Peppermint Parfaits

Peppermint Parfaits

The freshly made chocolate sauce is poured over low-fat vanilla ice cream and topped with crushed peppermint.


  • 1-quart low-fat vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Light whipped cream
  • 1/4 cup finely crushed starlight peppermints


  • Prep: 5 min

  • Ready in: 8 min
  1. To make the chocolate sauce, combine 1/4 cup of the ice cream with the chocolate chips, cocoa powder and 1 tablespoon water in a small saucepan. Warm over low heat until melted.
  2. Scoop remaining ice cream into eight bowls and drizzle with chocolate sauce. Top each serving with light whipped cream and sprinkle with peppermints.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving:
    • 183 calories
    • 6 g fat (3 g sat)
    • 12 g carbohydrates (1 g fiber)
    • 2 g protein

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