Tuesday, March 17, 2009

We're thinkin GREEN!

Who can resist a simple and easy, yet perfectly festive and very yummy dessert to celebrate the Luck o' the Irish?
Since they're oh so easy, and take almost no time at all to prepare.....you've still got plenty of time to run out and pick up the ingredients and have these yummy treats whipped up and ready to serve for dessert tonight!
Your family will thank you :)

Grasshopper Parfaits

1 1/2 cups finely chopped OREO Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
1/2 cup finely chopped chocolate-covered mint patties
1 quart (4 cups) cold milk
2 packages (4-serving size each) JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling
2 to 4 drops green food coloring
2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
MIX chopped cookies and mint patties in small bowl; set aside.
POUR milk into medium bowl. Add dry pudding mixes. Beat with wire whisk 2 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, stir food coloring into whipped topping until well blended.
LAYER half each of the pudding, whipped topping and cookie mixture evenly in 12 parfait glasses or dessert glasses. Repeat layers.
Refrigerate at least 30 minutes or until ready to serve. Store leftover parfaits in refrigerator.
Prep Time: 25 min
Total Time: 55 min
Makes: 12 servings, about 2/3 cup each


  1. Ooohhh, not only pretty and easy, but looks just delicious! Can't wait to make this,


  2. Patty, I'm thrilled to get this yummy and festive looking dessert recipe! Thanks so much! We're not Irish, but who cares?! It's fun to celebrate anyway!


  3. Yummy, looks very good. Thank you for the recipe!

  4. I wouldn't be able to stop with just one dish of that!

  5. Wishing you and yours much love, peace, and happiness!

  6. can i just smear it on my hips right now ???

    i'll even let you call me Grasshoppah!

  7. Who can resist them indeed!!!I want one of those.OMG!!!Come here little grasshopper...LOL...XXOO Marie Antionette

  8. OMG I can taste it now, yum yummy!
    Thanks Patty!

  9. Oh YUMMMMM!!! Thanks for sharing Patty!!!


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