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Caramel Apple Shortbread Parfaits

The ultimate seasonal parfait. Layers of homemade whipped cream, tender cinnamon apples, sweet caramel sauce and shortbread cookie crumbs.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple, Caramel
Servings: 3 plus


  • 3 C apples
  • 6 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 C heavy cream
  • 1/4 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Caramel sauce
  • 5.3 oz Walkers Pure Butter Shortbread


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Peel and slice apples into 1/2-inch cubes. Toss with brown sugar and cinnamon. Transfer to a small glass baking dish. Cover with foil and bake for 15-20 minutes or until apples are tender.
  • Meanwhile, prepare whipped cream. Combine heavy cream, powdered sugar, cornstarch and vanilla. Beating on medium-high speed until stiff peaks form. Chill until ready to use.
  • Blend shortbread in a food processor until only fine crumbs remain.
  • Using desired serving dishes, layer dessert as follows: whipped cream, caramel sauce, apples, shortbread and repeat. Top off with whipped cream and a drizzle of additional caramel sauce.
  • Keep chilled until ready to serve.


*Number of servings will vary depending on glass size used.
**Caramel sauce or caramel ice cream topping may be used.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel