Treat your family this holiday with a sweet that can hold its own next to Grandmom's apple pie. This pumpkin dip is the perfect after dinner dessert for kids and adults alike. At only 8 grams of sugar and less than 100 calories per serving, this will be one delight that won't break your healthy habits.
Creamy Pumpkin Dip
Makes about 8 servings (1 serving = ¼ cup)
15 ounces canned pumpkin
4 ounces 1/3 less fat cream cheese, softened at room temperature
2 tablespoons of sugar
2 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice ** see recipe below
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
5.3 oz. fat free vanilla Greek yogurt
1. In a medium size bowl, stir softened cream cheese by hand until smooth.
2. Mix in remaining ingredients. Stir well.
Serve as a dip for sliced apples, pears and bananas or graham crackers and ginger snaps.
*** Fruit and cookies not included in nutrition facts label.
Pumpkin Pie Spice:
Mix the following ingredients together. Makes about 3 tsp.
1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground nutmeg
½ tsp ground ginger
½ tsp ground allspice