Gingersnap Pear Trifles Recipe
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Gingersnap Pear Trifles Recipe

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Crystallized ginger adds both sweetness and spice to this simple trifle. Layer in pears, crumbled cookies and whipped cream, and you have autumn comfort in a dish! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup lemon curd
  • 1/2 cup crushed gingersnap cookies
  • 1 cup chopped canned pears
  • 2 tablespoons chopped crystallized ginger

Nutritional Facts

1 trifle equals 619 calories, 27 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 300 mg sodium, 89 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. Fold in lemon curd.
  2. Layer half of the crumbled cookies, pears and whipped cream in two dessert dishes. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with ginger. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Gingersnap Pear Trifles in Country Woman October/November 2010, p42

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