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Praline Pumpkin Mousse - A super simple, fool proof and delicious dessert made with KRAFT COOL WHIP Whipped Topping and JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding. #sponsored

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Thanksgiving is just a few days away… are you ready?!?

I completely understand… the holiday season can be SO very hectic, but preparing a delicious holiday meal doesn’t have to be stressful thanks to! Kraft’s recipes are the ‘secret weapon’ of so many home cooks who are looking to prepare recipes that will amaze their guests!

And if you’re still looking for that perfect, delicious dessert to serve at your family’s holiday gathering – then look no further than this Praline Pumpkin Mousse!

Praline Pumpkin Mousse - A super simple, fool proof and delicious dessert made with KRAFT COOL WHIP Whipped Topping and JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding.
This fantastic Praline Pumpkin Mousse is easy and foolproof – and made with these great Kraft products: COOL WHIP Whipped Topping and JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding.

Simply combine the pudding mix with milk, pureed pumpkin and some pumpkin pie spices – then stir in thawed COOL WHIP. Spoon the mousse into individual serving dishes (or pipe the mousse into the cups using a pastry bag like we did) and then refrigerate for four hours. Just before serving, sprinkle the pumpkin mousse with a delicious praline mixture made from pecans, butter and brown sugar!

This Praline Pumpkin Mousse couldn’t be any easier or more delicious! It is creamy and sweet with a wonderful spicy pumpkin flavor. And – our whole family loves this dessert – even my picky 8-year-old!

Praline Pumpkin Mousse - A super simple, fool proof and delicious dessert made with KRAFT COOL WHIP Whipped Topping and JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding. #sponsored

So let make things a lot easier for you this holiday season! With their easy and fool-proof desserts and other recipes, you can serve a delicious dish with confidence, knowing that your family will love it!

This Praline Pumpkin Mousse recipe is reprinted with permission from Kraft Kitchens.

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Praline Pumpkin Mousse

  • Prep Time: 4 hours 15 mins
  • Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 10


  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin
  • 2 packages (3.4 ounces) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
  • 1¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping (1/3 of 16oz container)
  • ½ cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar


  1. Beat first 4 ingredients in a large bowl with whisk for 2 minutes. (Mixture will be thick.) Stir in COOL WHIP.
  2. Spoon into dessert glasses (or use a piping bag as we did). Refrigerate for 4 hours.
  3. Meanwhile, toss nuts with butter and sugar. Sprinkle nut mixture over desserts just before serving.




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  • Gale wrote:

    This looks wonderful can I make it the night before? And can I put it in one large container and layer it with the praline?

    • Martha wrote:

      Hi Gale – Yes – you can make this the night before and serve it in one large bowl. Hope you like it!

  • Saba Ali wrote:

    I made it for thanksgiving and it was divine. I’m going to make it at every party I’ll go to and have.

    • Martha wrote:

      So glad you enjoyed the recipe!

  • Aly ~ Cooking In Stilettos wrote:

    OMG seeing those familiar flavors brings me right back to my childhood – you don’t know how badly I want to make this!

  • Melanie wrote:

    Gotta love an easy and luscious dessert! This looks so good. Can’t wait to try it!

  • [email protected] Kitcheneer wrote:

    I’m all for easy fool proof desserts!! Especially pumpkin!

  • Kim (Feed Me, Seymour) wrote:

    I definitely want these to show up at my thanksgiving table! they look fantastic!

  • Kirsten/ComfortablyDomestic wrote:

    If ever there was a time for taking shortcuts, it’s when cooking a feast! I love the look of this mousse.

  • Nikki @ NikSnacks wrote:

    This is such a great idea! Cool Whip + anything equals a great dessert!

  • Angie wrote:

    What a great dessert for Thanksgiving! So pretty!

  • Cookin Canuck wrote:

    This is so pretty and so simple! I’m tempted to make this instead of pumpkin pie.

  • Susan wrote:

    Easy desserts are so overlooked for thanksgiving. This is a great one!

  • Stephanie @ Back for Seconds wrote:

    Ohhhhh this looks awesome!!

  • Lauren @ Healthy Delicious wrote:

    Cool Whip is definitely a guilty pleasure of mine. Love this dessert. Gorgeous photos, too!

  • Ginny McMeans wrote:

    Love those crumbles and pecans. Looks like a real treat!

  • Ashley @ Wishes & Dishes wrote:

    I love me some cool whip!! I agree – the holidays can be SO crazy and busy. This is a great dessert to alleviate some of that stress!

  • [email protected] Mom wrote:

    Easy recipes for the win!

  • Carol at Wild Goose Tea wrote:

    I love pudding. Totally. I think it doesn’t get enough respect. Ha! This is an extra quick version too.

    • Martha wrote:

      I agree Carol! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by today!

  • Heather | girlichef wrote:

    Awww, what a cute video :). And this mousse sounds absolutely luscious – that praline topping looks so tempting. I totally want to make these.

    • Martha wrote:

      Thanks Heather! 🙂

  • Amy @Very Culinary wrote:

    Who love Cool Whip? <<< This gal. I would devour this! Yum.

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