things I see on food thursday

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday that is just around the corner, I’m going to share with you one of my best desserts ever. Yes, ever. It came from a magazine advertisement for Jello pudding years ago. I’ve made it enough times that I have tweaked it just slightly – in favor of more cream cheese, and honestly how can that be wrong? Here is my version of the Double Layer Pumpkin Pie.

Most of the ingredients (note that we’re using pumpkin NOT pumpkin pie mix):

A quick note about the crust – get the big one! See that note that says 2 extra servings? You’re going to need that extra room.

Double Layer Pumpkin Pie
8 oz 1/3 fat free cream cheese, softened
2 TB milk
1 TB sugar
1 1/2 cups cool whip
1 cup milk
2 large packages of Vanilla Instant Pudding
1 can (16oz) pumpkin
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 extra large graham cracker crust

1. Mix cream cheese, 2 TB milk and sugar in a large bowl until smooth and creamy. Gently stir in the cool whip. Spread into the pie crust.

2. Pour 1 cup milk into a bowl, add pudding mixes and beat with a whisk for 1 minute until mixture is thick. Stir in pumpkin and spices until well mixed. Spread over cream cheese layer.

3. Refrigerate 4 hours to set.

Bonus recipe link! What else do I make for dessert? Pumpkin Squares.

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