Mini Apple Pie Parfaits

Like a personal, upside down apple pie, delicious cooked apple, top light ice cream and are covered with a crunchy cookie topping. It's the perfect dessert for fall!

Prep Time:  10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 6 Servings


  • 4 large granny smith apples, peeled and diced (6 cups)
  • 2 TB dark brown sugar
  • 2 TB water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch allspice
  • Pinch table salt
  • 3 cups light vanilla ice cream
  • 18 vanilla wafer cookies, crushed


Toss apples with sugar, water, lemon juice, cinnamon, allspice, and salt in a medium saucepan. Heat over medium heat until sugar dissolves, stirring frequently. Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until apples are softened and sauce has thickened. Let cool slightly. 

Spoon ½ cup ice cream into each bowl, top with 1/3 cup pie topping and sprinkle all evenly with cookie crumbs.


Apple pie topping can be made up to 2 days ahead.