Crunchy-Topped Pumpkin Brûlée

A departure from pumpkin pie and broiled sugar-topped brûlées, this make-ahead dessert is garnished with nutritious granola.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 3 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6

Ingredients

6
egg yolks
1/3
cup sugar
1 1/2
cups whipping (heavy) cream
1
cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
2
teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1
Nature Valley™ oats 'n honey crunchy granola bar (half pouch from 8.9-oz box), finely crushed (about 3 tablespoons)
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Grease 6 (6-oz) ramekins or custard cups with butter; place in 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. In large bowl with wire whisk, beat egg yolks about 1 minute or until slightly thickened. Beat in sugar, cream, pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice until smooth. Divide mixture evenly into ramekins.
  • 2 Place baking dish on rack in center of oven. Add warm water to dish until halfway up sides of ramekins. Bake uncovered 50 to 55 minutes or until set. Carefully remove baking dish from oven; place on wire rack. Cool 20 minutes.
  • 3 Remove ramekins from water. Cover each with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours to chill.
  • 4 Before serving, remove plastic wrap from ramekins; top each with about 1/2 tablespoon granola mixture.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    250),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    28g
    28%
    (Saturated Fat
    15g,
    15%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    295mg
    295%;
    Sodium
    45mg
    45%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    19g
    19%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    150%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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