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pumpkin bites with cream cheese dip and candied pecans

Pumpkin Bites with Cream Cheese Dip and Candied Pecans

  • Author: Sharilyn
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 18 bites 1x


Pumpkin Bites with Cream Cheese Dip are a well-rounded treat! They're topped with crunchy candied pecans and drizzled with a cream cheese dip.



2 sheets puff pastry, cut into 18 squares (9 per sheet)

½ cup pureed pumpkin, canned

2-3 tablespoons Pumpkin Spice Simple Syrup

For the cream cheese dip:

¼ cup confectioners sugar

¼ cup cream cheese

4 tablespoons heavy cream

dash of cinnamon, nutmeg, and ground cloves

For the Crunchy Candied Pecans

Crunchy Candied Pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Using a mixing bowl, combine pureed pumpkin with  Pumpkin Spice Simple Syrup.
  3. On a flat surface, cut into puff pastry into 9 even squares per sheet of puff pastry. Place dough on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.  
  4. Place one tablespoon pumpkin mixture in the center of each square. DO NOT OVERFILL!! Gently bring up the corners to meet the middle of the square. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes.

For the cream cheese dip:

  1. Bring the cream cheese to room temperature. Add cream cheese, spices, confectioners sugar, and heavy cream to a mixing bowl. Using a hand mixer, blend until smooth.

For the Candied Pecans

  1. Follow the instructions on how to make these Crunchy Candied Pecans


Top the squares with chopped candied pecans

My *Crunchy Candied Pecan and *Pumpkin Spice Simple Syrup were used in this recipe. They are both linked in the post.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 216
  • Sugar: 4.3 g
  • Sodium: 91 mg
  • Fat: 15.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.7 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.7 mg

Keywords: pumpkin, pumpkin pie, pumpkin pie bites