Pomegranate & Gingersnap-Spiced Yogurt Parfaits

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 4 parfaits


  1. 3 Compliments Gingersnap Cookies, crushed
  2. 1 cup (250 mL) vanilla Greek yogurt
  3. 1 tsp (5 mL) pure vanilla extract
  4. 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each ground cinnamon and ground cardamom
  5. 1/4 tsp (1 mL) fresh orange zest
  6. 1/4 cup (60 mL) mixed berry or raspberry jam
  7. 1/2 cup ( 125 mL) pomegranate seeds


  1. Whisk together the yogurt, vanilla, spices and orange zest.
  2. Measure out the jam into a small bowl and stir well until smooth.
  3. Create parfaits in each glass by layering the ingredients starting with 1 tbsp crushed gingerbread cookies, 2 tbsp yogurt mixture, 1 tsp of jam, and 1 tbsp of pomegranate seeds. Add 2 more tbsp of yogurt, 1 tsp of crushed cookies, 1 tsp jam and 1 tbsp pomegranate seeds.
  4. Serve immediately.
Yogurt mixture can be made the day before and kept in the fridge until ready to use. Crushed cookies and pomegranate seeds can also be prepped a day ahead and stored in separate airtight containers in the fridge.