Pumpkin Custard With Pumpkin Vanilla Creme

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Pattie Turner

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@knit1purl1

This is my take on Cracker Barrel's pumpkin custard with caramel mousse dessert. I think it is best if you use a soft-baked cookie. I couldn't find a soft-baked gingersnap so I used a molasses cookie by Archway and it was yummy. It is the perfect dessert for a chilly fall night. I hope you enjoy it!

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This may replace pumpkin pie on your holiday table. The pumpkin custard is similar to pumpkin pie filling. It's light, creamy, and super easy to make. There's just the right balance of sweetness and fall spices. Gingersnap cookies add a little crunch and are the perfect complement to the creamy custard. Spiced Cool Whip on top makes for a beautiful presentation. Try this if you want pumpkin pie but don't want to make a whole pie. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    fresh or canned pumpkin puree, drained
  • 1
    egg, beaten slightly
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 pkg
    molasses or gingersnap cookies (soft baked)
  • 6 Tbsp
    French Vanilla flavored Cool Whip topping

How to Make Pumpkin Custard With Pumpkin Vanilla Creme

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325 deg.
  2. Combine pumpkin with egg, sugar, salt, spices, and vanilla. Mix well. Stir in milk.
  3. Pour mixture into custard cups. Set cups in a shallow pan of hot water.
  4. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Crumble molasses or gingersnap cookies and fold the cookie pieces into the custard. About 1 tablespoon per custard cup.
  6. Mix a pinch of pumpkin pie spice into the French Vanilla flavored Cool Whip.
  7. Add a dollop of spiced Cool Whip on top of the custard. Top with another molasses or gingersnap cookie. Serve warm.

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About Pumpkin Custard With Pumpkin Vanilla Creme

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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