Easy to Make Pumpkin Pie Fluff Dip

Bring on fall with this creamy, rich pumpkin pie fluff dip. Made with a combination of vanilla pudding mix, whipped topping, and pumpkin pie spice this dip tastes like pumpkin pie yet is much easier to prepare. Using canned pumpkin puree makes this dish so quick and easy that you’ll be dipping into it in no time at all.

close up of pretzel in pumpkin fluff dip

Serve this dip with whatever your gang likes; pretzels, graham crackers, vanilla wafers, or apple wedges. This pumpkin pie dip can also be used for sandwiches or wraps instead of peanut butter or scooped out and placed on top of waffles or pancakes instead of maple syrup. Who knew a dip could be so versatile?

This pumpkin fluff dip is obviously a good option for any Fall celebration but it is not limited to just Fall, it is great for every day too. Keep a container of this dip in the fridge for after-school dipping for the kiddos. Apples just taste that much better with pumpkin pie fluff dip.

Looking for other pumpkin-inspired recipes? I’ve got loads! Check out this recipe for Mini Personal Pumpkin Pies, Easy Pumpkin Spice Drop Cookies , 3 Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins or Pumpkin Spice Cake for Thanksgiving.

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Why You’ll Love This Pumpkin Pie Fluff Dip

  • Easy to prepare
  • Very few ingredients
  • No fancy equipment required
  • Great year-round treat

Equipment Needed To Make This Dip

  • mixing bowl and spoons
  • hand mixer or stand mixer
  • serving bowl

Ingredients To Make Pumpkin Pie Dip

  • 1.85oz packet instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 29oz canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 8oz tub whipped topping

How to Make Pumpkin Pie Fluff Dip

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine pudding mix and pumpkin pie spice.
dry ingredients
  • Stir to combine with a rubber spatula.
  • Add canned pumpkin.
pumpkin puree
  • Using a hand mixer, beat on medium speed for 30-45 seconds until combined.
mixed pumpkin puree
  • Scrape down the sides and bottom with the rubber spatula to assure everything is mixed together.
  • Add whipped topping and beat on low until completely combined.
mixing whipped topping in to pumpkin dip
  • Do your best not to lick the beaters.
close up of pumpkin dip on beaters
  • Refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight, covered, until ready to serve.
prepared pumpkin pie fluff dip
  • Remove from the refrigerator and place in a cute, festive bowl to serve to guests chilled.
pumpkin pie dip in bow next to square pretzels

Tips and Tricks

  • Serve with your favorite cookies, crackers, pretzels, and fruit.
styled image of pumpkin pie fluff dip
  • Adjust the amount of pumpkin pie spice according to your liking.
  • Cut the top off of a small pumpkin. Clean it out and dry the inside to use as a serving bowl for the dip!
  • Make sure to buy the instant pudding mix for this recipe.

Variations of Pumpkin Pie Dip

  • Add some spice with ginger or chili flakes.
  • Throw in chopped nuts or dried fruit.
  • Use cream cheese instead of whipped topping.
pretzel dipped into pumpkin pie dip

How to Store Pumpkin Fluff

This pumpkin pie fluff dip will last for up to 5 days in the fridge. You can freeze leftovers but the texture may be different once you thaw it out.

FAQs

Can I use individual spices instead of pumpkin pie spice?

Yes, you absolutely can use a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, and ginger. Use more or less of whichever spices you like best.

Can I use fresh pumpkin to make this pumpkin dip?

Fresh pumpkin can be used instead of canned pumpkin though the process to make the dip will be much more time consuming. Cook fresh pumpkin and puree it so it becomes smooth and lump free. You can follow the directions from there. Note fresh pumpkin does taste different from canned so the end result may be different.

What can I substitute for canned pumpkin?

If you can’t find canned pumpkin and are not up for the taste of using fresh pumpkin you can also use mashed sweet potatoes or butternut squash.

Is canned pumpkin and pumpkin pie filling the same thing?

No canned pumpkin is just pureed pumpkin while pumpkin pie filling has other ingredients already added. Read the labels carefully to make sure you are using pureed pumpkin.

Do I need to add sweetener to this pumpkin dip?

This recipe does not call for adding any sweetener. The rich creamy tastes comes from the natural sweetness of the pumpkin, the vanilla pudding and the combination of spices.

What can I do with leftover dip?

If you happen to have leftover dip you can use it as a spread for sandwiches or wraps. The dip can also be used as a topping for pancakes or waffles in place of maple syrup.

Can I make this pumpkin dip ahead of time?

Busy with a long to-do list for your festivities? If so, this dip can be made a few days ahead of time and kept in the fridge.

Can I use sugar-free pudding?

You can substitute sugar-free instant pudding but the dip will not have the intended level of sweetness. If you absolutely need to use the sugar-free option taste test the final product and add a few teaspoons of sugar if you think it is required.

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close up of pretzel in pumpkin fluff dip

Pumpkin Pie Fluff Dip

Rich and creamy for decadent dipping!
Prep Time 5 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1.85 oz packet instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 29 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 8 oz tub whipped topping

Instructions
 

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine pudding mix and pumpkin pie spice.
  • Stir to combine with a rubber spatula.
  • Add canned pumpkin.
  • Using a hand mixer, beat on medium speed for 30-45 seconds until combined.
  • Scrape down sides and bottom with the rubber spatula to assure everything is mixed together.
  • Add whipped topping and beat on low until completely combined.
  • Refrigerate for at least an hour to overnight, covered, until ready to serve.
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