Pumpkin Parfaits

pumpkin gwp recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes (Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)

Level of Difficulty: Easy


  • 1 envelope plain gelatin
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • One 15oz can pumpkin
  • One 12oz can evaporated skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Plain or vanilla non-fat or low-fat yogurt
  • Crumbled cookies, like gingersnaps


  1. In a small bowl, combine gelatin and a small amount (2 tablespoons) of the apple cider.
  2. Heat remaining apple cider in a sauce pan and boil until reduced to 1/3 volume.
  3. Add softened gelatin to sauce pan and heat until gelatin is dissolved.
  4. In a large bowl, stir together maple syrup, pumpkin, evaporated milk, vanilla, salt and spices.
  5. Stir in warm gelatin mixture.
  6. Mixture should chill overnight to set up OR individual servings can be poured into clear cups/glasses and put into freezer to set up quicker.
  7. To serve, layer pumpkin filling alternating with yogurt and top with cookie crumbs.

Yield: 6 servings

Nutritional Info

  • 126 calories
  • 26gm carbohydrate
  • 2gm fiber
  • 6gm protein
  • 20% DV for calcium
  • excellent source of Vitamin A