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Looking for some good squash and pumpkin recipes that your kids will love? Look no further! Below are some tasty treats that are easy to make and fun to eat.

Squash Pizza

Cut the squash (either yellow or zucchini) into slices, saute in olive oil and minced garlic for 3 minutes. Top prepared pizza crust with sauce, cheese, squash, and whatever else you might want to add. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 12 minutes.

To make it fun, you can use cookie cutters or a knife to make shapes out of the squash is the circles are big enough.

Soft Pumpkin Cookies

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
1 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
1 t ground cinnamon
1/2 t ground nutmeg
1/2 t salt
1 1/2 c granulated sugar
1/2 c butter (1 stick), softened
1 c canned pumpkin
1 large egg
1 t vanilla extract
Glaze (recipe below)

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease baking sheets.
COMBINE the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in medium bowl. Beat the sugar and butter in a large mixer bowl until well blended. Add in the pumpkin, egg and vanilla extract until smooth. Slowly add the flour mixture until blended. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets.

BAKE cookies for 15 to 18 minutes or until the edges are firm. Cool on baking sheets for about 2 minutes then move to wire racks to cool completely. Drizzle the glaze over cookies.

GLAZE:
COMBINE 2 cups of sifted powdered sugar, 3 T milk, 1 tablespoon melted butter and 1 T vanilla extract in small bowl until smooth.

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  1. Oh those cookies sound delicious. Have you tried them without the glaze? I think I’m going to leave the glaze off them
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