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Rocky Road Parfaits

Rocky Road Parfaits

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Yield: 4 parfaits
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Stand 5 mins

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These lovely layered desserts feature the classic flavors of rocky road: chocolate, marshmallows and peanuts.


  • 1 4-serving-size package chocolate or chocolate fudge instant pudding mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup frozen whipped dessert topping, thawed
  • 1/4 cup unsalted peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup tiny marshmallows
  • Chocolate curls (optional)


  1. Prepare pudding mix according to package directions using the milk. Remove 3/4 cup of the pudding and place in a small bowl; fold in whipped topping until combined.
  2. Divide remaining plain chocolate pudding among four 6-ounce glasses or dessert dishes. Top with dessert topping mixture. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes or until set.
  3. Sprinkle with peanuts and marshmallows. If desired, garnish with chocolate curls.

Make Ahead Tip

  • Make-Ahead Directions: Prepare as directed through step 2. Cover and chill parfaits for up to 24 hours. Serve as directed in step 3.

Nutrition Facts

(Rocky Road Parfaits)

Servings Per Recipe 4, cal. (kcal) 243, vit. A (IU) 232, iron (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 9, vit. C (mg) 0, Mark as Free Exchange () 0, chol. (mg) 10, Thiamin (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 4, Riboflavin (mg) 0, carb. (g) 34, Niacin (mg) 0, Monounsaturated fat (g) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, Folate (µg) 7, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 1, fiber (g) 1, sodium (mg) 417, sugar (g) 26, Potassium (mg) 230, pro. (g) 7, calcium (mg) 149

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