Whipped Pumpkin Dip

Whipped Pumpkin Dip

I just tried this whipped pumpkin dip at a friend’s house last week. It was so creamy and delicious, I kept going back for more and more… and more. I’ve since made it again and decided this one’s going in my book of favorite fall recipes.

Did you know pumpkin puree is actually pretty healthy for you too? There are some legit vitamins in there. One more reason to put pumpkin in everything while the season lasts.

So this dip is really easy to make using cool whip to get that nice fluffy texture. Once you mix up the ingredients and transfer into a serving bowl, you just need to choose your favorite cookie to go with. I’ve tried this dip with vanilla wafflers and graham crackers but I think you could serve this dip with granola bars, or any type of cookie that would go well with pumpkin. Something pretty neutral or vanilla in flavor works best but I’ve also heard of serving pumpkin dip with ginger snaps. So if you’re feeling snappy πŸ˜‰ then give that a try! Or offer an assortment of cookies to go with this dip and have a little taste test to see which is your favorite. Or go healthy and offer apples too.

Another way to serve this dip is as finger food. Check out the sister post to this where I made little pumpkin fluff sandwiches using vanilla waffers and dipped in sprinkles. This works well if you are serving little kids who have a tendency to double dip, lol! You could make the sandwiches in advance and then let kids choose the sprinkles they want to roll onto the edges so it becomes a fun activity. Lots of possibilities without a lot of effort. My kind of recipe. πŸ™‚

I know it might seem a little over the top when people start putting pumpkin in everything, but the season is so short lived! There’s so much to love about fallβ€” the foliage, the squash, pumpkins, corn mazes, hay rides, boots, flannel shirt, cute costumes, etc. why not make the most of it while it’s here?

What’s your favorite fall tradition? Leave a comment below!

Instructions

  • 1. Mix together pumpkin, vanilla pudding (just the powder) and spices.
  • 2. Fold in whipped cream and serve with your choice of cookie and/or apples to dip.