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Peppermint Parfaits Recipe

Peppermint Parfaits Recipe

Nothing is as pleasing to your palate after a satisfying meal like mint. These easy-to-prepare peppermint parfaits are the perfect way to end any meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 24 large marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 5 to 8 drops red food coloring
  • 2 cups whipped topping
  • Crushed chocolate wafers

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan over low heat, melt marshmallows with milk. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla, salt, extract and food coloring. Chill for 10 minutes; fold in whipped topping. Spoon into individual dishes. Chill until ready to serve. Garnish with chocolate wafers. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 320 calories, 9 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 153 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.