Makes: 4 servings
Yield: 4 parfaits
Prep 15 mins
Stand 5 mins
These lovely layered desserts feature the classic flavors of rocky road: chocolate, marshmallows and peanuts.
1 4-serving-size package chocolate or chocolate fudge
instant pudding mix
2 cups milk
1/2 cup frozen whipped dessert topping, thawed
1/4 cup unsalted peanuts, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup tiny marshmallows
Chocolate curls (optional)
Prepare pudding mix according to package directions using the milk. Remove 3/4 cup of the pudding and place in a small bowl; fold in whipped topping until combined.
Divide remaining plain chocolate pudding among four 6-ounce glasses or dessert dishes. Top with dessert topping mixture. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes or until set.
Sprinkle with peanuts and marshmallows. If desired, garnish with chocolate curls.
make ahead tip
Make-Ahead Directions: Prepare as directed through step 2. Cover and chill parfaits for up to 24 hours. Serve as directed in step 3.