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The Perfect Pumpkin Pie Alternative: Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Tart

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mouth-watering Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Tart

Fall is my favorite.

Oranges. Reds. Yellows.

Pumpkins. Falling Leaves. Cool weather.

What is there not to like?

I am a pumpkin spice lover. Pumpkin Pie. Pumpkin Spice Latte. Pumpkin Donuts.

I am a pumpkin girl.

My go-to dessert at Thanksgiving is pumpkin pie. LOVE it!

But sometimes you need something less heavy after the big meal. That’s why I’m bringing you this Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Tart recipe. Delish!

It’s not heavy, but oh so yummy.

I can’t wait to hear what you think!!

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Tart

Ingredients

1 ½ C Pumpkin puree (not pie filling)
2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
1 T Sugar
2 ½ C TruWhip Whip Cream
1 sheet Prepared Pie Crust, thawed
½ tsp each Cinnamon and Sugar combined for serving

Directions

Preheat oven to 375

1. Lightly spray tart pan. Fit pie crust into pan and push up halfway up sides of pan. If using a rectangular tart pan, cut excess off the sides with extra dough and paste onto the short ends of pan.

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Tart Step One
2. Using a fork, prick the bottom of the crust all over. Using a piece of parchment paper or foil, lightly fit onto the dough and fill with beans to blind bake the crust.

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Tart Step Two
3. Bake for approximately 15 – 20 minutes or until the crust is cooked and browned.
4. Take out of the oven, remove beans and paper, and let cool.
5. In a bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, spices, and sugar until well incorporated. Add 1 ½ C of TruWhip Whip Cream and mix well.

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Tart Step 5
6. Spoon into cooled tart crust and level off.

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Tart Step 6
7. Fill a sandwich bag with 1 C of TruWhip Whip Cream and snip a small end off the corner. Pipe the topping onto the tart in any way you desire. Alternate way is to simply lightly spread the 1 cup of cool whip with a knife and level smooth.

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Tart Step 7
8. Freeze tart until frozen through (minimum of 2 hours).

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Tart Step 8
9. Upon serving, remove from freezer and let stand for 10 minutes. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mix on top and serve.

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Tart Square

Enjoy!

What is your favorite pumpkin treat? Do you eat pumpkin throughout Fall and Winter? Just Fall? Only for the Holidays? Let me know in the comments!

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