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Pumpkin Treat

A treat to quell those sweet cravings.



  1. In a microwave safe bowl, microwave cream cheese and butter for about 30 seconds or until soft.
  2. Mix in pumpkin, then add Splenda and pumpkin pie spice to taste.
  3. Eat warm or cold or however you please!
  4. Note: if using canned pumpkin, make sure to get pure pumpkin rather than pumpkin pie filling. The only ingredient listed on the can should be "pumpkin".
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Sounds yummy but I don't think this recipe would be considered Fat Flush friendly in phase one or two, because of the dairy and fat content.
17 Oct 07 by member: Penny D.
I think this recipe would be ok in moderation, everything in it you can eat in phase one. Sounds good too.
23 Oct 07 by member: sweetsin
I LOVE pumpkin. On Atkins it is hard to get Vitamin A and this is loaded full. I have never tired with cream cheese--YUMMY!! Plus it has good fiber. This is so much better than taking vitamin pills.
24 Oct 07 by member: CharmE1
this would make a good dish to carry to Thanksgiving dinner as well!
24 Oct 07 by member: lorik
That is much faster than my own Atkins-friendly version. Thanks.
24 Oct 07 by member: sararay
It does sound good! Have you tried w/neuchatel cheese? ww has recipe using phyllo dough for crust.This may have too many points for me!
26 Oct 07 by member: bridgets
I actually tried it with 1/2 cup low fat ricotta and 1 tsp splenda brown sugar, it was still yummy!
28 Oct 07 by member: mta1026
Hello?!? One serving, with a quarter-cup of CREAM CHEESE plus a TBS of BUTTER?!? What planet are they living on? Since when is this a "diet" treat?!? I would certainly try it using fat-free cream cheese and diet margarine, but it might not taste the same -- don't know.
30 Oct 07 by member: Jalarti626
I tried this and it was so yummy!!!
04 Dec 07 by member: wds
I Love the low carb count on this treat!! Thanks so much for this great idea!!!!!
26 Dec 07 by member: buddyspandy
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Nutrition summary:

There are 334 calories in 1 serving of Pumpkin Treat.
Calorie break-down: 84% fat, 10% carbs, 6% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 289
Calories 334
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 32.12g 49%
  Saturated Fat 20.234g 101%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.188g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 8.733g  
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 178mg 7%
Potassium 209mg  
Total Carbohydrate 8.59g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
  Sugars 3.08g  
Protein 5.27g  
Vitamin A 214% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 8% Iron 11%
of RDI*
(334 calories)
17% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (10%)
Fat (84%)
Protein (6%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories