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Sweet Pumpkin Shell Dessert
1 10- or 12-inch pumpkin
4 apples, cubed (unpeeled)
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped nuts
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
2 oranges, peeled and chopped, or 1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ cup maple syrup or honey
Combine all ingredients (except pumpkin).
To prepare pumpkin
Scrub the pumpkin.
Carve out a 5- or 6-inch circle from the top and save for a cover.
Dig out seeds and soft interior and discard.
To cook pumpkin
Spoon recipe ingredients into the pumpkin shell.
Put the pumpkin lid back on and place the filled pumpkin in a 350-degree oven on a pie plate.
Bake until a fork can easily penetrate the shell (1 to 2 hours).
Remove the cover and serve from the shell.
Serve with ice cream or frozen yogurt if desired.
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