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Sweet Potato Ginger Snap Cookie Trifles @diethood

Sweet Potato Ginger Snap Cookie Trifles

Katerina | Diethood
These trifles are the perfect fall dessert—and they're also super easy to make!
Servings : 4 servings
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins


  • 2 sweet potatoes , peeled and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • zest of 1 medium-sized orange
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 16 Ginger Snaps , crushed, divided
  • Whipped Cream (optional)


  • Put the cut potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water.
  • Bring to a boil; continue to cook for 15 minutes, or until fork tender.
  • Drain.
  • Place the cooked potatoes in a mixing bowl and mash with a potato masher.
  • Add in the butter and mix until butter is melted.
  • Stir in the orange zest, sugar, and cinnamon; mix until completely incorporated.
  • Layer about two tablespoons of crushed cookies on the bottom of each trifle; top with sweet potato puree; repeat by layering another tablespoon or two of the crushed cookies and top with the puree.
  • Add whipped topping, if desired.


Calories: 257 kcal | Carbohydrates: 43 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 15 mg | Sodium: 247 mg | Potassium: 327 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 17 g | Vitamin A: 9395 IU | Vitamin C: 1.6 mg | Calcium: 60 mg | Iron: 2.3 mg | Net Carbs: 41 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy fall desserts, fall dessert recipes, trifle dessert