Take the bite-sized dessert trend to the next level with a mini pumpkin cheesecake. This no-bake treat is perfect for getting the kids involved, and the budget-friendly ingredients can be found at your local Walmart.

Mini No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Makes 24

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 4 oz cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup pure pumpkin purée
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • Mini chocolate chips optional

Instructions

  1. Line a 24-cup mini muffin tin with paper liners. Combine graham cracker crumbs with melted butter and stir well. Divide between 24 liners, using about 1 tsp of mixture each. Use a small spoon or your fingers to press mixture into liners without pressing out the folds. Chill.
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese with sugar in a medium bowl until smooth and fluffy, about1 to 2 minutes. Beat in pumpkin purée and spice. Clean beaters and whip cream in a separate bowl until it forms stiff peaks, about 1 to 2 minutes. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture. Spoon over prepared bases. Top with chocolate chips.
  3. Chill until firm, about 3 hours. Serve chilled.

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Find more Thanksgiving recipe ideas at www.walmart.ca/discoverfresh.

Source: www.newscanada.com

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