Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip-- 1 lb. cream cheese, softened 2/3 c. sugar 1 cup pumpkin puree (NOT pumpkin pie filling) 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 8 oz. Cool Whip Optional: pecans and cinnamon for garnish. But I think I will exclude the sugar.