Calling all my pumpkin lovers! I have got the perfect treat for you. This creamy Pumpkin Fluff Dip will make your pumpkin-loving hearts so happy. Let’s celebrate pumpkin every day, not just in October and November.
Pumpkin Fluff Recipe first seen on Savory Experiments where I contribute photos and recipes.
Pumpkin is one of the most versatile ingredients and is so complimentary for many different desserts, appetizers, and dishes. Whether that is Pumpkin French Toast, Pumpkin Muffins, Pumpkin Ravioli, or even a warm Pumpkin Soup. Pumpkin goes well with really anything if you ask me.
Now that we know that pumpkin is not only good for humans but also our dogs. Let’s talk about one of the easiest, quickest and yummiest pumpkin dishes out there for humans.
This Pumpkin Fluff Dip Recipe is out of this world good! It will take your appetizer game to whole another level. Take a look at other appetizers that are delicious as well, pumpkin cream cheese dansih, orange jello fluff salad.
Fluff is one of the easiest dishes to make and this Pumpkin Dip only requires 6 different ingredients.
Plan a Fall Harvest Party and make it potluck style. It will be fun to see what everyone’s favorite treats are to pair with this pumpkin dip.
Some of my favorite treats that pair very well with this pumpkin dip are apples because of their tart and sweet crisp flavor. Ginger Snaps Cookies are perfectly balanced with cinnamon and nutmeg while pretzels give a nice sweet and salty appeal.
So what is “Fluff” really?
I know you are probably asking yourself ‘What is Fluff?’ is it a side dish, appetizer, or dessert. Well, all these answers are correct. And this Pumpkin Fluff is served on a fun Fall Charcuterie Board which is so fun to make and serve.
Sweet Pumpkin Dip Ingredients
- Pumpkin Puree
- Cream Cheese
- Cool Whip
- Vanilla Pudding
- All Spice
Fluff is made by whipping in a few different ingredients, whether that is Cool Whip, pudding mix, marshmallow, creme, etc. together.
Step by Step Instructions
In a large bowl combine pumpkin puree, 4 oz softened cream cheese, Vanilla Pudding Mix, vanilla, and spices with pumpkin puree. This mixture will be very thick. Fold Cool Whip into Pumpkin Mixture. It’s really that simple.
Sprinkle Cinnamon on top as a garnish to add a little extra flavor. Store covered in the refrigerator until ready to enjoy.
It’s easy to pipe Pumpkin Fluff for a more decorative presentation. Using a larger Star frosting Tip and a zip lock bag. Cut a corner off bag and place piping tip into corner and fill with Fluff. Making Swirling motions to pipe fluff into bowl or on plate.
What are the best treats to eat with this Dip Recipe?
There are so many different treats that would be delicious with this dip. Some of my favorite I’ve listed for you. But I would love to see what you come up with, don’t forget to tag @devourdinner on all social channels so I can see your photos.
Fall Charcuterie Board Ideas
- Graham Crackers
- Vanilla Wafers
- Shortbread Cookies
Making a Charcuterie Board is easy and so much fun. Use a large wooden cutting board and place fun items to dip into fluff. I like making smaller groups of ingredients like cookies and apples and nuts in a group on the board for variety and the best visual appeal.
Can you make this dip ahead?
When it comes to parties and holidays, it can be hard finding time to make food especially with all the craziness that comes with these kinds of events. Go ahead and make the dessert ahead of time and let it chill in the fridge until you need it. Try to only make 1 day ahead, so it can keep the freshness.
How to store Pumpkin Fluff?
Store Pumpkin Fluff refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
Can Pumpkin Fluff Dip be frozen?
Pumpkin Fluff Dip can be frozen and enjoyed at a later time. Just let the dip thaw out in the fridge for a few hours before eating it.
Pumpkin Fun Facts
- Did you know that the word Pumpkin was first introduced in the story of Cinderella?
- Pumpkins are grown in every continent except for Antarctica.
- There are over 1.5 billion pumpkins produced every year.
- National Pumpkin day is October 26th.
Tips and Tricks:
- Add 1/2 Cup Mini Chocolate chips into the dip for a nice chocolaty taste
- Dipping Nuts into Pumpkin Fluff Dip is Delicious!
- Use Sugar Free Pudding and Cool-Whip for a lower calorie treat
Pumpkin Puree for Dogs
Pumpkin is also great for dogs. Pumpkin packs a lot of different nutrients and health benefits. It is wonderful to know that pumpkin can add a fresh healthy ingredient into your dog food too.
Did you know that when pumpkin puree is given or mixed with dog food in small doses it can help their immune system, moisturize their coat, help digestion, and provide hydration? It never hurts to add a scoop of plain pumpkin puree to your furry friends food.
- 1 Cup Pumpkin
- 16 oz Cool Whip
- 4 oz Cream Cheese Softened
- 3.4 oz Instant Vanilla Pudding Small Box
- 1 tsp Vanilla
- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp Allspice
- In a Large Bowl combine Pumpkin Puree with softened cream cheese, instant vanilla pudding, spices and vanilla. Using a hand mixer, mix until combined
- Fold in Cool Whip until combined
- Garnish with Cinnamon dusted on top
- Store in Refrigerator