Pumpkin Mousse

November 23, 2022

While we love pumpkin pie, the ease of pumpkin mousse might make this a new favorite holiday dessert recipe.

Pumpkin Mousse


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 (8oz) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 cup gingersnap cookie crumbs
  • Salted caramel dessert topping, for garnish



  1. Use an electric mixer or whisk to beat cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  2. Add brown sugar and powdered sugar and beat or whisk again.
  3. Add pumpkin, vanilla, pumpkin and salt and beat or whisk until light and fluffy.
  4. Fold in whipped topping.
  5. Spoon into parfait glasses or small bowls and top with gingersnap crumbs and salted caramel

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