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Pecan Pie Parfait

For the pecans:

  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or sugar free version
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For the filling:

  • 1 container Good Culture Cottage Cheese
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ cup mascarpone
  • Graham crackers optional

Instructions:

👉In a small pot, add the butter, sugar, maple, and vanilla.  Once its bubbling, stir in the pecans.  Cook for a few minutes and be careful not to burn.  Remove from heat.

👉For the filling, blend cottage cheese, maple syrup, vanilla, and mascarpone.  In small serving bowls or cups, pour filling.  (4-5 servings).  Refrigerate to firm up, at least 30 minutes.  Top with candied pecans.  You can also add crushed graham crackers on the bottom before adding the filling.