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Pumpkin Spice Mousse with Pie Crust Leaves for Dipping

Pumpkin Spice Mousse

Delicious Fall Dessert Recipe

Get ready to fall in love with the taste of this Pumpkin Spice Mousse. Not only will you find yourself dipping into it over and over again, but it just might be your new favorite fall pumpkin recipe.

Don’t get me wrong…I love anything “pumpkin”, really. But there’s just something about this pumpkin spice mousse that leaves me craving more. Maybe it’s the taste and the flavor or maybe it’s the fact that it’s just so dang easy to whip up. 

In fact, it’s one of those desserts that tastes like it took a really long time, but you’re the only one that knows the real truth behind how simple and easy it truly was. But don’t spill the beans! Take credit for this homemade mousse when you’re sharing it with others! 

And the next time you’re having a meal with your family and friends, make up this pumpkin mousse dessert and watch their eyes light up. (More than likely you’re going to have to enforce the no double-dipping rule with this one!) 

Gather up the ingredients below and get ready to create a truly tasty dessert! 

Pumpkin Spice Mousse Recipe and Leaf Shaped Pie Crust for Dipping

Pumpkin Spice Mousse Dip

Ingredients Needed for Recipe

1 c. Pumpkin puree
1 ½ c. Heavy whipping cream divided
⅓ c. Sugar
2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp Vanilla extract
1 Refrigerated pie crust
Leaf-shaped small cookie cutters

 

How to Make Pumpkin Spice Mousse and Pie Crust Leaves

Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees.

Next, Roll out the refrigerated pie crust, and proceed to cut out leaf shapes using the small cookie cutters.

Cutting Pie Crust Leaves

Place the pie crust leaves on a parchment-lined baking sheet, and bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Cooked Pie Crust Leaves

While the pie crust leaves are baking begin making the pumpkin mousse, place 1 cup of pumpkin puree, ½ cup of the heavy whipping cream, the pumpkin pie spice and the sugar in a saucepan, and heat for 4 minutes over medium-high heat. Remove the mixture from the heat, and let it cool completely.

Place the remaining cup of heavy whipping cream, and the vanilla extract into a mixing bowl and beat on high until it forms stiff peaks.

Mixing Pumpkin Spice Mousse

Once the pumpkin mixture has cooled, fold it into the whipped cream mixture, and stir to combine completely.

Pumpkin Spice Mousse

Fill four containers with an equal amount of the pumpkin spice mousse, and top with pie crust leaves to serve.

Pumpkin Spice Mousse Dip

Pumpkin Spice Mousse with Pie Crust Leaves for Dipping

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Get ready to fall in love with the taste of this Pumpkin Spice Mousse. This will likely be your new favorite fall pumpkin recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 c. Pumpkin puree
  • 1 ½ c. Heavy whipping cream divided
  • ⅓ c. Sugar
  • 2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 Refrigerated pie crust
  • Leaf-shaped small cookie cutters

Instructions

  1. Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Next, Roll out the refrigerated pie crust, and proceed to cut out leaf shapes using the small cookie cutters.
  3. Place the pie crust leaves on a parchment-lined baking sheet, and bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. While the pie crust leaves are baking begin making the pumpkin mousse, place 1 cup of pumpkin puree, ½ cup of the heavy whipping cream, the pumpkin pie spice and the sugar in a saucepan, and heat for 4 minutes over medium-high heat. Remove the mixture from the heat, and let it cool completely.
  5. Place the remaining cup of heavy whipping cream, and the vanilla extract into a mixing bowl and beat on high until it forms stiff peaks.
  6. Once the pumpkin mixture has cooled, fold it into the whipped cream mixture, and stir to combine completely.
  7. Fill four containers with an equal amount of the pumpkin spice mousse, and top with pie crust leaves to serve.

More Delicious Fall Recipes to Try

Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls

Oven-Dried Apple Rings

Salted Caramel Apple Spread

Pumpkin Spice Mousse Fall Dessert Pie Leaves

 

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10 Comments

  1. You had me at pumpkin spice! I could definitely use more pumpkin dessert recipes and inspiration in my life right now. ‘Tis the season!

  2. I love pumpkin and I love mousse so this is a must-make dessert for me. Our Canadian Thanksgiving is less than a month away so I will have to make it then.

  3. Sounds sooo easy and good! We love pumpkin everything at our house! Can’t wait to try your recipe!

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