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Pumpkin Spice Spread Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Spread Recipe

With its hint of cinnamon, nutmeg and maple flavors, this thick and creamy pumpkin spread is sure to be gone in no time at your next brunch or special luncheon. Our Test Kitchen suggests spreading it on quick breads, bagels or homemade oven-toasted tortilla wedges.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, pumpkin and sugar substitute; mix well. Beat in the cinnamon, vanilla, maple flavoring, pumpkin pie spice and nutmeg. Fold in whipped topping. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 4 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2 tablespoons) equals 25 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 34 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.