"This light and delicious three layered pumpkin dessert is a nice alternative to pumpkin pie. An easy to make graham cracker crust forms the foundation for cream cheese and pumpkin layers topped with whipped cream. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs." — BZEEFMOM
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graham crackers, crushed
1 (8 ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
1 envelope (1 tablespoon)
1 (15 ounce) can
I elimintated the raw egg whites whipped into the pumpkin mixture by substiting half of an 8 oz container of Cool Whip. IT was perfect. My husband said this dessert was "maybe my best ever". I shared it with all my neighbors & my husband took some to work. I can't tell you how many people reguested the recipe. 10++++
I thought there was too much crust, not enough cream cheese layer and the pumpkin layer had an odd texture thanks to the geletin. Trying to add the whipped cream as directed is a disaster, be sure to cool first. Most of it has not been eaten, I will not make it again.
This was an absolute hit! Everyone loved it. It didn't take too long to make or set in fridge and it was a nice light and cool alternative to pumpkin pie after a big dinner. There are a few changes I made. First - instead of a graham wafer crust I made a crust using a good quality ginger snap and left out the sugar. I added a few shakes of ground ginger and ground cloves along with the cinnamon. I believe the recipe should say 1/2 pint whipping cream, whipped as 1/2 pint (1 c.) of whipping cream is not near enough to spread on the top. When whipping up the 1/2 pt. of cream, add a tsp. of vanilla and a tbsp. or more, to individual taste, of icing sugar. Enjoy!
This recipe was a huge hit at my Thanksgiving. I agree with other reviews to use Cool Whip instead of the raw egg whites. WE LOVED IT!! I make this again & again. Congrats to person who sent this recipe to AllRecipes.
Excellent pumpkin pie flavor and creamy texture, plus it was super easy! I replaced half the sugar with Splenda and it came out great. Also added a dash of nutmeg and ground cloves to the pumpkin mixture, as well as some cinnamon to the crust. I'm also going to try making the crust with crushed gingersnaps next time, just as a spicier alternative. It didn't seem like I could taste the cream cheese layer, but maybe it's just one of those things that you can't taste until it's gone. Looked very pretty with the layers though, and held together well.
Truly awesome! The only thing I would do different is let the dessert chill for a couple hours prior to adding the cool whip.
excellent, must let it cool completely, though. overnight in the fridge worked best. i think it has more flavor then your simply pumpkin pie.
This recipe is EXCELLENT! I made it last year 4 times! I still to this day get requests for it. Everyone is wondering when I plan on bringing this over for the next gathering. Definately great creamy dessert, you will NOT be disappointed! Yummy!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dessert
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 209
** Calories from Fat: 93
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