Pre-Valentine Day Parfaits

Rose Mary Mogan


This is more of an idea, than an actual recipe. I am posting it to give you an idea of what can be done with left over cheesecake batter, and left over Homemade chocolate chip cookies. I also had extra Strawberries left over from my Valentines Day Two Layer Cheesecake that I was making a day early.

So rather than throw it out, I decided to make parfaits, & it was the perfect addition to our left over Hodge Podge dinner from the fridge. While I was prepping for my Valentine's Dinner. The part that was left over was the NO BAKE LAYER of the cheesecake. Parfaits makes an impressive dessert.

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15 Min


No-Cook or Other


2-3 c
no bake cheesecake batter
1 1/2-2 c
cookie crumbs, or your choice
2 c
fresh strawberries quartered or chopped
whole berry as garnish for each parfait
syrup or glaze over top if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

Start with adding a few of the cookie crumbs to cover the bottom of each parfait glass.
Next add in a dollop of no bake Cheesecake batter over cookie crumbs.
Then top with fresh quartered strawberries or other fruit on top of cheesecake batter. Then repeat these steps until you reach the top of each dish.
Garnish with a whole strawberry on top, and drizzle top with a glaze or favorite chocolate syrup if desired. Refrigerate until you are ready to serve. Enjoy this refreshing dessert.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy