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Pumpkin Squares
Ingredients:

2 enveloped unflavored gelatin
3/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
1/2 cup water
1 can (16 ounces) pumpkin
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 package (2.8 ounce size) whipped topping mix (1 envelope)
Skim milk
1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs

Directions:

1. Sprinkle gelatin on apple juice in 1-quart saucepan to soften; add water. Heat over low heat until gelatin is dissolved, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Mix pumpkin, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and cloves in medium bowl; stir in gelatin mixture until smooth. Refrigerate until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from a spoon, stirring occasionally.
2. Prepare topping mix as directed on package - except use skim milk. Reserve 1/2 cup topping. Beat pumpkin mixture until smooth and light; fold remaining topping into pumpkin mixture. Sprinkle crumbs in bottom of square pan, 9 x 9 x 2 inches, sprayed with nonstick cooking spray; spread pumpkin mixture in pan. Cover and refrigerate until firm, at least 2 hours. Top with remaining topping.

Makes 12 Servings

Nutritional Info Per Serving:
Calories: 85
Protein: 2 g
Sodium: 20 mg
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 1 g
Carbohydrates: 17 g
Exchanges: 1/2 Bread/Starch; 1 Vegetable