Pumpkin Mousse

Pumpkin Mousse

Full of pumpkin flavor, this mousse also gets pleasing crunch and taste from crushed pecan granola bars.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

10

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1 1/2
cups whipping cream
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1
pouch (2 bars) Nature Valley® pecan crunch crunchy granola bars (from 8.9-oz box)
8
candy pumpkins, if desired
  1. In large bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form; refrigerate.
  2. 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.
  3. Using rubber spatula, gently fold 2 cups of the whipped cream into pumpkin mixture. Spoon mousse into 8 individual dessert dishes.
  4. To serve, spoon dollop of remaining whipped cream onto each serving. Coarsely crush granola bars; sprinkle over each serving. Garnish with candy pumpkins.
Makes 8 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 11g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 25g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.