Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip
This light dessert is a nice alternative for calorie-rich pumpkin pie.
You can also use it as a spread for bagels.
8 ounces low-fat cream cheese (room temperature)
3/4 cup of canned pumpkin (unsweetened, unsalted)
3 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Serve with: 6 apples sliced
Mix all ingredients for the spread together in a mixing bowl by hand or with an electric mixer (medium speed). Serve with apple slices for dipping.
Nutritional analysis per serving
Serving size: about 3 tablespoons
- Total carbohydrate 18 g
- Dietary fiber 3 g
- Sodium 91 mg
- Saturated fat 2 g
- Total fat 3 g
- Cholesterol 10 mg
- Protein 2 g
- Monounsaturated fat 1 g
- Calories 107
References: The Mayo Clinic: Living Healthy, Heart Healthy Recipes