Layered Pumpkin Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) package Hostess Twinkies (10)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip, thawed and divided
  • 2 (3.4 ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Slice Twinkies in half lengthwise and place cream-side up in single layer in 9 x 13-inch baking dish.
  2. Using mixer, blend cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and half of whipped topping until smooth. Spread evenly over Twinkies.
  3. Combine pudding mix, pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice and milk. Whisk until well blended and layer over cream cheese mixture.
  4. Carefully spread remaining whipped topping over pumpkin.
  5. Lightly sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice.
  6. Refrigerate several hours or until set.

Yield: 9 to 12 servings