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Sweet Potato Ginger Snap Cookie Trifles

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WW Freestyle: 11
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
These trifles are the perfect fall dessert—and they're also super easy to make!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 257


  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Ginger Snap Cookie Trifles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 257 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 247mg10%
Potassium 327mg9%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 9395IU188%
Vitamin C 1.6mg2%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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