Pumpkin Pie Dessert Lasagna

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Kids will scream with laughter at the name of this dessert, Pumpkin Pie Dessert Lasagna, and line up to get some when you tell it to them. That is because kids just love jokes and fun things right down and on to the food table. Then they will gobble this dessert down in quick time because it blends all the things that kids also love. That includes a creamy filling, great flavor, graham wafers and plenty of other kid centered good stuff. And this recipe includes a few good for home makers kinds of things too, like pumpkin filling.

In this recipe, the blogger and recipe creator points out that pumpkin puree is called for in the recipe not pumpkin pie filling. There is quite a difference if you have not compared them before. Pumpkin puree contains only the pumpkin flesh whereas pumpkin filling contains a number of other ingredients as well as the pumpkin flesh. It is also much thinner as a result. So be sure you get the right ingredient. Pumpkin is a great food. It has very few calories in it and plenty of fiber. It is chock full of vitamin A, and the pumpkin seeds support good health heart. And these are only some of the big benefits from eating pumpkin. Pumpkin is also delicious served plain, as a meal. Most of us generally just eat pumpkin as a pie or in a dessert lasagna, like this recipe, but served as a vegetable with any meal is another great way to eat this heart healthy vegetable.

Try this recipe on a day when the kids are home and they can help sprinkle the various ingredients that are called for in the lovely dish. Be sure to cut the pieces and set them out on plates where the kids can see how pretty this dish is before they gobble it up. Enjoy this recipe soon. Find out how to make this recipe and many others at the website, The Cookie Rookie.

Nutrition Facts for: Pumpkin Pie Dessert Lasagna From The Cookie Rookie
Ingredients: Graham crackers, butter, cream cheese, heavy cream, powdered sugar, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, cool whip, ladyfinger cookies, pumpkin spice chips, pecans.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 16 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 517, Calories from Fat 348, Total Fat 38.7g 60%, Saturated Fat 22.3g 111%, Cholesterol 69mg 23%, Sodium 156mg 6%, Potassium 200mg 6%,, Carbohydrates 39.3g 13%, Dietary Fiber 2.6g 10%, Sugars 27.9g, Protein 5.9g, Vitamin A 60%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 8%, Iron 9%

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