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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Pumpkin Fluff


Looking for a quick appetizer or dessert for Thanksgiving? This Pumpkin Fluff fits the bill. I wouldn't classify myself as a pumpkin lover. I don't want to eat pumpkin pie, but I enjoy pumpkin baked into other treats. I was worried about trying this dip because the pumpkin isn't cooked. I put all my faith into the pudding mix and cool whip. They didn't let me down! This was great.

This is also an easy recipe to lighten up with sugar-free pudding and fat-free cool whip. I know we are all watching our waistlines grow during the holidays! I served this with gingersnaps, but It would also be good with graham crackers or apples.




Pumpkin Fluff
(Printable Recipe)

  • 1 (15oz) can pumpkin
  • 16 oz cool whip
  • 5.1 oz instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Stir all ingredients until thoroughly combined. Chill until ready to serve.

I like to serve this with gingersnaps, graham crackers or apple slices.



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22 comments:

  1. Ooohhh, I'm taking this to Auburn for tailgating this weekend!

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  2. I know my grandkids will love this. It sounds delicious with gingersnaps.

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  3. This sounds great! And I agree with the commenter above - it would be a good tailgating snack!

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  4. My grandson would like this I am sure.

    Charlotte Moore

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  5. Has anyone tried any kind of substitute for Cool Whip? It is full of so many undesirable things! Would homemade whipped cream stand up to being mixed with the pumpkin?

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    1. I haven't tried this with anything but Cool Whip. If you try whipped cream, let us know how it turns out.

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  6. I have not tried a Cool Whip substitute for this specific recipe but I have had good luck using this with other recipes - http://yelenasweets.com/2013/06/22/substitute-for-cool-whip/

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  7. If you haven't ever tried the Nyakers gingersnaps from World Market, those are fantastic with this!
    http://www.worldmarket.com/product/nyakers-gingersnap-tin.do?from=Search&cx=0

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    1. I love World Market! I will add those gingersnaps to my list - thanks!

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  8. Do you use the pudding mix dry? or make the pudding first?

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    1. the pudding mix is used dry. Do not make it first.

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    2. thanks I was thinking it was dry.. hoping really cause i was in the middle of making it!

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  9. Did you use pumpkin pie mix/filling, or simply pumpkin? And could you substitute regular pudding mix for the instant? Thanks!

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    1. I used pumpkin purée not pie filling. You can try regular pudding, not sure how it will work. I've never tried it.

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  10. Pumpkin + cool whip = one heck of a good time!

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  11. This looks awesome and yet pretty easy, too.

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  12. Making this for a Pinterest party. Can it be made a day ahead?

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