Full of pumpkin flavor, this mousse also gets pleasing crunch and taste from crushed pecan granola bars.
cups whipping cream
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
cup packed brown sugar
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
pouch (2 bars) Nature Valley™ pecan crunch crunchy granola bars (from 8.9-oz box)
candy pumpkins, if desired
In large bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form; refrigerate.
In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice and salt with electric mixer on medium speed about 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally, until smooth and creamy. On low speed, beat in pumpkin, scraping bowl occasionally.
Using rubber spatula, gently fold 2 cups of the whipped cream into pumpkin mixture. Spoon mousse into 8 individual dessert dishes.
To serve, spoon dollop of remaining whipped cream onto each serving. Coarsely crush granola bars; sprinkle over each serving. Garnish with candy pumpkins.
Use ice cream scoop to spoon mousse into dishes.
To make ahead, spoon the mousse into dessert dishes and refrigerate no more than 3 hours. Wait until just before serving to top with whipped cream and granola.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.