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Apple Spice Parfaits September 19, 2013

Filed under: gluten-free,Recipes & Food Ideas,vegan dessert — sharonsweets @ 4:22 pm

I was craving something appley, spicy, creamy, warm and maybe a bit chocolatey, that I could make quickly without baking.
Here’s what I came up with!

You will need:
2 mini trifle bowls or just nice wide glasses or bowls.

Ginger snaps or other cookies (gluten free ok)

Cream layers

1/2 cup nondairy cream cheese
2 tablespoons agave nectar
2 tablespoons orange juice

Blend cream cheese, agave and juice in a blender or food processor.

Apple layers

2 peeled and shredded Granny Smith apples
1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Small pinch ginger
Small pinch nutmeg
2 tablespoons agave nectar

Cook together the apple later ingredients in a small pan for about 4 minutes, or until softened.

To assemble:
Layer the parfaits as follows (from bottom):
Cookies
Cream
Apple mixture
Cookies
Apple mixture
Cream

Garnish with:
Shaved dark chocolate
Cinnamon

Serve within a half hour of assembling.

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