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Pumpkin Mousse

Pumpkin Mousse
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 8
Full of pumpkin flavor, this mousse also gets pleasing crunch and taste from crushed pecan granola bars.
Updated January 26, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
11g
56%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
25g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
180%
180%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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