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Easy Pumpkin Parfaits

Easy Pumpkin Parfaits

This time of year things get crazy. From Halloween, my Wedding Anniversary, Thanksgiving, Christmas; it can really get overwhelming.

Easy Pumpkin Parfaits

So I was happy to find these Easy Pumpkin Parfaits from Food and Wine Magazine.

Easy Pumpkin Parfaits

These Easy Pumpkin Parfaits are easy to make and can be made up to 2 days ahead of time. And anyone that has hosted a Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner at their home knows the value of a make-ahead recipe.

Easy Pumpkin Parfaits

I halved the recipe for my version, but the original version makes up to 12 servings. Perfect for larger dinner parties. With it’s beautiful layers of pumpkin mousse, with whipped mascarpone cheese and crushed chocolate cookie crumbs, this dessert will look beautiful on any fall themed dinner table.

Easy Pumpkin Parfaits

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Easy Pumpkin Parfaits

Easy Pumpkin Parfaits

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

A pumpkin pudding layered with whipped mascarpone whipped cream and sprinkled with Oreo cookie crumbs. An easy holiday recipe!

Ingredients

  • 1 15-ounce canned pumpkin puree
  • 16 ounces (2 cups) mascarpone cheese, divided
  • 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup crushed Oreo cookie crumbs

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, beat pumpkin puree with 1 cup mascarpone cheese, 3/4 cup powdered sugar, pumpkin spice and salt until thick.
  2. In another large bowl, beat heavy cream and remaining 1 cup mascarpone cheese with remaining 1/2 cup powdered sugar until soft peaks form.
  3. In 6 glasses layer the pumpkin mousse with mascarpone cream and crushed cookie crumbs. Chill parfaits for 1 hour before serving.

Notes

MAKE AHEAD: Can be made up to 2 day in advanced.

*Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 652Total Fat: 52gSaturated Fat: 31gCholesterol: 148mgSodium: 399mgCarbohydrates: 44gFiber: 3gSugar: 36gProtein: 6g

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