With Thanksgiving around the corner, this pumpkin dessert is a must-make! With only five ingredients and no oven required, it’s a stress-free dessert that’ll taste just as good as grandma’s pumpkin pie.

No-Bake Pumpkin Custard

No-Bake Pumpkin Custard

Love all-things pumpkin, but don’t have time to measure millions of ingredients and wait for the dish to bake? Then try this easy pumpkin custard! With fiber-filled pumpkin and protein-packed yogurt, sneaking some extra spoonfuls is highly encouraged. Plus, this crust-less delight cuts out the fat-and-calorie laden traditional pie crust.

No-Bake Pumpkin Custard

Photo by Jordan Shakeshaft

Serves 8. Adapted from Cooking With Trader Joes

What You’ll Need:

1 jar (10 0z) Pumpkin Butter (Or 1 can pumpkin puree mixed with 2 teaspoons cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice)

1 (8oz) package reduced-fat cream cheese

1 cup pumpkin puree

1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt

½ cup pecans, chopped

What To Do:

1. Mix pumpkin butter, cream cheese, pumpkin puree, and yogurt until well combined.

2. Top with chopped pecans.

3. Place in a round serving bowl and chill for at least two hours.

* This custard makes a great pumpkin pie filling as well. Feel free to use a ready-made crust for extra crunch! Or, if feeling inventive, try this nut-based press-in piecrust for a healthier homemade version!

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