September 1, 2015

Pumpkin, Parmesan And Cracked Black Pepper Spread


Forgo the usual bread basket for a more satisfying alternative: warm crescents served with a pumpkin, Parmesan and cracked black pepper spread.


  • 1 stick salted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree (not pie filling)
  • 2 tbsp finely grated parmesan cheese (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp freshly cracked black pepper (or to taste)
  • Optional: 1/2 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme


Serve With



  1.  Place all ingredients in a bowl and stir until evenly incorporated. (Alternatively, place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until incorporated.)
  2. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator, and allow to come to room temperature before serving.

Find more recipes in the H&H Party Planning Guide, plus visit


Stacey Brandford


Food styling, Ashley Denton. Props, Sasha Seymour.

Sponsored By:

Pillsbury/Betty Crocker

Tags: Pillsbury