Chocolate Covered Strawberry Parfait

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
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Ginnie

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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!
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