10 Minute Nutmeg Gingerbread Parfaits

10 Minute Nutmeg Gingerbread Parfaits from HealthySlowCooking.com

These dairy-free parfaits are the perfect small bite for your holiday party. They taste a bit like cheesecake with a hint of nutmeg and spiced rum. Plus it only takes minutes to make.

I use a combination of vegan cream cheese and silken tofu to make the base of this delicate dessert with just a hint of spiced rum.

Use this base recipe to play with – add your favorite flavors and cookies to vary it for the season.


10 Minute Nutmeg Gingerbread Parfaits

Serves: 6

These dairy-free parfaits are the perfect small bite for your New Year’s Eve party. It takes very little time to make and you only have your food processor to clean up.
  • ½ cup gingerbread cookie crumbs
  • 4 ounces vegan cream cheese or cashew cream
  • 4 ounces silken tofu (1/2 of 1 package)
  • ⅓ cup nondairy nog or vanilla nondairy milk
  • 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon spiced rum, to taste - optional
  • ¼ teaspoon stevia
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
  1. In 6 mini dessert cups or shot glasses add about 1½ teaspoons of the cookie crumbs.
  2. Make the filling by adding the cream cheese, tofu, nog, stevia and nutmeg into the food processor. Process until silky smooth. you’ll need to stop a few times and scrape the sides of the bowl.
  3. Spoon in the filling and top with a sprinkle of cookie crumbs or a little nutmeg.
  4. Put in the fridge for at least an hour to chill and thicken up.

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