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Cherry-Cheese Parfaits

Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (8-ounce) tub reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated skimmed milk
  • 1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling

Nutrition Information

  • calories 254
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fat 6.6 g
  • satfat 3.9 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 9.6 g
  • carbohydrate 40 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 24 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 280 mg
  • calcium 225 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in a small saucepan; let stand 1 minute. Cook over low heat, stirring until the gelatin dissolves.

  2. Combine sugar and next 3 ingredients in a medium bowl, and beat at medium speed of a mixer until smooth. Gradually add milk, beating at low speed until smooth. Add gelatin mixture; beat until blended.

  3. Spoon one heaping tablespoon of pie filling into each of 6 (6-ounce) stemmed glasses, and top with 1/2 cup cheese mixture. Cover and chill at least 3 hours.

  4. Spoon one heaping tablespoon of pie filling onto each serving; reserve remaining pie filling for another use (store reserved pie filling in an air-tight container in refrigerator).