderful crisp air, the leaves changing and long sleeves, test these simple and healthy popsicle treats this weekend. Your family and friends will not only be impressed but they will be smiling ear to ear.

I mean come on, it's Pumpkin Pie... in a popsicle.
What could be better? 
Pumpkin Pie Popsicles
Recipe and photos by A Healthy Jalapeño
Original recipe by Family Fresh Cooking

8 ounces of unsweetened original Almond Milk
4 ounces 100% pure pumpkin
1 tbs blue agave sweetner
1/2 tsp cinnamon
pinch of salt

In a bowl, whisk together all ingredients. Add extra sweetener to taste. 

Pour into popsicle mold with about 1/4 inch room at the top. Put the mold topper on and place popsicle sticks through. Freeze for about 2 hours or until frozen solid. 

Gently remove pops from molds.
This recipe won Top 5 on: Deelicious Sweets Pumpkin Blog Hop



Ann said...

These are wonderful! How clever to use agave sweetener and almond milk! I bet they were amazing!

A Feast for the Eyes said...

I'm a pumpkin pie slut. I love anything that tastes like Thanksgiving. Who knew that Popsicles would look so gorgeous...and pretty healthy. Beautifully photographed!

Laura Jeanne said...

Thank you, thank you, I have been working really hard on my pictures lately so I am so glad they are looking better.
And Pumpkin Pie slut... I think I just pee'd my pants a little from laughing so hard. Love it!

Krista said...

OMG first off, @ Feast---pumpkin pie slut----I can't think of a more perfect way to describe a love of pumpkin, and evidently we have the same pimp b/c I too love the stuff! LOL Thanks for sharing Laura at Church Supper! Have a blessed week :)

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Steve @ the black peppercorn said...

Saw this on kristas's blog and it so intrigued me! looks great

Joy Braha said...

How wonderful and so pretty! Do you think these would be good to make for my diabetic father???

Mama J said...

Love this! I stopped making popsicles with the cooler weather but not any more!

monster cakes said...

I'm drooling. I think I would eat anything pumpkin flavored. It's my favorite thing.

Lulu's Sweet Secrets said...

Great idea! I love this!

sally said...

I love all things pumpkin, so I'm sure I'd love these popsicles! They look fantastic!

Shaheen said...

I've come over from Pumpkin Blog Hop and have to say I am so glad I did, these are totally awesome. If I don't get roudn to making them this year, I certainly will next year!