Black Forest Cheesecake Parfaits

Black Forest Cheesecake Parfaits Recipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke and Celine Chenoweth
In the Black Forest region of Germany, the signature dessert is layered with chocolate, cherries, and whipped cream. Here, cream cheese replaces whipped cream.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 236
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 6.8 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 3.5 g
Carbohydrate 42.6 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 147 mg
Calcium 30 mg

Ingredients

4 cups frozen unsweetened cherries
1/2 cup black cherry preserves
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
6 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
3/4 cup chocolate wafer crumbs (about 15 cookies; such as Nabisco's Famous Chocolate Wafers)
Grated lemon rind (optional)

Preparation

Combine cherries and preserves in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool completely.

Combine sugar, juice, and cheese in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth (about 2 minutes). Cover and chill.

Spoon 2 teaspoons crumbs into each of 8 (8-ounce) glasses; top each with 1 1/2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture and 3 tablespoons cherry mixture. Repeat layers once, ending with cherry mixture. Garnish with rind, if desired. Serve immediately.

Note:

August 2004
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