11.21.13

CARAMEL APPLE CHEESECAKE PARFAIT

 

our first holiday recipe was these cranberry orange mini cheesecakes. today we are showing you how to make caramel apple cheesecake parfaits, and they are my personal favorite of the three. these make great little gifts or the perfect dessert for your dinner party.

caramel apple cheesecake parfait
ingredients

• 1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
• 3 Tbsp. sugar, divided
• 1/2 cup vanilla nonfat Greek-style yogurt
• 1 Tbsp. butter
• 1 Fuji apple, sliced
• 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
• 8 graham crackers, crushed
• 1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping
• 1/2 tsp. sea salt

how to make the cheesecake…

MIX cream cheese and 2 Tbsp. sugar until blended; stir in yogurt.

MELT butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add apples, remaining sugar and cinnamon; cook 2 to 3 min. or until apples are tender, stirring frequently.

MICROWAVE caramel sauce in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec. or until warmed; stir in salt.

LAYER half each of the graham crumbs, cream cheese mixture, apples and caramel topping in 4 parfait glasses. Repeat layers.

*you can always substitute peach slices for the apple slices.


an easy entertaining tip: add chalkboard labels to your parfait jars. these parfaits can be served at your holiday party with your guest’s names written in chalk. or simply give your friend a delicious gift with a little note from you written on the side. you can find more holiday recipes and entertaining tips by visiting the philadelphia cheesecake cheer site

a collaboration with: philadelphia cream cheese
recipe + photos by: leslie grow for designlovefest
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    oh my goodness this looks absolutely irresistible!

    Molly {Dreams in HD}
    http://www.dreamsinhd.blogspot.com

    Stephanie says:

    This looks scrumptious! I will be making this soon! Thanks for the info!

    Chelsea says:

    This looks delicious Bri… my mouth is watering already!

    xoxo,
    Chelsea & The City

    Neha says:

    These look delicious! Perfect little takeaway treats after a holiday party! 🙂

    neha
    http://nehamade.blogspot.com/

    If someone served this to me at a holiday party I would probably be their best friend. Looks super good!

    These look amazing! Such a cute idea to add the chalkboard tag. Will attempt to make them soon.

    Oh my lord! That first photo!

    This parfait looks irresistible! I love the combination of cinnamon, apples and caramel sauce. I wouldn’t mind to serve this when my friends come over the next time!

    Ice Pandora says:

    One jar of happiness c: love the cute
    chalkboard cards! Xx

    Britta Cait says:

    Good grief, that looks delicious.<3

    Joy says:

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