A glass of no bake layered dessert: Pear Gingerbread Parfaits - layers of crushed gingerbread men, gingerbread spiced yogurt and chopped pear.
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5 from 6 votes

Pear Gingerbread Parfaits

This Pear and Gingerbread Parfait is a quick and easy no bake Christmas treat. The warming spices in the thick yogurt contrast beautifully with the crushed gingerbread cookies. Chopped juicy pear adds a fragrant tasty texture. 
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, International
Servings: 2
Calories: 361kcal
Author: Kate Hackworthy | Veggie Desserts


  • 400 g (1 1/2 cups) plain Greek yogurt divided
  • 3 tsp maple syrup
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • tsp ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp vanilla
  • 135 g (handful of) gingerbread men
  • 1 ripe pear

To serve (optional)

  • Mini gingerbread men


  • Add the yogurt to a bowl with the maple syrup, spices and vanilla and mix to combine.
  • Lightly bash up the gingerbread cookies.
  • Peel the pear and cut the flesh into small cubes.
  • Add half of the cookies to the glasses, layer with half the yogurt, then all pears, then the rest of the yogurt and the remaining cookies. Decorate with gingerbread men and a dusting of cinnamon.



Calories: 361kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 340mg | Potassium: 360mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin C: 3.8mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 4.5mg