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Gingersnap Pear Trifles

 Gingersnap Pear Trifles
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!—Country Woman Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. Fold in lemon
  • curd.
  • Layer half of the crumbled cookies, pears and whipped cream in two
  • dessert dishes. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with ginger. Serve
  • immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
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.