Appetizers

Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits

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On Valentine’s Day, sweet and decadent chocolate reigns supreme. These simple, elegant and tempting Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits are a perfect way to set the mood. Make them with lowfat ricotta and lowfat Greek yogurt to lighten things up, or use full fat dairy for a more luscious treat. Enjoy!

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INGREDIENTS

15 oz ricotta cheese (lowfat ok)
8 oz Greek yogurt (lowfat ok)
1 1/2 cups dark chocolate chips
1/4 cup whole or lowfat milk
7 tbsp sugar, divided
2 tbsp amaretto or Grand Marnier (optional)
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Heaping 1/8 tsp kosher salt
1 cup heavy whipping cream
2 cups chocolate cookies, crushed
Chocolate shavings or sliced strawberries for garnish
1 cup sliced almonds for garnish (optional)
YOU WILL ALSO NEED

double boiler, stand mixer or hand mixer, mixing bowls, food processor or plastic storage bag and rolling pin, 8 parfait cups
In a double-boiler combine chocolate chips, 6 tbsp sugar, milk, almond liqueur and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring regularly until the mixture is smooth. Combine ricotta, Greek yogurt and vanilla in a...
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Nutritions

Calories
1518

Sodium
537mg
22% DV

Fat
84g
130% DV

Protein
28g
57% DV

Carbs
153g
52% DV

Fiber
11g
47% DV