Red, White and Blue Parfait

Recipe by WI Cheesehead
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cap strawberries, cut into bite-size pieces and place them in small mixing bowl.
  • Sprinkle sugar over berries and stir. Use spoon to crush berries slightly so they will release juice. Set aside.
  • Place cookies in zipper-top plastic bag and use rolling pin to crush them finely. Set aside.
  • In small bowl or 2-cup measure, stir together 1/2 C of whipped topping and yogurt until well blended. Set aside.
  • Divide cookie crumbs evenly in bottom of 4 parfait glasses or other dessert dishes (that hold at least 1 cup).
  • Spoon strawberry mixture evenly over crumbs.
  • Spoon yogurt mixture evenly over strawberries.
  • Divide blueberries evenly, and scatter them over yogurt mixture in each dish.
  • The dishes may be served at once or covered with plastic wrap and refrigerated until ready to serve, up to 3 hours.
  • Just before serving, dollop 1 tsp of whipped topping on top of each dish as a garnish.
  • Note: Plain shortbread cookies, vanilla wafers or butter cookies may be substituted for the pecan sandies.
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