No Bake Pumpkin Mascarpone Tart

No Bake Pumpkin Mascarpone Tart


For 1 Batch(es)

For the Tart:

  • 12 ounces Gocciole Cookies. you can also use Pan di Stelle, Grahm crackers or nilla wafers
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups canned pumpkin purée
  • 1 pound mascarpone cheese, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 3 packets Vanillina powder, or 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Yield: one 11 inch tart. serves 8-10
  2. In a food processor, process the cookies until they are very fine crumbs. About 45 seconds.
  3. In a bowl, add the melted butter to the crumbs and form a paste. Press into and 11 inch loose bottom tart pan making sure the crumbs are even all around the edges. You may also use the bottom of a glass to flatten it out.
  4. Place the tart pan in the refrigerator while you prepare the filling.
  5. Combine the pumpkin, mascarpone, vanilla and pumpkin pie spice together in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Add the filling to the tart shell. Decorate with cookie crumbs as desired.  Refrigerate until firm, at least 3 hours before serving.
  6. *do not leave the tart out for long before serving. For best results, serve directly from the refrigerator.



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