Jack-O-Lantern Pancakes

Sep 15, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. ET

Try this recipe for cute, simple pancake pumpkins that are perfect for a Halloween breakfast -- and sure to please your little goblins!

pumpkin pancakes

1 cup boxed pancake batter
1/3 cup whole milk
1/3 cup canned pumpkin (not pie filling)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
2 tablespoons oil
1 egg
Cooking spray

1. Preheat griddle. Spray with cooking spray.

2. Mix ingredients well. Drop onto hot griddle.

3. Make a small stem by adding a vertical line of batter at the top. These take approximately 1 minute longer than standard pancakes. Serve warm.

4. Top with maple syrup. Make a whipped cream eyes, nose and mouth. Add a beard or ears for extra giggles!