Pumpkin Custard With Pumpkin Vanilla Creme

10
Pattie Turner

By
@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!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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:

★★★★★ 5 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Pumpkin Custard With Pumpkin Vanilla Creme

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



Show 10 Comments & Reviews

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats


Looking for a family-friendly kitchen activity? Or, do you just want to amp up the adorableness of your Thanksgiving desserts? From brownie bite and chocolate apple turkeys to acorn donut holes, try one of these Pinterest-perfect creative Thanksgiving treats. We think they’ll be a big hit at the dinner table. They’re almost too cute to […]

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love


Perfect for the holidays or for a random Saturday morning, french toast is a family favorite. What can be better than bread dipped in egg and pan-fried to golden brown perfection? Oh yeah – changing it up! By adding fruit, turning it into a casserole, or combining other favorite breakfasts (like cinnamon rolls), the possibilities […]

Edible Christmas Gifts Guaranteed To Spread Joy

Edible Christmas Gifts Guaranteed To Spread Joy


This year we can all use a little cheer. Make it a season to remember for your family and friends with homemade edible Christmas gifts. From salty to sweet recipes, we’ve found treats to suit everyone’s taste buds. Wrap them in individual bags with a note attached and easily deliver your gifts to friends’ and […]