Pumpkin Buns

With Canadian Thanksgiving happening this weekend, I thought I would like to repost my favourite fall bun recipe. I made a batch of them in preparation for the turkey-cranberry sandwiches I am dreaming about.

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I have made these buns for Thanksgiving dinner for the past couple years and I really like them. They are golden and pumpkin-shaped, delicious, and add a festive touch to the dinner table. I also make them, formed in a standard bun shape, for school lunches in the fall season. I use the bread machine to make the dough, so that is the form of the recipe.

Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

Add to the bread machine in the following order:

1 cup milk
1 cup pumpkin puree
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup white sugar
6 Tablespoons butter
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon salt
5 cups flour
4 1/2 teaspoons yeast

Set machine to dough setting and let the magic happen. I love doing my dough in the bread machine as it holds the heat and humidity in a way our house does not.

Reserve for later:
20-25 pistachios
1 egg…

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