Crunchy Lime & Berry Parfaits Recipe
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Crunchy Lime & Berry Parfaits Recipe

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Sometimes, for a lighter take, we make the lime topping for this fast-fixing summer treat with a reduced-fat whipped topping. It tastes just as great. Pretzels add a nice crunch. —Elizabeth Hayes, Brazil, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 cup coarsely crushed pretzels
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1-1/3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1-1/3 cups fresh raspberries
  • 1-1/3 cups fresh blueberries

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 258 calories, 11 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 204 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the pretzels, sugar and butter; press into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the whipped topping, confectioners' sugar, lime juice and peel. In another bowl, combine the berries. Break pretzel mixture into small pieces.
  3. Spoon 2 tablespoons lime mixture into each of eight parfait glasses. Layer each with 1 tablespoon pretzel pieces and 1/2 cup berries. Top each with remaining lime mixture and pretzel pieces. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Crunchy Lime & Berry Parfaits in Simple & Delicious May 2010, p35

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Reviewed Jul. 21, 2010

"You will wow everyone with this recipe."

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