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 TimePrep: 25 min. + chilling
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 320 calories, 9g fat (7g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 153mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Peppermint Parfaits in 1996 Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar