No-Bake Pumpkin Mousse

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Short on time and looking for a tasty, not too filling dessert? Indulge in a decadent pumpkin mousse dessert that can be whipped up in less than 15 minutes! Pumpkin mousse is a perfect dessert for Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends. This pumpkin mousse is light enough to thoroughly enjoy after your Thanksgiving feast. Let’s get mixing!

No-Bake Pumpkin Mousse

  • 1 8oz. package of cream cheese
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree (¾ of a can if using canned pumpkin)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 8oz. tub of cool whip (thawed)
  • 1 ready made graham cracker or chocolate crust

If you don’t have any pumpkin pie spice on hand, try adding a dash of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and all-spice!

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How to:

  1. Combine cream cheese, pumpkin, sugar, and pumpkin pie spice. Beat on medium until smooth. 
  2. Slowly stir in 2½ cups of cool whip (leaving about ½ cup of cool whip to top the mousse).
  3. Spoon mixture into your crust.
  4. Top with the remaining dollop of cool whip and a dash of cinnamon.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours or overnight.  
  6. Enjoy!

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For more Thanksgiving and No-Bake dessert ideas, check out our FOOD N’ RECIPES category!

Photo Credit: Janin

Sources: Adapted from Philadelphia® No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake.

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Janin is a mama to her daughter Emily, working as a Forensic Scientist in the heart of California. She can be found with her husband photographing their baby girl and boxer puppy, while trying to soak up every precious moment as a family of “four.” On her free time, she enjoys cooking up a storm, hiking any challenging trail, and exploring all the shores of Lake Tahoe.

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