How to Bake Pumpkin Rolls

Cream cheese filling surrounded by pumpkin goodness! What could be better for your Thanksgiving celebrations? (This is the recipe located on the back of the Libby pumpkin mix label!)

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How to Bake Pumpkin Rolls Recipe
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All the stuff you'll need!

All the stuff you'll need!

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Preheat your oven! 375 degrees Fahrenheit

Preheat your oven! 375 degrees Fahrenheit

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Use a jelly-roll pan.  Grease the pan just enough to place wax paper on.

Use a jelly-roll pan. Grease the pan just enough to place wax paper on.

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Like so!

Like so!

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Place wax paper down. Make sure the edges are sticking to the pan.

Place wax paper down. Make sure the edges are sticking to the pan.

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Grease the wax paper. Get the edges and corners really well to keep from tearing the cake later!

Grease the wax paper. Get the edges and corners really well to keep from tearing the cake later!

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Like this! Using your hands and getting messy makes sure you get all the missed corners!

Like this! Using your hands and getting messy makes sure you get all the missed corners!

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Sprinkle flour on top of the butter.

Sprinkle flour on top of the butter.

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Shake the pan until the flour covers the pan.

Shake the pan until the flour covers the pan.

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When measuring out any dry ingredients use the straight edge of a knife to level it. Watch the video!

When measuring out any dry ingredients use the straight edge of a knife to level it. Watch the video!

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Measure out 3/4 cup flour and put in a small bowl. Not the mixing bowl. I messed up lol.

Measure out 3/4 cup flour and put in a small bowl. Not the mixing bowl. I messed up lol.

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Measure 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder and add to flour mixture.

Measure 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder and add to flour mixture.

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Measure out 1/2 teaspoon baking soda and add to flour mixture.

Measure out 1/2 teaspoon baking soda and add to flour mixture.

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Measure out 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon and add to flour mixture.

Measure out 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon and add to flour mixture.

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Measure out 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves and add to flour mixture.

Measure out 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves and add to flour mixture.

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If you messed up like I did then dump the flour mixture into a small bowl.

If you messed up like I did then dump the flour mixture into a small bowl.

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Add 1/4 teaspoon salt to flour mixture and mix up and set aside.

Add 1/4 teaspoon salt to flour mixture and mix up and set aside.

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Measure out 1 cup of sugar and put in the mixing bowl.

Measure out 1 cup of sugar and put in the mixing bowl.

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We are going to add 3 eggs. Crack your eggs on the counter like so! Doing this rather then on the side of the bowl will keep from having shell pieces in your batter.

We are going to add 3 eggs. Crack your eggs on the counter like so! Doing this rather then on the side of the bowl will keep from having shell pieces in your batter.

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3 large eggs.

3 large eggs.

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Beat well until smooth. Like so

Beat well until smooth. Like so

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Might have small bubbles. That's okay.

Might have small bubbles. That's okay.

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Measure out 2/3 cups of your pumpkin mix.

Measure out 2/3 cups of your pumpkin mix.

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Beat well.

Beat well.

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Dump the flour mixture into the pumpkin mixture.

Dump the flour mixture into the pumpkin mixture.

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Stir well.

Stir well.

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Now we will dump this into that pan we greased and floured earlier.

Now we will dump this into that pan we greased and floured earlier.

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Spread the mixture evenly covering the pan.

Spread the mixture evenly covering the pan.

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Like this!

Like this!

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Shake the pan and bang it on the table to get the air bubbles to the top and to help evenly distribute the batter.

Shake the pan and bang it on the table to get the air bubbles to the top and to help evenly distribute the batter.

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Place in the oven.

Place in the oven.

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Set your timer for 13-15 minutes depending on your oven. 12 Minutes was perfect for me.

Set your timer for 13-15 minutes depending on your oven. 12 Minutes was perfect for me.

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While your cake is baking we will prep the thin cotton towel to roll the cake with.

While your cake is baking we will prep the thin cotton towel to roll the cake with.

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I use 1/4 cup powdered sugar. You can use more and coat the towel. Make it well so the cake doesn't stick and tear on the towel.

I use 1/4 cup powdered sugar. You can use more and coat the towel. Make it well so the cake doesn't stick and tear on the towel.

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I added even more.

I added even more.

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IT'S FILLING TIME!!!!! If you haven't done so wash your beaters and mixing bowl!

IT'S FILLING TIME!!!!! If you haven't done so wash your beaters and mixing bowl!

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Place one 8 oz package of cream cheese in the mixing bowl. (The great value tastes just as good as Philly for half the price)

Place one 8 oz package of cream cheese in the mixing bowl. (The great value tastes just as good as Philly for half the price)

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Add 6 tablespoons of butter.

Add 6 tablespoons of butter.

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Measure 1 cup powdered sugar and add to the bowl.

Measure 1 cup powdered sugar and add to the bowl.

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Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla.

Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla.

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Beat until smooth!

Beat until smooth!

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Ta da!

Ta da!

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Beep beep time to take the cake out! If cake doesn't spring back when touched then bake it some more. These next 5 steps should be done one after another.

Beep beep time to take the cake out! If cake doesn't spring back when touched then bake it some more. These next 5 steps should be done one after another.

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Take a knife and separate the cake from the edges. You'll hate yourself if you don't do this step!

Take a knife and separate the cake from the edges. You'll hate yourself if you don't do this step!

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Flip the cake onto the powdered sugar towel.

Flip the cake onto the powdered sugar towel.

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Take the wax paper off carefully. It may stick so be gentle.

Take the wax paper off carefully. It may stick so be gentle.

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Roll the towel up

Roll the towel up

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Place on a cooling rack.

Place on a cooling rack.

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Set timer for 5 minutes for the cake to cool slightly.

Set timer for 5 minutes for the cake to cool slightly.

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Beep beep. Time to unroll the pumpkin cake. You can let it cool a bit longer so the filling won't melt. Take your plastic wrap out and get ready to transfer the roll in it.

Beep beep. Time to unroll the pumpkin cake. You can let it cool a bit longer so the filling won't melt. Take your plastic wrap out and get ready to transfer the roll in it.

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When cake is cooled enough for you add in your cream cheese  filling.

When cake is cooled enough for you add in your cream cheese filling.

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Spread it evenly on the pumpkin cake.

Spread it evenly on the pumpkin cake.

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I like to add some flour to my hands to keep the cake from sticking to them

I like to add some flour to my hands to keep the cake from sticking to them

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Roll the cake. This can be frustrated if its your first one. You don't want the cake too cold because it will crack. Or too hot or the cream cheese will melt.

Roll the cake. This can be frustrated if its your first one. You don't want the cake too cold because it will crack. Or too hot or the cream cheese will melt.

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Carefully transfer the roll onto the plastic wrap. and wrap it up!!!!

Carefully transfer the roll onto the plastic wrap. and wrap it up!!!!

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Place in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving. If you freeze it still place in the fridge to make it cold. This will stop freezer burn.

Place in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving. If you freeze it still place in the fridge to make it cold. This will stop freezer burn.

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If you make these ahead of time you can wrap aluminum foil around the roll in plastic wrap and place in freezer. Pull out 45 mins+ before serving.

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Cutting the slices when the roll is still frozen will be easier then not frozen. You can make the slices more even and eye-appealing.

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Time to eat!!!! Sprinkle a touch with powdered sugar if you desire. Good for presentation.

Time to eat!!!! Sprinkle a touch with powdered sugar if you desire. Good for presentation.

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Happy Thanksgiving. Be safe and enjoy time with your family!

Happy Thanksgiving. Be safe and enjoy time with your family!

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