Banana Parfaits is an easy, delicious, creamy and healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, heart healthy and Weight Watchers (4) PointsPlus recipe. It is also a no-cook recipe made with instant pudding mix, vanilla wafers, maraschino cherries, bananas and whipped topping for a banana-split like dessert. Makes 8 Servings. Banana Parfaits will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
1 (1.4 oz) box vanilla fat-free, sugar-free instant pudding mix
1 cup cold skim milk
2 cups frozen light whipped topping, thawed, divided
24 reduced fat vanilla wafers, divided
2 small bananas
8 maraschino cherries
1. Beat together the pudding mix and milk in a large bowl with whisk 2 minutes Stir in 1-1/2 cups
of the whipped topping; spread into an 8 inch square pan. Freeze 3 hours or until firm enough to scoop. Let frozen pudding mixture stand at room temperature about 5 miutes before scooping to soften slightly.
2. Chop up 16 of the vanilla wafers. Spoon 1 scant tablespoonful of the chopped wafers into each of 8 parfait glasses or dessert dishes. Scoop 1/4 cup of the pudding mixture into each glass; sprinkle with remaining chopped wafers.
3. Cut the bananas lengthwise in half, then cut each piece crosswise in half. Stand 1 banana piece in each parfait glass. Fill with remaining whipped topping and wafers; top with cherries. Serve immediately.
Yield: 8 Servings
Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 4
Carb Choices: 2
Calories: 140, Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 240mg, Sugars: 23g, Carbohydrates: 32g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 2g
Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/banana-split-parfaits-89963.aspx#
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