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Pumpkin Mousse

Pumpkin Mousse

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

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 8

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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
25g
25%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
180%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
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 Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Tips  

Expert Tips

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.

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