Strawberry Pretzel Salad Parfaits #SummerDessertWeek

A stunning dessert, these Strawberry Pretzel Salad Parfaits put a creamy new spin on the classic strawberry pretzel salad. Featuring layers of flavor infused freshly whipped cream, buttery cinnamon pretzels, and ripe berries- it’s a dessert destined to impress.

This post and recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine.

Strawberry Pretzel Salad Parfaits

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Sous Chef Sunday: Candy Corn Fruit Parfaits

I know, I know, there’s nothing at all healthy about the typical little candy corns I love to over indulge int, but here I can offset all the sugar — a little bit, anyway — with these inspired candy corn fruit parfaits.

The sons have been asking for this all week, for dessert! And any day I can pass off fruit as a delicious dessert, that they actually RE-request, is a great day.

And I know there’s those crazies (kidding!) out there who don’t particularly care for candy or sugary sweets. Well, this is a perfect sweet treat for them while still being able to be festive.

In all honesty though, candy corn just might be our favorite Halloween treat (well, aside from those fun-size Butterfinger bars) so it makes sense that we’d be all about a candy corn-inspired confection.

I mean it’s a fruit parfait that’s every bit as sweet and colorful as the real thing. The best part: they’re super easy to scare up!

Note to self: Monitor the sons when there’s a ratio involved between the fruit portion and the sugary one! They went a little cool-whip happy, but I can’t really blame them.

Candy Corn Fruit Parfait

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Candy Corn Fruit Parfaits

A delicious Halloween dessert the whole family can enjoy, this one stacks orange mandarin orange slices with pineapple tid bits and tops it off with a generous white dollop of white whipped cream. It's the perfect candy corn looking dessert to serve at Halloween parties & even Thanksgiving.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 111kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pineapple chunks in 100% juice I used 1 Dole fruit cup
  • 1 cup Mandarin oranges in 100% juice I used 1 Dole fruit cup
  • 1 small container of non-fat Cool Whip
  • 2 small bowls or cups to assemble parfaits

Instructions

  • Strain the pineapples and Mandarin oranges. Spoon half of the pineapple chunks into the bottom of the dish, creating a solid layer.
  • Spoon half of the Mandarin oranges on top of the pineapples.
  • Top with a dollop (obviously the sons and I need to re-visit that definition), or two, of Cool Whip

Nutrition

Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 256mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 403IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg