If you are looking for a great holiday dessert this Peppermint Cheesecake parfait will be great to serve up! This parfait is loaded up with peppermint yumminess! Individual desserts are always great to have when serving a large family. We will be serving up our Pumpkin Cheesecake Parfaits for Thanksgiving and then these Peppermint Cheesecake Parfaits for our holiday entertaining. Every time we serve up individual desserts our guests get excited.
Peppermint Cheesecake Parfait Recipe
These Peppermint Cheesecake Parfaits will be perfect for large or small parties. Consider taking them to an office party or dropping one off for a teacher during the holiday season (they will thank you…I promise) ha ha!
Last week when I whipped these up, I grabbed my heated blanket a spoon and my laptop and got cozy on the sofa. After the spoon hit my mouth I was in peppermint heaven. I really felt like I was treating myself to a decadent dessert.
The ingredients and prep time for these Peppermint Cheesecake Parfaits are so simple. My daughter actually helped me with these and she is not to good in the kitchen, ha ha! I LOVE that they are a No Bake Recipe! PERFECT!
5 oz Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers
2 tbsp melted Butter
1 box White Chocolate Instant Pudding mix (note my picture shows cheesecake but I did in fact use White Chocolate Flavor)
1 box Cheesecake Instant Pudding mix
2 cup Milk
8 oz softened Cream Cheese
1/2 tsp Peppermint Extract
8 oz Whipped Topping (Cool Whip)
2 drops of Red Food Coloring
Finely crush wafers in food processor.
Add the melted butter and pulse again until combined.
Spoon into individual serving cups.
Combine milk and white chocolate pudding mix and mix until blended. Set aside.
Beat cream cheese until light and creamy.
Add white chocolate pudding, dry cheesecake pudding mix, food coloring and peppermint extract.
Continue beating until well combined, scraping down sides as needed.
Fold in whipped topping and until well combined.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow to set.
Using a piping bag or zippered bag with the corner cut pipe mixture into cups on top of crumb layer.
Garnish with candy cane, chocolate cookies or crushed peppermints.