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Lemon Jello Cool Whip Parfaits

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Jello Cool Whip Parfait

Jello Cool Whip Parfait

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These Jello Cool Whip parfaits make a light and refreshing dessert that's perfect for warm weather afternoons or evenings. And the recipe is so simple, the kids can make it with you. I like the combination of blueberries and lemon Jello and lemon yogurt, but feel free to vary the flavors and fruit to suit your taste preferences. Strawberry Jello, strawberry yogurt and fresh sliced strawberries would also be nice in this recipe.

If you like, you can substitute crushed graham crackers for the crushed gingersnaps, too.

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 6 oz. containers vanilla or lemon yogurt
  • 1 0.3 oz. package lemon Jello
  • 3/4 cup frozen whipped topping (such as Cool Whip), thawed
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup crushed gingersnap cookies
  • whipped cream for garnish

Preparation:

  1. Dump the yogurt in a mixing bowl. Add the powdered Jello, and mix until well-combined. Add the thawed Cool Whip, and mix well.

  2. In parfait glasses, dollop a few tablespoons of the Jello mixture, then top with a layer of blueberries, then sprinkle on some gingersnap crumbs. Repeat the layers. Garnish with whipped cream.
Serve the parfaits immediately, or refrigerate for several hours until ready to serve.

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