Strawberry Parfait

Strawberry Parfait

Courtesy of Best Yet® 4 Servings • 5 Min. Prep Time • 2 Hr. Chill Time


4 c. Best Yet® frozen sliced strawberries, thawed & divided
1/4 c. Best Yet® granulated sugar
1 c. Best Yet® part skim ricotta cheese
1/2 c. (4 ounces) Best Yet® 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1/4 c. powdered sugar
1 Tbsp. water
1 tsp. Best Yet® vanilla extract
1 c. amaretti cookie crumbs (about 8 cookies)
1/2 c. Best Yet® frozen reduced-calorie whipped topping, thawed


1. Place 2 cups of strawberry slices and granulated sugar in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Set strawberry puree aside.

2. Combine ricotta and next 4 ingredients (ricotta through vanilla) in a medium bowl; stir well with a whisk. Spoon 2 tablespoons cookie crumbs into each of 4 parfait glasses. Top each portion with 2 tablespoons strawberry puree, 1/4 cup strawberry slices, and 3 tablespoons ricotta mixture; repeat the layers. Drizzle the remaining strawberry puree over each serving. Chill for 2 hours. Top each parfait with 2 tablespoons whipped topping.