Pumpkin Perfect Thanksgiving Treat (Recipe)

Everyone has a favorite Thanksgiving Day treat. If pumpkin pie is your go-to dessert, the Hy-Vee dietitians have a great alternative with Dessert from the pumpkinless sugar: pumpkin pudding. Enjoy!

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Pumpkin Parfait

Serves: 5

Source: Hy-Vee Test Kitchen


1 (1.34 oz) package fat free/sugar free instant vanilla pudding

1 ½ cup skim milk

1 cup canned pumpkin

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

½ cup gingersnap cookie crumbs (10 – 12 cookies)

5 tbsp. whipped topping


  1. Prepare pudding according to directions, using 1 ½ cup milk. Stir pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice into pudding.
  2.  Spoon ½ cup pumpkin pudding mixture into five clear parfait serving dishes. Top each with 1 tbsp. cookie crumbs. Spoon remaining pudding on top of cookie crumbs.
  3. Top each parfait with 1 tbsp. whipped cream. Sprinkle remaining crumbs on top.

Nutrition Facts per serving:

Calories: 140 Fat: 2.5g
Carbohydrate: 27g Protein: 4g
Cholesterol: 5mg Sodium: 490mg
Dietary Fiber: 2g Sugars: 12g
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