Friday, October 19, 2012

Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifles (with crushed Biscoff cookies!)

I don't make desserts often but I have been eyeing this recipe from My Baking Addiction for awhile. I finally made it last night and am I glad I did! This is a great-tasting fall treat and doesn't require any baking or hard-to-find ingredients. I love Biscoff cookies and using them for the base was perfect. 

You will need:

12 Biscoff cookies, crushed (You could also use gingersnaps if you can't find Biscoff cookies)
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
8 ounces of softened cream cheese
1 cup pure pumpkin puree 
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 large container (12 oz) Cool Whip, thawed

Combine the Biscoff cookie crumbs and melted butter. Divide and press firmly into small glasses for the finished trifle. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat cream cheese until smooth. Add the pumpkin, vanilla extract, pumpkin pie spice and sugar. Beat until combined and creamy.

Use a spatula to fold in half of the Cool Whip topping and mix until blended evenly. 

To assemble, you can spoon the pumpkin mixture into each glass; I placed the pumpkin mixture into ziplock bags and cut a corner off to evenly distribute into glasses. Spoon in a layer of the remaining Cool Whip before your last layer of pumpkin. I finished mine with a small dollop of Cool Whip and Biscoff cookie crumbles. 

These pumpkin trifles are so delicious and were a big hit with my roommates. They require many ingredients you probably already have at home and are easy to assemble; the perfect addition to any Thanksgiving dinner menu!


  1. i'm dying at how delicious this looks/sounds

    1. Every time I pass the refrigerator, I take a bite. Bad news!

  2. How many trifles does this recipe make??

    1. Assuming they are in small glasses, this would make about 6. I put most of mine in tupperware for my roommates and I to eat at work!

  3. those are so adorable. I love easy + cute desserts