Pumpkin Spice Cranberry Trifle in a Jar | Ball Canning Jar Giveaway #HolidayRecipes

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 38 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 8 minutes
  • Yield: 8
  • Category: Holiday Dessert
  • Method: Whipped
  • Cuisine: American


Pumpkin Spice Cranberry Trifle was the hit of Thanksgiving dinner dessert


  • 1 box Pumpkin Spice cake mix + ingredients to make
  • 2 boxes pumpkin spice instant pudding mix + ingredients to make
  • 1 small container cool whip
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • pecan halves (optional)


  1. Prepare the cake mix and bake in a 9 x 13 inch pan following the directions on the box.
  2. Cool cake completely. Cut off the edge pieces and cut cake into 1 inch squares.
  3. Prepare pudding following directions on the box. Fold the dried cranberries into the pudding.
  4. Prepare each individual trifle by layering the cake pieces, pudding and whipped cream.
  5. Top off each pumpkin spice cranberry trifle with whipped cream, a few dried cranberries and a pecan half.
  6. Sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon if desired.


This recipe will make from 8-12 desserts in a jar depending on the size of jar used.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 625
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