Gary’s Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle

An optional serving method would be to place the layers in a punch bowl.

Gary's Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 14 oz. Gingerbread mix
  • 1 pkg. Cook & Serve Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • 30 oz. Pumpkin Pie filling
  • ½ c. brown sugar
  • ⅓ tsp. cinnamon, ground
  • ½ c. Ginger snaps, crushed
  • 12 oz. whipped cream
  1. Bake the two gingerbread mixes according to the directions on the package.
  2. Prepare the pudding according to the package directions & set aside to cool. When fully cooled stir in the pumpkin pie filling, brown sugar, & cinnamon into the pudding.
  3. Pour ½ of the pudding mixture over one gingerbread & add a layer of whipped topping. Repeat with the remaining gingerbread & pudding mixture with the whipped cream.
  4. Sprinkle the top with crushed ginger snaps if desired & refrigerate overnight.

Photo courtesy of Gingerbread Couple by sweetopia*.

JELL-O Ween Poke Brownies

Submitted by Trish
Yields 32


19.8 oz. brownie mix 1½ c. cold milk
1 package (4 serving size) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding red food coloring
yellow food coloring


  1. Prepare & bake brownie mix as directed on the package for 8″ or 9″ square baking pan.  Remove from the oven.  Immediately use round handle of a wooden spoon to poke holes at 1″ intervals down through the brownies to the pan.
  2. Pour cold milk into a large bowl.  Add the pudding mix.  Beat with a wire whisk for 2 minutes.  Stir in a few drops of each color food coloring to tint the mixture orange. 
  3. Quickly pour about ½ of the thin pudding evenly over the warm brownies & into the holes.  Let remaining pudding mixture stand to thicken slightly.  Spread the remaining pudding over top of the brownies to “frost”.
  4. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until ready to serve.  Cut into 2″ squares.  Cut each square diagonally into triangles.