This is my go to for any BBQ, dinner party or even holiday’s.  On the 4th of July I add blueberries to the top.  Use your imagination with other fruits like mango, kiwi, blackberries or even papaya! I have also made these in small mason jars for larger parties and kids parties

Here’s the fixin’s –

2 packages cream cheese
¼ cup sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoons lemon juice
zest of one lemon
1 ½ cup Cool Whip
15 squares shortbread cookies
4 cups strawberries

other fruit if you prefer

Directin’s –

  1. Beat cream cheese, sugar, milk, lemon juice, zest in medium bowl until blended. Gently stir in cool whip
  2. Reserve about 3 Tbsp cookie crumbs. Spoon 1 Tbsp. of the remaining cookie crumbs into each of the 6 parfait glasses; top with 2 Tbsp. cream cheese mixture.  Cover with layers of strawberries, remaining cookie crumbs, remaining cream cheese mixture and finally top with your fruit of choice
  3. Sprinkle with resered cookie crumbs
  4. Enjoy, Enjoy, Enjoy