No. 1 : Quick Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Time! Chocolate Bites with PS Punch

5 Ingredient Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Bites

  • 1 Cup Your Choice Nuts – like Walnuts, Pecans or Almonds
  • 1 Cup Dates, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • ½ Cup Shredded, Unsweetened Coconut Flakes, divided
  • 1 Tsp Homemade Pumpkin Spice

Toast the nuts in a preheated 400F oven for about 7 minutes, (depending on the nut you choose, harder nuts take longer). Add the nuts to a food processor and chop until finely ground. Add the dates, cocoa powder, ¼ cup of the coconut and the pumpkin spice.  Process until fully incorporated. Form into balls with and roll in the coconut. Store in the fridge. They Freeze great!

Pumpkin Spice Punch 

  • 16 Cups Apple Cider (gallon) 
  • 1 Cup Allspice Liquor (or Dark Rum)
  • ½ Cup Orange Liquor
  • American Sparkling Wine

Rim your glasses with the Pumpkin 

Spice Rim. Mix the cider, allspice and orange liquor in a pitcher. Pour into iced glasses Add a splash of sparkling wine to finish.

Pumpkin Spice Rim

  • 2 TB Pumpkin Spice
  • 2 TB Raw Sugar
  • ¼ Cup Orange Juice

Mix the pumpkin spice and sugar together in a flat bowl or saucer. Add the orange juice to another bowl. Dip the rims of wine glasses in the orange juice and then the spice mixture.

No. 2 : Kitchen Scoop

Did you know that the earliest-known “pumpkin spice” reference dates back to a British recipe from 1675 with pepper, cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon?

No. 3 : Get Creative

Pumpkin Spice Mix

  • 4 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 Tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1 Tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Cloves

Add all the ingredients to a bowl and stir. Store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

No. 4 : Wine FIND of the Week

Underwood Bubbles
About $15

Here’s a weeknight sparkler that’s a blend of 40% Pinot Gris, 32% Pinot Noir and 28% Chardonnay mostly from Willamette Valley, Oregon. Topped with a “crown cap” instead of a cork or screw top its an easy, yummy way to celebrate Halloween or any day. You may be more familiar with a crown cap on a beer bottle, but its’ actually used in the creation of Champagne! You can also buy this fun wine in a can as well.

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