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Mocha Parfaits with Fudge Sauce

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Fonda Shaia
Yield 4 servings
Eat this at just the right pace. Too fast is no fun and too slow it'll start to run. Strive for a sauntering savor, as might have W. T. Rabe of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., this holiday's originator.


  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped reduced-fat double chocolate chip cookies (about 20 bite-size cookies), divided (such as Snackwell's)
  • 2 cups low-fat latte or coffee ice cream, softened (such as Starbucks)
  • 1/4 cup Chocolate Fudge Sauce
  • 1/4 cup frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
  • Coffee beans (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 273
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 4.9 g
  • satfat 2.3 g
  • monofat 1.2 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 6.4 g
  • carbohydrate 25.3 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 139 mg
  • calcium 153 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place 4 (8-ounce) parfait glasses in freezer, and freeze 10 minutes. Spoon 1 tablespoon cookie crumbs into each glass; top with 1/4 cup ice cream, 1 tablespoon fudge sauce, 1 tablespoon cookie crumbs, and 1/4 cup ice cream. Freeze 2 hours or until firm. Top each parfait with 1 tablespoon whipped topping. Garnish with coffee beans, if desired. Serve immediately.