Light and airy mousse flavored with a hint of pumpkin and spices, topped with sweet crunchy cookies.

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Whisk together pumpkin, yogurt, all but 1 Tbsp sugar and spices. In another bowl beat cream, slowly adding remaining 1 Tbsp of sugar, until stiff peaks then stir in vanilla.

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Fold whipped cream gently into pumpkin mixture, until no streaks remain (reserve some whip cream for topping).

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Crumble 8 of the cookies into small-medium sized chunks. To serve, spoon mousse into 8 cups then top with a dollop of whipped cream, some crushed cookies and one whole cookie.

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Pumpkin Mousse with Amaretti Cookies

Marla Hingley
Light and airy mousse flavored with a hint of pumpkin and spices, topped with sweet crunchy cookies.
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup plain GF yogurt or vanilla flavoured if you want more sweetness
  • ½ cup sugar divided (or substitute to taste)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp cloves
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp allspice
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/3 cups whipping cream
  • 16 amaretti cookies

Instructions
 

  • Whisk together pumpkin, yogurt, all but 1 Tbsp sugar and spices.
  • In another bowl beat cream, slowly adding remaining 1 Tbsp of sugar, until stiff peaks. Stir in vanilla then fold in pumpkin mixture. Reserve some whip cream for topping.
  • Crumble 8 of the cookies into small-medium sized chunks.
  • To serve, spoon mousse into 8 cups then top with a dollop of whipped cream, some crushed cookies and one whole cookie.
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9 Comments

  1. This sounds perfect for a holiday dessert. And I appreciate that we do not have to log in! Thanks.

  2. yes thanks too for not having to log in sometimes its a real pain and then cant find the one you are looking for

  3. Amaretti is a type of Italian cookie. If you click on the word amaretti in the recipe box it will redirect you to the recipe.

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