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Apricot Parfait

Apricot Parfait
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  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 4 shortbread cookies (such as Lorna Doone)
  • 2 cups Vanilla Pudding
  • 1/2 cup heavy (or whipping) cream, whipped to a soft peak


  1. Pour the preserves into a small bowl and stir until thinned. Spoon 1 tablespoon of the preserves into each of four 6-ounce double old-fashioned or parfait glasses. Top each with 1 cookie, then 1/2 cup of the pudding, then another tablespoon of the preserves. Finish by topping each parfait with a dollop of the whipped cream.
By March, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 391Calories From Fat 39%
  • Calcium 152mg
  • Carbohydrate 57g
  • Cholesterol 55mg
  • Fat 17g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Protein 5mg
  • Sat Fat 10g
  • Sodium 278mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries
You can replace the Lorna Doones with chocolate wafers and the apricot preserves with strawberry or raspberry.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.