Cookie Rookie: Pumpkin Pie Parfaits
PUMPKIN PIE LAYER:
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
2 tablespoons half & half
4 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon (heaping) pumpkin pie spice
8 ounces low fat cream cheese
1½ cups vanilla greek yogurt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¼ cup agave nectar
1 tablespoon lemon juice (approximately half a lemon)
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2 cups cinnamon granola (your favorite brand)
whipped cream or cool whip for topping
pumpkin pie spice for garnish
1. In a large bowl, stir together the ingredients for the pumpkin pie layer. Stir until well combined. Set aside.
2. In a stand mixer, whisk together the ingredients for the cheesecake layer. Mix until creamy and fully combined. Set aside.
3. To assemble your parfaits, start with two tablespoons of the granola, followed by pumpkin pie layer, then more granola, then cheesecake layer, and so on. Top with whipped cream or cool whip and sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice.