Pumpkin Pie Dip (A 5 Minute Recipe)


Pumpkin Pie Dip – a simple 5 minute perfectly pumpkiny dip that is has just the right amount of sweet and spice. It’s fluffy, creamy and yes even dreamy. Basically it’s pure goodness!

Pumpkin Pie Dip

It tastes so much like pumpkin pie (different texture obviously, but same amazing flavor). So when you want a quick dessert with all the flavors of pumpkin pie that everyone will love, then this is definitely what you’ll want to make. You’ll quickly lose track of just how much you’ve actually eaten.

I saw this Pumpkin Pie Dip floating around Pinterest so I thought, ooh yes I must try that! I liked that this recipe didn’t use cool whip as some of the pumpkin pie dips do. I changed a few things from the original recipe.

Pumpkin Pie Dip

I thought it needed a little more pumpkin flavor so I added an additional 1/4 cup pumpkin puree (to the 1 cup listed).  I omitted the pumpkin pie spice and rather just increased the cinnamon, added nutmeg and cloves then left the ginger as listed, then I added a little caramel sauce of course.

I love pumpkin and caramel. I love anything with caramel and this has the perfect blend!

Pumpkin Pie Dip

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Pumpkin Pie Dip (A 5 Minute Recipe)

Makes about 4 cups

Servings: 16
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 8 oz cream cheese , softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp cloves (optional)
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup caramel sauce , store bought or homemade (optional, but highly recommended)
  • graham crackers , chocolate crackers or gingersnap cookies for servings


  1. In a large mixing bowl, using an electric hand mixer on low speed, blend together cream cheese and powdered sugar until combine, then increase mixer to medium and beat for 1 minute until smooth and fluffy. 
  2. Add in pumpkin, sour cream, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves and mix until well blended and fluffy, about 1 - 2 minutes. Drizzle with optional caramel sauce (and marble if desired), serve with crackers. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container.
  3. Recipe Source: adapted from Taste of Home

Recipe Notes

For cleaner edges on your graham crackers, simply cut them along indentations with a sharp knife rather than breaking them into individual pieces.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pumpkin Pie Dip
Author: Jaclyn


  • Ann Jimenez: Can this be made with cool whip instead of cream cheese? I need to find more dips without cheese products? August 11, 2016 at 1:36pm Reply

  • Pamela Hudnall: Would this be a good dip to serve with apple slices?
    I am making this recipe for my date this Friday.
    Thank you so much, in advance. October 7, 2015 at 11:04am Reply

    • Jaclyn: It just depends on whether you like pumpkin and apple flavors together – not really one I prefer, but with the caramel it might make it doable. Let me know if you try it :). October 7, 2015 at 11:55pm Reply

  • Shari @ Shari Blogs: I have never had this before and I am totally making it soon! That just sounds so yummy! I shared it in my Pumpkin Round Up on my blog today! :) http://shariblogs.com/35-pumpkin-dessert-recipes/ October 25, 2013 at 7:49am Reply

  • Michelle jolliff: What about using vanilla yogurt in place of sour cream?? October 16, 2013 at 2:05pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: That would probably work fine too. October 26, 2013 at 5:46am Reply

  • Denise: About how much does this make? Can you use caramel dip found in produce section for dipping apples? Looks delish!! September 30, 2013 at 6:55pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: It might work, it’s seems quite a bit thicker so you may want to try and thin it out a bit with some water. October 2, 2013 at 5:47am Reply

  • Angela: This dip looks so delicious! I’m going to make it for our neighborhood Christmas party. December 15, 2012 at 10:44am Reply

  • Paige: So good! Thanks for the recipe! December 11, 2012 at 3:22pm Reply

  • X LTD: thanks Jclyn for all your recipes I can’t wait to try the soups and the deserts I have my favorites picked out for my family and I to start cooking for Christmas!!! I love pumpkin too! I make pumpkin pudding every year and New Years! It contains pumpkin, vanilla pudding and whip cream How easy is that? Just add your favorite spices! Merry Christmas from us to you! Joan and family December 4, 2012 at 4:32pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: Thanks Joan! Merry Christmas to you and your family too! I hope you enjoy the recipes =)! December 4, 2012 at 10:47pm Reply

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