Pumpkin Mousse

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling


8 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
If you've had your fill of pumpkin pie, this cool and creamy pumpkin mousse is perfect for you. Its light and fluffy texture won't make you feel "stuffed" after your favorite turkey dinner. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup cold 2% milk
  • 1-3/4 cups whipped topping
  • 24 gingersnaps, divided
  • Whipped cream, optional


  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth; add pumpkin, pudding mix and pie spice. Gradually beat in milk. Fold in whipped topping.
  2. Spoon 1/4 cup mousse into eight serving dishes. Crumble 16 gingersnaps; sprinkle over mousse. Top each with remaining mousse. Refrigerate until serving. Top with whipped cream and additional crushed gingersnaps just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 335 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 288mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.