Holiday Pumpkin-Gingerbread Trifle

Treat your holiday party guests to layers of gingerbread, butterscotch-pumpkin filling, gingersnap cookies and creamy whipped topping.

  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 12


box Betty Crocker™ gingerbread cake and cookie mix
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
box (4-serving size) butterscotch instant pudding and pie filling mix
tablespoons packed brown sugar
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
teaspoon ground cinnamon
cup milk
to 30 gingersnap cookies (about three-fourths of 10-oz bag)
container (12 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed, or whipped cream

  • 1 Bake and cool gingerbread as directed on box.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat pumpkin, condensed milk, pudding mix, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon and milk with whisk 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is smooth and thickened; set aside.
  • 3 Cut gingerbread into 2- to 3-inch cubes. In trifle bowl or large clear glass bowl, layer half of gingerbread.
  • 4 Reserve 12 cookies and some of the whipped topping for garnish. Crumble 5 cookies over gingerbread layer. Spread about half of remaining whipped topping over cookies. Top with half of pumpkin mixture. Repeat layers. Crumble 2 remaining cookies over top. Garnish top with reserved whipped topping and whole cookies.
  • 5 Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 to 2 hours before serving.

Expert Tips

Trifle can be made a day ahead of time and kept covered in the refrigerator.

Leftovers can also be covered and refrigerated for 2 to 3 days.