Pumpkin Pie Mousse

You will not believe how unbelievably easy this dessert is.  And how unbelievably delicious.  In the mood for pumpkin pie but don’t really feel like making it?  Try this!  It’s seriously like eating the middle out of a pumpkin pie.  This might even replace pie at Thanksgiving…what a great dessert to bring to your family’s next Holiday get together.  

 5 (1/2 cup) servings
Pumpkin Pie Mousse

1 package of instant vanilla pudding (4 serving box)

1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 cup cold milk
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 1/2 cups thawed reduced fat whipped topping, divided
Mix pudding mix and pumpkin pie spice in a large bowl.  Add milk and pumpkin; beat with a wire whisk 2 minutes or until well blended.  Gently stir in 1 cup of the whipped topping.  Spoon mousse into serving bowl or 5 dessert glasses.  
Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.  Just before serving, top with remaining 1/2 cup whipped topping.  
(Source:  Adapted from McCormick website)