This 5 ingredient Pumpkin Fluff is so easy to make and is just 2 Smart Points per scant ½ cup serving on Weight Watchers Freestyle plan. It is also 2 Smart Points per serving on the myWW Blue, my WW Purple & myWW Green plans.
If you are following any of the WW plans and you like pumpkin spice, this will definitely become a go to dessert recipe this Fall!
But even if you are not following the WW Freestyle plan, you will still love this Pumpkin dip. What's not to love? It's light, it's creamy and it has a delicate sweet pumpkin spice flavour. It's perfect for dipping cookies and fruit or even for eating with a spoon!
Serve it as a low Smart Point dessert this Fall and still stay within your points! Yay!
This post has been updated to take into consideration the new myWW plans.
Some other changes have been made since it was originally published to include changes to serving sizes and changes to the information about the types of Cool Whip that can be used in this recipe.
So we are well and truly into Pumpkin season!
Everywhere you look there is pumpkin flavoured this, pumpkin spice that ... and I love it!
If you're a bit of a pumpkin spice fiend (like me) then take a look at these Pumpkin Spiced Scones recipe. They are 7 Smart Points per scone so are a fraction of the Smart Point value of those sold in Starbucks (& are just as good, even if I do say so myself 😀 )
I digress, so back to Pumpkin Fluff!
I have seen lots of recipes for Pumpkin Fluff doing the rounds of the internet, so I wanted to give a few of them a try.
The recipes vary enormously and some of them are much higher in Smart Points than others.
I played around with recipes and this version has got to be my favourite.
It is light, creamy and sweet with a delicate taste of pumpkin spice!
And what is more, it is not too high in Smart Points! Yay!
In fact, it is just 2 Smart Points for just under half a cups worth. That's 2 SmartPoints on the Freestyle plan, the myWW Blue plan, the myWW Purple plan and the myWW Green plan!
But to make it so low in Smart Points, you do need to be careful about which ingredients you use.
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Which Cool Whip should I use?
There are quite a few varieties of Cool Whip available nowadays - Sugar Free, Fat Free, Lite, Original etc.
Each variety has a different Smart Point value so just be aware when choosing from the chiller cabinet, that you need to pick up the Fat Free version.
To keep the Smart Point values low as possible, I used Cool Whip Fat Free in this recipe.
You could also use Cool Whip Sugar Free or Cool Whip Lite for the same amount of SmartPoints.
Cool Whip Original works out at 3 Smart Point per scant ½ cup serving.
Which Pudding Mix should I use
I used a single (1oz) packet of Jell-o Fat Free Vanilla Pudding mix in this recipe.
This was just enough pudding mix to give the recipe a creamy texture with a slight hint of vanilla but not too much that it pushed the Smart Points up.
Do check the box though because Jell-o pudding comes in lots of different packet sizes!
I used a 1oz packet but if that size is not readily available where you are, buy a bigger packet and measure out 1oz.
What should I serve with Pumpkin Fluff
Fresh fruit and berries are always a good choice to serve with this Pumpkin Fluff as they are zero Smart Points.
Sliced apples are particularly good to dip.
I love Anise Reko Pizzelles, which you can buy from Amazon and at 1 Smart Point per cookies (or 5 Smart Points for 6) they are a good low Smart Point option for dipping or scooping!
If you have the Smart Points to spare, take a look at these Low Point Cookies for more dipping inspiration.
Other Weight Watchers Fluff recipes
Fluff (zero SmartPoints per serving)
Marshmallow Fluff (zero SmartPoints per serving)
Lime Fluff (zero SmartPoints per serving)
Strawberry Fluff - no yogurt (2 SmartPoints per serving)
- 1 (15oz) can of pumpkin
- 4 tbsp skimmed milk
- 1 (1oz) packet of fat free / sugar free Jell-o vanilla pudding mix
- 1 (8oz) tub of fat free Cool Whip / sugar free Cool Whip (defrosted)
- ½ - 1 tbsp pumpkin spice mix
Spoon the pumpkin puree into a large bowl and mix in the skimmed milk, vanilla pudding mix and pumpkin spice.
Mix till smooth.
Fold in the defrosted Cool Whip until fully combined.
Chill until time to serve.
This post was updated in November 2019 to reflect the new myWW SmartPoints, ingredient changes & also to make changes in serving sizes.
This recipe serves 12 - each serving is a scant ½ cup
See notes in post regarding the ingredients I used in this recipe.
See notes in post for serving suggestions.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: ½ cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 46Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 130mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 10gProtein: 0g
Please be aware that the nutritional information above has been automatically generated and does not account for variations in product brands and types, weights of individual ingredients etc. It should therefore be considered as an estimate. PointedKitchen.com has calculated Weight Watchers Smart Points based on the individual ingredients used to make this recipe and not from the following nutritional information. PointedKitchen.com is not responsible for any loss or damage relating to your reliance on this nutritional information.