Candy Cane Parfaits
To complete the meal, Bissy assembles festive Candy Cane Parfaits. "No one ever guesses that five ingredients are all it takes to make these layered holiday desserts," she shares. A sprinkling of crushed candy canes is the refreshing final touch to the single-serving sweets.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 2 cups cold milk
- 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix
- 24 Oreo cookies, crushed
- 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
- 3 candy canes, crushed
- In a bowl, beat milk and pudding mix on low speed for 2 minutes. Divide half of the cookie crumbs among six parfait glasses. Layer with half of the pudding and whipped topping. Repeat cookie and pudding layers. Dollop with remaining whipped topping; sprinkle with candy canes.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 471 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 609mg sodium, 69g carbohydrate (44g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Candy Cane Parfaits in Quick Cooking November/December 2001