Fall flavors are front and center in this crowd-pleasing, make-ahead Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip!

Black bowl of Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip on an orange napkin. Surrounded by molasses and ginger cookies to use a dippers. There’s no tastier way to satisfy your pumpkin craving this fall than with this quick and easy Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip. It’s the perfect informal dessert recipe for nearly any occasion, from tailgating to Halloween parties!

We love how this Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip is so flavorful and is just rich enough to satisfy your sweet tooth without being overly indulgent. Our favorite way to eat this dip is with any variety of molasses or gingersnap cookies, but you can also serve it with vanilla wafers, graham crackers, apple slices or even pretzels for a little sweet and salty action.

Hosting a crowd? Double the recipe and make it the day before your party. A quick stir is all that’s needed before serving. Plus it transports well so make this Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip your go-to dessert for your next potluck party.

Tip: This recipe only uses part of a can of pumpkin puree. Freeze the rest for making this Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip again or indulge in another pumpkin dessert. Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Roll or Pumpkin Spice Mini-Donuts, anyone? 

Half of a frosted molasses cookie dunked in a bowl of Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip. Surrounded by other molasses and ginger cookies on a slate tray with an orange napkin.

Yield: 6

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip


Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice


Place cream cheese and butter in a medium bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Add remaining ingredients and beat again until smooth. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve. 



Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 276 Total Fat: 21g Saturated Fat: 12g Cholesterol: 62mg Sodium: 141mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 19g Protein: 3g

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Get your fill of fall flavors in this quick and easy Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip - a perfect dessert recipe for potlucks and parties!