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Cookie 'n' Almond Parfaits Recipe

Cookie 'n' Almond Parfaits Recipe

"These pretty layered parfaits are delectable," enthuses Carol Hagerty of Upper Arlington, Ohio. "You can easily make more for company, too."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 25 miniature cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Dash salt
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. Set aside four cookies for garnish. Crush the remaining cookies; set aside. In a heavy saucepan, combine the egg white, sugar, water and cream of tartar. With a portable mixer, beat on low speed for 1 minute. Beat over low heat until egg mixture reaches 160°, about 12 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  • 2. Add almond extract and salt; beat until stiff peaks form. In a bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form; fold into meringue mixture. Spoon half the cookie crumbs into two parfait glasses; top with half of filling. Repeat layers. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until set. Sprinkle with almonds and garnish with reserved cookies. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 parfait equals 512 calories, 27 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 385 mg sodium, 64 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.