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Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits

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.

Health SEPTEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 422
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated fat: 9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 16g
  • Carbohydrate: 51g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 48mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 674mg
  • Calcium: 173mg
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