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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 50 mins
Servings: 8

Cinnamon Sugar Tombstone Toasts with Warm Pumpkin Spice Dip

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Sugar Tombstone Toasts with Warm Pumpkin Spice Dip are a spooky and sweet addition to snack time. Baked Dempster’s® White Bread adds a satisfying crunch to these Halloween treats, which are complemented by a sweet and creamy pumpkin spice dip. Serves eight.


Tombstone Toasts:

  • 12 slices Dempster's® White Bread
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) butter, melted
  • Prepared vanilla frosting

Pumpkin Spice Dip:

  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) pumpkin purée
  • 1 pkg (227 g) whipped cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) white chocolate chips
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) chopped toasted pecans


  1. Tombstone Toasts: Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Mix together sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Roll each slice of bread into 1/8-inch (2.
  4. 5 mm) thickness using a rolling pin.
  5. Cut out shapes using a tombstone-shaped cookie cutter, cutting two from each slice.
  6. Brush cutouts with melted butter and place on parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  7. Bake, turning halfway through, for 12 to 13 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
  8. Toss in cinnamon-sugar mixture.
  9. Let cool slightly; pipe decorations onto tombstones with prepared frosting.
  10. Pumpkin Spice Dip: Fold together pumpkin purée, cream cheese, maple syrup and pumpkin pie spice until smooth and well combined.
  11. Transfer to ovenproof serving dish; bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until warmed through.
  12. Garnish with white chocolate chips and pecans.
  13. Serve with Tombstone Toasts for dipping.