Pumpkin parfait

Pumpkin parfait

ChefMom
  • Prep:
  • Cook Time: 2 hr
  • Total: 2 hr
  • Serving: 2-4 People

Try this Thanksgiving recipe for pumpkin parfaits. Your family and friends will love it!

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 cups pumpkin purée
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cups heavy cream, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
  • 20 gingersnap cookies, coarsely crushed

Directions

  1. Sprinkle gelatin over water in a small saucepan and let soften 1 minute; bring to a simmer, stirring until gelatin has dissolved.
  2. Whisk together gelatin mixture, pumpkin, brown sugar, spices, and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Beat 1 cup cream with 1/2 teaspoon vanilla until it holds soft peaks, then fold into pumpkin mixture gently but thoroughly.
  4. Beat remaining 1 1/4 cups cream with remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla until it holds soft peaks.
  5. Spoon about 1/4 cup pumpkin mixture into bottom of each glass, then sprinkle with some of cookies and top with about 2 tablespoons whipped cream; repeat layers once, ending with cream.
  6. Chill until set, at least 2 hours.
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