Pumpkin Pie Bread Pudding: Whisk half and half, pumpkin, brown sugar, eggs, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon and vanilla in large bowl to blend. Fold in bread cubes. Stir in raisins. Transfer to buttered 11X17 baking dish. Let stand for 15 minutes. Bake in a 325 degree oven for about 40 minutes. Serve with your favorite caramel sauce or make your own with the recipe below.
Caramel Sauce: In a heavy saucepan, whisk sugar, salt and butter on medium heat until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. Whisk in cream and stir until sauce is smooth, about 3 minutes .