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Piña Colada Cheese Chills

Piña Colada Cheese Chills

Our taste-testing panel was split on its preference for yogurt or sour cream. Yogurt gives a more tart flavor; sour cream, a creamy texture.

Oxmoor House JULY 2004

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings
  • Cook time: 2 Minutes
  • Prep time: 12 Minutes
  • Other: 2 Hours


  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cream of coconut
  • 2 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt or 1 (16-ounce) container sour cream
  • 1/2 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 cup dried banana chips
  • Granola


Drain pineapple to measure 1/2 cup juice, reserving pineapple and remaining juice. Pour 1/2 cup juice into a small saucepan; sprinkle with gelatin. Let stand 5 minutes. Cook over low heat, stirring until gelatin dissolves (about 2 minutes).

Process reserved pineapple, remaining juice, gelatin mixture, cream of coconut, and next 3 ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Divide banana chips among 6 parfait glasses. Pour about 1 cup pineapple mixture over chips in each glass. Cover and chill thoroughly. Top parfaits with Granola just before serving.


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