This is a simple recipe for sweet pumpkin tamales. Sweet tamales are not served as a dessert in Mexico but along with savory tamales or other savory dishes.
Recipe for 60 Minute Chicken Tamales by Jesus Bojorquez, Maseca Recipe collection. Reprinted with permission. These tamales use instant masa flour, prepared salsa and a purchased rotisserie chicken.
From The New Texas Cuisine by Stephen Pyles; a simple tamale recipe stuffed with chorizo and onions.
This is a sample recipe from Tamales 101 by by Alice Guadalupe Tapp. If you have a Mexican market near by you may be able to purchase freshly made masa dough. If don't have a handy source and you don't care to take the time to make it from scratch the masa flour is a quick reasonable substitute.