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Recipe: Pumpkin yogurt parfaits

Posted November 29, 2012

Pumpkins are ready for carving at Ken's Produce in Garner on Oct. 15, 2011.

Here's a quick and easy recipe, which kids can help make, for breakfast, snack or dessert.

Pumpkin Yogurt Parfaits


15 oz. pumpkin puree (use fresh cooked pumpkin or 1 can pumpkin puree)
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 cup Greek yogurt
1 package (1/3 box) cinnamon graham crackers


Stir together the pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, and brown sugar in a bowl.

Unwrap the graham crackers and place them in a gallon sized zip top bag. Crush the crackers with a rolling pin.

Layer the graham crackers, seasoned pumpkin puree, and yogurt into four containers. Feel free to create the layers in any order. Example: 2 Tbsp graham, 3 Tbsp pumpkin, 2 Tbsp graham, 1/4 cup yogurt, 2 Tbsp graham, 3 Tbsp pumpkin, top with graham.

Either enjoy immediately or refrigerate for up to 5 days.

The Western Wake Farmers' Market in Cary is changing to its winter schedule on Saturday. The hours will be 10 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, in December. On Dec. 22, the market will have a pre-Christmas event with vendors offering fixings for a holiday feast and handmade gift items. A New Year's market is set for Dec. 29.

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