Chocolate Covered Strawberry Parfait
Treat yourself to these yummy Chocolate Covered Strawberry Parfaits ... they're a delicious and decadent treat!
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4 servings
- 1 pound strawberries
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 12 chocolate-filled sandwich cookies (like Oreo Chocolate Creme Cookies)
- 4 ounces bittersweet or dark chocolate
- 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
- 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon powdered sugar, divided
- 1 1/3 cup heavy cream, divided
Set aside 4 strawberries. Remove stems from the remaining berries and slice.
Place sliced strawberries in a small bowl along with 1 tsp. sugar. Mix well and set aside.
Chop cookies into small pieces. Set aside.
Chop chocolate, then slowly melt in a microwave. Set aside to cool slightly.
Combine cream cheese and 1/4 cup powdered sugar in a stand mixer bowl. Mix until smooth.
Add melted chocolate to cream cheese and mix until well incorporated.
Reduce mixer speed to low and slowly add 1 cup heavy cream.
Mix until cream is fully incorporated, then increase speed and blend until mixture is light, creamy, and holds a soft peak. Set aside.
Whisk together remaining 1/3 cup heavy cream and 1 tbsp. powdered sugar in a small bowl until it can hold a soft peak. Set aside.
To assemble parfaits, place a spoonful of the cream cheese mixture in the bottom of four glass.
Top cream cheese with a spoonful of cookies, then a layer of strawberries.
Repeat these layers one more time, then add another layer of the cream cheese mixture.
Add a spoonful of whipped cream to each parfait, then garnish with the reserved strawberries.
Serve parfaits immediately or refrigerate until ready to eat. Enjoy!