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Luscious Fruit Parfaits

Luscious Fruit Parfaits

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Yield: 6 side-dish servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Chill 30 mins plus 2 hours

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Juicy fresh fruits combine with yogurt for this breakfast treat. Layer the ingredients in a glass bowl when entertaining so people can enjoy the parfait's pretty colors.


  • 1/4 cup apple juice or water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup fresh cranberries
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 ripe kiwifruits, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 11 - ounce can mandarin orange sections, drained
  • 1 8 - ounce carton vanilla-flavored or other flavored yogurt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. In saucepan, combine apple juice, sugar, and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon. Cook and stir until sugar dissolves. Add cranberries. Bring to boiling; reduce the heat. Cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until berries pop. Remove from heat. Stir in applesauce. Cover and chill 30 minutes.
  2. In a 1-1/2-quart clear serving bowl, arrange the kiwi around bottom, pressing slices flat to stick to dish. Continue arranging in a pattern up sides of bowl.
  3. Spoon the chilled cranberry mixture over the kiwifruit slices in the bottom of the bowl. Top with pineapple chunks and mandarin orange sections. Spread the yogurt over the top of the fruit mixture. Sprinkle the parfait with the remaining 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon. Cover and chill for 2 to 4 hours.
  4. To serve, gently fold yogurt into fruit.

Nutrition Facts

(Luscious Fruit Parfaits)

Servings Per Recipe 6, fiber (g) 3, sodium (mg) 32, cal. (kcal) 144, chol. (mg) 2, pro. (g) 2, carb. (g) 34, Fat, total (g) 1

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