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Pumpkin Mousse Minis

What could be better than a creamy dessert full of tasty layers with different textures? Not much and if you like pumpkin pie, these mini-treats are beyond yummy. This mini portion is just enough to be satisfied but no doubt will leave you wanting more. No worries though as they are perfect for Halloween and Thanksgiving. So you will have two tasty opportunities to enjoy before the end of the year!

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In bowl combine, powdered sugar, cream cheese, butter, vanilla extract, and spice.

Beat with a hand mixer until light and fluffy.

Add pumpkin puree and mix until blended.

Fold in the first batch of whipped cream.

In pipping bag with flat round tip, put in mixture

Divide mixture between 2 oz. ramekins or shot glasses or mini parfait glasses. Fill glasses halfway. Sprinkle cookie crumble. Fill the rest of glasses with pumpkin mixture from piping bag. Let set for 30 minutes.

Take whipped cream for garnish in pastry bag with star tip, and pipe on top of pumpkin mixture. Top with a sprinkle of cookie sprinkles, and finely chopped nuts.

 

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Pumpkin Mousse Minis

  • Yield: 14 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 (8 oz.) package of Philadelphia brand cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 C powdered sugar
  • 2 T butter, softened
  • 1 T pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 t pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 C heavy whipping cream, whipped (for mousse)
  • 1/2 C crushed ginger snap cookies (for in between mousse and garnish)
  • 1/4 C finely chopped nuts (garnish)
  • 1/2 C heavy whipping cream, whipped (for piping bag)

Instructions

  1. In bowl combine, powdered sugar, cream cheese, butter, vanilla extract, and spice.
  2. Beat with a hand mixer until light and fluffy.
  3. Add pumpkin puree and mix until blended.
  4. Fold in the first batch of whipped cream.
  5. In pipping bag with flat round tip, put in mixture
  6. Divide mixture between 2 oz. ramekins or shot glasses or mini parfait glasses
  7. Fill glasses halfway
  8. Sprinkle cookie crumble
  9. Fill the rest of glasses with pumpkin mixture from piping bag.
  10. Let set for 30 minutes
  11. Take whipped cream for garnish in pastry bag with star tip, and pipe on top of pumpkin mixture
  12. Top with a sprinkle of cookie sprinkles, and finely chopped nuts.

Notes

Adapted From | Petite Sweets