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No-Bake Mini Creamsicle Cheesecake Parfaits

Simple miniature desserts perfect for any spring holiday or party with a creamy cheesecake layer and the burst of citrus.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 285kcal
Author Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Ingredients

  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 8 oz. cream cheese - regular or light, at room temperature
  • ½ cup + 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon + ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract, divided
  • 1 cup heavy cream, divided
  • 12-16 graham crackers, crushed into crumbs or about 3/4-1 cup graham cracker crumbs, or almond meal
  • 1 1/2 cups Vanilla Bean Grapefruit Curd or other homemade or storebought citrus curd, such as lemon, lime, or orange

Instructions

  • Place a glass or metal bowl in the freezer to chill. Have 12-16 shot glasses, tiny bowls, or other mini dessert glass ready to fill.
  • In a medium bowl, add the Greek yogurt, cream cheese, ½ cup powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and ¼ cup heavy cream, and beat with a hand mixer until smooth. Set aside.
  • Add the remaining ¾ cup heavy cream, 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar, and ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract to the chilled bowl and whip with a whisk or hand mixer to form soft peaks. Store in the refrigerator until needed.
  • Place about 1 Tablespoon of the crumbs or meal in the bottom of each serving glass.
  • Place the cheesecake mixture in a pastry bag or large heavy duty plastic storage bag and cut off the tip or corner, or carefully use a spoon, and divide evenly between the serving glasses.
  • Top each one with 1-1½ Tablespoons of the curd (you can again use a pastry bag or heavy duty plastic bag).
  • Place the whipped cream in a pastry bag or large heavy duty plastic storage bag and cut off the tip or corner, or carefully use a spoon, and top each of the serving glasses.
  • Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 276mg | Potassium: 98mg | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 7.9% | Vitamin C: 0.1% | Calcium: 6.1% | Iron: 3.4%