Ghoulish Pumpkin Mousse

Serves: 8

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 cup
185 2g 3.5g 5g 36g Carbohydrate Exchanges 2 Fat Exchanges 1 Calories From Fat 30 Saturated Fat 1.4g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 5mg Sodium 245mg Sugars 15g Sugar Alcohols 11g


  • 12 sugar-free chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 1 package (8 ounces) nonfat cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup non-caloric sweetener (like Splenda<sup>®</sup>)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pureed pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 1/2 cups nonfat whipped topping
  • 24 sugar-free gummy worms

How To Make It

  1. In a food processor, process the cookies to form fine crumbs and set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sweetener until creamy. Add the pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice, and mix well. Fold in the whipped topping. Spoon the mousse evenly among 8 dessert dishes.
  3. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the cookie crumbs over each mousse. Decorate with gummy worms.
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