• Caramel-Pumpkin Mousse Tart with Pecan Crumble

Caramel-Pumpkin Mousse Tart with Pecan Crumble

297 12 servings, 1 piece (112 g) each
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12 servings, 1 piece (112 g) each

Instead of pumpkin pie, try something different this Thanksgiving. This Caramel-Pumpkin Mousse Tart was already delicious—then we decided to take this festive dessert up a notch by adding the pecan crumble on top!

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  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Crush 50 wafers to form fine crumbs; mix with 1/3 cup butter. Press onto bottom of 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Coarsely crush remaining wafers; place in medium bowl. Add remaining butter, nuts, sugar and 1/4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice; mix well. Spread onto bottom of shallow pan; place in oven along with the crust. Bake 10 to 12 min. or until both are light golden brown; cool.
  • Beat cream cheese and pumpkin in medium bowl with mixer until blended. Add remaining spice and dry pudding mix; beat until blended. Gradually beat in milk; spread over crust. Top with Cool Whip, spreading to within 1/2 inch of edge. Refrigerate 4 hours. Meanwhile, break cooled baked nut mixture into smaller pieces; store in airtight container at room temperature until ready to use.
  • Run knife around tart to loosen from rim of pan; remove rim. Sprinkle nut mixture over tart just before serving. Microwave caramels and water in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until caramels are melted, stirring after 45 sec. Cool slightly; drizzle over tart.


If you don't have a tart pan, you can use a foil-lined 9-inch round pan instead. Prepare tart as directed. Use foil handles to remove tart from pan before cutting to serve.


Prepare using Philadelphia Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread, Jell-O Vanilla Fat Free Instant Pudding and Cool Whip Light Whipped Topping.

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  • 12 servings, 1 piece (112 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 1 piece (112 g) each
Calories 320
% Daily Value
Total fat 20g
Saturated fat 11g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 360mg
Carbohydrate 36g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 24g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 45 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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