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This recipe is great! I use pecans in mine just because I like them better, but I guess any nut (or none for that matter), it would still be good! :-) I baked my own pie pumpkin because we had one from Halloween. The taste was an amazing difference! Thanks!

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Deanna Walker November 10, 2002

I made 4 of these for my Christmas treat baskets this year and was very happy about how they turned out. I did not add the nuts due to the chance of treat recipients maybe having nut allergies but the rolls did not need them. The cream cheese filling is super, I mean SUPER, good too. My sister actually stole some of it to put on toast. If there is something I would advise people of before they try to make this is, do NOT think you can use parchment paper on the cookie sheet you bake the cake in. Yes it will not stick to the parchment at all like it does to the wax paper, but I learned that if the bottom layer doesn't get removed when you pull the wax paper off the roll will crack when you unroll it and fill it. Very disappointing when it happen to 2 of my rolls :-/ but after I figured out what was going on it was an easy fix. Thanks for the great recipe!

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MizEmerilLagasse January 01, 2011

I use a lot more than 1/4 cup of powdered sugar on my tea towel (jelly roll experience), real Philly cream cheese and unsalted butter. This is a recipe I have loved for a long time! ;) Make sure you don't cool the cake before you roll it in the towel. If you have trouble peeling off the waxed paper try peeling it in strips. If you grease it well and flour it well you will be able to do this very easily. LOVE IT!!!!!

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Secret Agent October 02, 2009

I make this all the time but I triple the recipe and cut 1/2 cup sugar from the cake and the frosting so I can use the whole can of pumpkin.

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Amy in Hawaii June 21, 2009

Lubie, this is an incredible recipe! It's so easy, delicious and makes a beautiful presentation. I prepared this for an informal dinner party and impressed everyone. With it being Halloween, I decorated the outside with spider-webs made of white frosting and set it on a bed of gummy worms. Thanks so much for posting this!

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DuChick November 06, 2008

I hve been making this for several years. Exact same recipe. I always make sure I use Crisco (Butter Flavor) to grease my pan and wax paper. I also use plenty of flour on the wax paper to prevent sticking. I also roll it up in a thin towel. I made one for work the other night and five of us ate the entire roll. Outstanding recipe.

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Jane from Ohio November 13, 2005

I tried it and this was fantastic!! My first jelly roll cake and it was a success! Thanks for posting.

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ITRIEDIT March 30, 2012

I have used this recipe for years. It is wonderful. I bring this dessert to all our holiday parties and everyone just raves about it!

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PinkLadyRN November 27, 2010

This recipe is so good! I made one for home and one for church and it was a big hit at both. My husband loves it!!! Also, this is one of the best cream cheese fillings I've ever made.

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sharon.bock_granma26 October 26, 2010

WE made these last thanksgiving! They were delicious!

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scrapgirl44 April 26, 2010
Pumpkin Cake Roll With Cream Cheese Filling