September 14, 2009

Gingersnap crumble parfait

1 recipe Gingersnap Crumble (recipe, below)
1 quart vanilla ice cream
1 15-oz. can pumpkin
2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar
1-1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup whipping cream, whipped
Pumpkin pie spice (optional)
1. Prepare Gingersnap Crumble. Set aside.

2. Place ice cream in refrigerator for 20 to 30 minutes or just until softened. In a large bowl combine pumpkin, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Stir ice cream to soften; fold into pumpkin mixture. Cover and freeze 20 minutes or until pumpkin mixture holds its shape when heaped with a spoon.

3. Spoon ice cream into parfait glasses; sprinkle with Gingersnap Crumble. Cover and freeze until firm (4 hours to 48 hours).

4. Before serving, top with whipped cream and a leaf pastry cutout. Sprinkle with additional pumpkin pie spice. Makes 10 servings.

Gingersnap Crumble: In a small bowl stir together 1-1/2 cups crushed gingersnaps (about 30 gingersnaps) and 1/4 cup melted butter. Stir just until crumbs are coated.
from Better Homes & Gardens

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