Recipe: Holiday Pumpkin Parfait
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 6 servings
Holiday desserts don't have to be fattening. This one offers a creamy pumpkin treat that's kinder to your waistline than pumpkin pie.
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 package (1 ounce/28 g) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups cold nonfat milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons nonfat whipped cream topping
  • 6 cinnamon sticks
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, pudding mix and milk.
  2. Add the cinnamon, allspice and vanilla. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Evenly spoon the mixture into 6 parfait or martini glasses.
  4. Chill in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes, until the mixture sets.
  5. Place 1 tablespoon of whipped cream topping on top of each parfait.
  6. Garnish each one with a cinnamon stick and the nutmeg.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ cup Calories: 55 Fat: 1 gram Carbohydrates: 9 grams Sodium: 100 milligrams Fiber: 1.5 grams Protein: 3.3 grams
Recipe by My Southern Health at