Pumpkin Parfaits

pumpkin parfaits Dessert
Pumpkin Parfaits
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 8

These darling mini desserts will spice up any celebration, and they're ready to eat in just 20 minutes. MORE+ LESS-

Inspired Taste
Updated October 12, 2011


cups whipping cream
teaspoon vanilla
cup canned pumpkin pie mix (not plain pumpkin)
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
tablespoons powdered sugar
plastic cups (6 oz)
1 1/2
cups crushed gingersnap cookies
oz white chocolate baking bar, broken into 8 pieces


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  • 1
    In medium bowl, beat whipping cream and vanilla with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form (thick, but cream still falls onto itself). Refrigerate.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat pumpkin pie mix and cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Add powdered sugar; beat until well combined. Taste for sweetness and if necessary, add more powdered sugar.
  • 3
    Gently fold half of the whipped cream into pumpkin mixture.
  • 4
    To assemble parfaits in plastic cups, layer crushed cookies, pumpkin mixture and plain whipped cream. To garnish, top each with whipped cream and 1 piece of white chocolate. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Instead of white chocolate as a garnish, use a whole gingersnap cookie instead.
  • Replace gingersnaps with graham crackers, and garnish with pieces of a milk chocolate bar for a play on s’mores.

Nutrition Information

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