Halloween Snake-Bite Parfaits

These fruity parfaits, made fast with flavored gelatin, yogurt, and frozen fruit, have a deliciously wicked bit of heat.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 8

1
box (4-serving size) strawberry-flavored gelatin
1/2
to 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
3/4
cup boiling water
1
box (10 oz) frozen strawberries in light syrup, thawed
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons sugar
1
container (6 oz) Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free French vanilla yogurt
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 In small bowl, mix gelatin and red pepper. Pour boiling water on gelatin; stir until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in strawberries in syrup. Refrigerate 15 minutes; stir. If not thickened, refrigerate about 15 minutes longer or until thickened but not firm.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Add yogurt and vanilla; beat until blended. Scoop rounded tablespoonful in each of 8 (4- to 5-oz) liquor glasses or plastic cups. DO NOT LEVEL OUT.
  • 3 Spoon 2 tablespoons strawberry mixture over cream cheese mixture on each. DO NOT LEVEL OUT. Top each with rounded tablespoonful cream cheese mixture, then strawberry mixture.

Expert Tips

Orange gelatin and mandarin orange segments with liquid to measure 1 1/4 cups can be substituted for the strawberry gelatin and strawberries in syrup.

If you're serving these bites to kids, use less red pepper.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
24g
24%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.