1 egg, beaten, to use for an egg wash on pastry dough
Thaw one sheet of frozen puff pastry dough for about 30 minutes, until flexible
but still cold.
Combine pumpkin, sugar and spices in a bowl. Set aside while preparing dough.
Place oven rack in center of oven and heat to 375 degrees F.
Roll out dough until thin, about 1/16 inch, and cut into four large circles.
Using your fingertips or a pastry brush, brush around edges of each circle with
Spoon about 2-3 tablespoons pumpkin mixture onto centers of circles. Fold
circles in half to cover mixture and seal the edges by crimping with a fork
(dip fork in cold water each time to keep from sticking.)
Brush tops of pasties with remaining beaten egg and sprinkle with a little
Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes in the center
of oven until golden.