Mix these spices together extremely thoroughly. You can do this with a fork well enough. Put them into a jar with a lid, and they will keep well for future use any time the mood strikes you.
If you want to make a pumpkin pie, just stir some of this in with the can of pumpkin you bought at the supermarket.
You can stir some of this in when you make your own next batch of moonshine, too. It will also add nice flavor to plain cream cheese or plain yogurt.
You’ll enjoy pumpkin pancakes when you add this to your pancake batter. You can mix up some glaze for donuts by using confectioner’s sugar, water and adding these spices.
Sprinkle some of this on a toasted English muffin for a nice breakfast treat.
Give ‘ol Bowser a treat by mixing it in dog food. You can even use it as an underarm deodorant if you don’t mind walking around smelling like a pumpkin pie or a latte. (Well, maybe not.)
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