With all this year’s activities, the Reos will not be making Thanksgiving. It makes us sad since our way of doing Thanksgiving was a tradition we have enjoyed, but sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do, to keep your sanity.
However, that doesn’t mean that we can’t relive the memories by sharing the best thing about our Thanksgiving The Reo Way…the food. So I’ve shared two recipes: one that still has us saying “OMG” and another one that makes our holiday complete.
The Krispy Kreme Donut & Pumpkin Bread Pudding was on the menu for Reo Thanksgiving 2005. My husband made this amazing spread and his encore was this dish that we can’t even remember where he found it then, but I’m sure I have some cellulite that I can still credit from this dense dessert…But man, it is good.
1 cup granulated sugar
8 whole eggs
1/4 cup vanilla extract
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 (16-ounce) can pumpkin pie filling
1 stick butter
1 pound box confectioners’ sugar
Rum, to taste
* My recipe also appeared in the Junior League of Arlington’s “A Silver Celebration” ~ Celebrating 25 Years of Holiday Magic.
For other food news this week also see: Warm Cookies Mean Warm Meals for North Texans in Need