Stuffed Miniature Pumpkin Recipe

Jack Be Little Pumpkins

Stuffed Miniature Pumpkin Description

When it comes to preparing and serving food, they say “it’s all about the presentation”. The stuffed miniature pumpkin creates the perfect novel presentation.

Small  three to four inch “Pepo” or “Jack-Be-Little”  miniature pumpkins make a novel serving dish for your favorite stuffing. Your guests will rave about eating out of the cute little mini pumpkins.


  • Miniature pumpkins
  • Your favorite stuffing (see suggestions below)

Stuffed Miniature Pumpkin Recipe Directions:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 250° F.
  2. Wash the pumpkins.
  3. Cut the tops off the pumpkins.
  4. Scoop out the insides.
  5. Place a piece of foil on a cookie sheet and place the pumpkins on the sheet.
  6. Put the pumpkins in the oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until the insides just begins to soften.
  7. For use with cold foods, allow to cool.
  8. Stuff pumpkins with your preferred stuffing (see below).

Stuffing Tips and Suggestions:

  • You can use a wide variety of foods and recipes to stuff in the pumpkin.
  • Food can be hot or cold.
  • For hot foods, you can even cook it right in the shell.
  • Use creativity and when in doubt, try it.
  • Some of our suggestions are listed below:

Hot Foods

  • Hot Apple Sauce
  • Turkey or Chicken stuffing
  • Soup, especially Pumpkin Soup

Cold Foods

  • Apple Sauce, a great serving dish for kids.
  • Pumpkin Puree, add Nutmeg and Whipped cream on top
  • Jell-O
  • Vanilla or Chocolate Pudding
  • Ice Cream- Vanilla, or Pumpkin are great, Chocolate for the kids

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