Diced Pear Parfait With Greek Yogurt Mousse and Ginger Cookies

Added to Recipes on Thu 10/06/2011

Ingredients 

2 ripe pears, diced

Ground cinnamon 

Brown sugar

2 oz butter

1 pint Greek yogurt

Maple syrup

Ginger cookies

Heavy cream (optional)

 

Directions 

Sautée diced pears in butter, brown sugar and cinnamon.

 

Crush about half a box of ginger cookies in a plastic bag with a rolling pin.

In a bowl, whisk together Greek yogurt and maple syrup. If the mixture is too stiff, add a little heavy cream until fluffy. Using a rubber spatula, put in mixture in a piping bag.

 

In a parfait dish, layer mousse, crushed ginger cookies and pears. Continue to layer. Garnish with thinly sliced wedges of pears.