Bewitching Halloween Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits |  A layer of yummy crushed graham crackers mixed with a touch of melted butter, cinnamon and sugar.  Then layers of  pumpkin mousse, black sprinkles,  and vanilla cheesecake mousse TWICE!  Serve this delicious Fall dessert in a half pint mason jar and top with a felt witch’s hat hanging off the edge of the spoon!  The perfect dessert to serve at an adult HALLOWEEN PARTY with just the right amount of fun! IDEA!   Switch out the witch’s hat for Pilgrim hats and serve these parfaits for Thanksgiving!

Then layers of  pumpkin mousse, black sprinkles,  and vanilla cheesecake mousse.

Can’t find hats?  Make your own!  DIY FELT WITCH HAT (link)

Bewitching Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits

Preparation 40 minutes 2017-09-22T00:40:00+00:00 Serves 6 Half Pint Jars     adjust servings


For the Pumpkin Mousse

  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 box vanilla instant pudding
  • 1/2 - 15 ounce can pumpkin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup cool whip

For the Vanilla Cheesecake Mousse

  • 8 ounce cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounce cool whip

For the Graham Cracker Crust

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • Optional black sprinkles


    For the Pumpkin Mousse:

    1. Beat milk and pudding with a whisk 2 minutes.
    2. Blend pumpkin and spice.
    3. Stir in Cool Whip.
    4. Pour pumpkin mixture into a large zip top bag . TIP: The easiest way to fill a bag is by inserting it into a tall glass, open up the top and lay over the top of the glass to ensure the bag is as open as it can get.
    5. Set aside for assembly.

    For the Vanilla Cheesecake Mousse:

    1. Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until creamy.
    2. Fold in cool whip.
    3. Place cheesecake mixture into a pipping bag fitted with a large decorative tip.
    4. Set aside for assembly.

    For the Graham Cracker Crust:

    1. In a medium bowl combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and cinnamon.
    2. Stir in melted butter.

    How to Assemble the Parfaits:

    1. Place 2 heaping tablespoons of graham cracker crust in the bottom of each mason jar. Using fingers lightly press the crumb mixture.
    2. Cut the corner of the zip top bag with the pumpkin mixture and pipe some of it into each jar.
    3. Top with black sprinkles then pipe some of the cheesecake mixture on top.
    4. Repeat this process twice EXCEPT only add 1 HEAPING TABLESPOON of the graham cracker mixture then end with a decorative top of vanilla cheesecake mousse and sprinkles. HERE are the directions on how to make the FELT WITCH HAT.

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    Bewitching Halloween Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits — 19 Comments

    1. Wow- now those look great! I’d love to have you link up this (and a couple more if you’d like) recipe to Wonderful Food Wednesday. We’re going to have voting on the entries this week and the top few will be featured next week. Love if you’d join us at:

      Jessica @ At Home Take 2

    2. All of these treats look amazing! I’m pinning all three. My weekly linky party–One Creative Weekend–has gone spooky this week in honor of my thirteenth party. If you haven’t already, I hope you’ll visit “One Creative Weekend” on (open every Fri-Wed) and link up this idea and anything else you’d like to share. (You can include non-Halloween posts as well, but feel free to link up as many Halloween-themed posts as you like.)

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