Peppermint NILLA Parfaits

10  Ratings
  • 1 hr 30 min prep
  • 1 hr 30 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.

Peppermint NILLA Parfaits Recipe


  • 1-1/2 oz. white baking chocolate, melted, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. colored sugar
  • 48 NILLA Wafers, divided
  • 2 ready-to-eat vanilla pudding snacks
  • 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract
  • 2-1/2 cups thawed frozen whipped topping, divided
  • 1/4 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Dip  tops of 12 (3-oz.) glasses in melted chocolate, then sugar. Set aside. Use remaining melted chocolate to decorate 12 wafers for garnish. Let stand until chocolate is firm.
  • Combine  pudding, extract and 1 cup whipped topping. Chop remaining wafers coarsely. Spoon 1/3 of the pudding mixture evenly into prepared glasses; top with layers of half EACH of the chopped wafers and chocolate chips. Repeat layers. Top with remaining pudding mixture. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Garnish  desserts with remaining whipped topping and decorated wafers just before serving.

Recipe Tips

Special ExtraFor striped whipped topping, use tip of small new paintbrush or wooden skewer to lightly "paint" 5 stripes of red food color paste onto inside of resealable plastic bag, using a very small dab of paste total. Fill with remaining whipped topping. Or, spoon 2 Tbsp. of the remaining whipped topping into bag. Add 3 drops food coloring, spacing drops evenly around edge of whipped topping in bag; cover with 1/3 of the remaining whipped topping. Repeat layers twice. Cut tip off bag, pipe onto desserts.

VariationOmit food coloring. Garnish desserts with remaining whipped topping; top with small candy canes or peppermint sticks or sprinkle with crushed candy canes or peppermint candy.

Special ExtraUse festive ribbon to tie a plastic spoon to each filled glass before serving.


Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 180 
    • Total fat 8 g
    • Saturated fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 100 mg
    • Carbohydrate 25 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 17 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 4 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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