Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits

These fruity and smooth Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits taste as good as they look. Top each dessert with sliced almonds for the ultimate sweet treat. Chill 2 hours before serving.


Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 422
Fat 17 g
Satfat 9 g
Monofat 6 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 16 g
Carbohydrate 51 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 674 mg
Calcium 173 mg


1 (8-ounce) block Neufchatel cheese, softened
1 (8-ounce) block fat-free cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons fat-free half-and-half
1 cup plus 4 teaspoons coarsely crushed graham crackers, divided
1 cup sliced strawberries, divided
4 teaspoons sliced toasted almonds, divided


1. Combine first 7 ingredients (through half-and-half) in a large bowl; mix well.

2. Spoon 1/4 cup cheese mixture into 4 parfait glasses; top each with 2 tablespoons crushed graham crackers (there will be some left over). Place 2 tablespoons sliced berries over crackers in each glass. Spoon 1/2 cup cheese mixture into each glass.

3. Sprinkle each parfait with another 1 teaspoon crushed crackers, and 1 tablespoon berries. Top each with 1 teaspoon almonds. Chill 2 hours before serving.

Martha Condra,


September 2007
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