Lite Chocolate Mint Parfaits Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyCourse


 Vanilla extract1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided
 Whipped topping mix1 28571⁄100000 Ounce (1 Envelope)
 Margarine type vegetable oil spread1 Tablespoon
 Cocoa1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Hershey's)
 Mint extract1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cold skim milk2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), divided
 Sugar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Cornstarch3 Tablespoon
 Red food color4 Drop
 Salt1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1330 Calories from Fat 185

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g42.9%

Saturated Fat 13.5 g67.5%

Trans Fat 0.9 g

Cholesterol 11.6 mg

Sodium 538.8 mg22.4%

Total Carbohydrates 268 g89.5%

Dietary Fiber 20.3 g81.3%

Sugars 190.1 g

Protein 32 g64.9%

Vitamin A 11.5% Vitamin C 9.7%

Calcium 79.4% Iron 48.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In medium saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt; gradually stir in 2 cups skim milk.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils; boil and stir 1 minute.
Remove from heat; blend in vegetable oil spread and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Pour into medium bowl.
Press plastic wrap onto surface of pudding; refrigerate.
In small bowl, combine topping mix, remaining 1/2 cup cold skim milk and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; prepare according to package directions.
Fold 1/2 cup whipped topping into pudding.
Blend mint extract and red food color into remaining topping.
Alternately spoon chocolate pudding and mint whipped topping into parfait glasses.