Biscotti Crumble Parfaits

  • Author: Cooking Up Romance
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15
  • Yield: 4


A not-so-sweet dessert parfait featuring Ridiculous Cookies Biscotti Crumbles.


For whipped cream

  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

For raspberry layer

  • 2 pints raspberries, rinsed and drained
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Marsala wine (optional) or water

For ricotta layer

  • 1 cup full fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons whipped cream

For biscotti layer

  • 3/4 cup biscotti crumbles


For the whipped cream

  1. Sift the powdered sugar into the whipping cream. Using a hand mixer, whip on medium until stiff.

For raspberry layer

  1. Combine raspberries, sugar and Marsala or water and mix well. Mash raspberries with a spoon leaving some texture to the raspberries.

For ricotta layer

  1. In a medium bowl, combine ricotta, cinnamon and allspice. Sift in powdered sugar. Mix well to combine. Fold in 2 tablespoons whipped cream.

For the parfaits

  1. Taking care to maintain each layer, in the bottom of 4 martini glasses or other dessert glasses, place one tablespoon of raspberry, 2 tablespoons of ricotta mixture, 2 tablespoons of biscotti crumbles, 3 tablespoons of ricotta mixture and 2 tablespoons of raspberry.
  2. On top of each glass, scoop or pipe approximately 1 1/2 tablespoons whipped cream and scatter an additional tablespoon of biscotti crumbles on top.
  3. Serve immediately.


  • Raspberry mixture and ricotta mixture can be prepared up to 24 hours in advance, but wait to spoon into glasses until ready to serve.