Strawberry Jell-O Parfait


Happy National Strawberry Day!

I love fun little holidays, because its a way to get creative and surprise the kiddos with little treats! Being that today is National Strawberry Day, I surprised the kids with this Strawberry Jell-O Parfait and it was a HIT! S is so funny! Right after the initial “Ohhhh”, when he found out what I was making, I was informed that Grandma always made the best Jell-O. I wasn’t sure my surprise was going to live up to par, but I continued on and his final reaction?? “THAT is the best Jell-O! Well… its the best Jell-O “Parfait” because Grandma still made the best regular Jell-O.” I’ll take it 🙂 This delicious, kid friendly (favorite even!) recipe is super easy and can be whipped up (pun intended) in about 5 minutes – plus setting time.



*3oz Box of Strawberry Jell-O

*1 Cup Thawed Cool-Whip

*Strawberry for Garnish (Optional)



  1. Prepare Jell-O according to box instructions. Set aside 1/3 cup.
  2. Spoon or carefully pour Jell-O into glasses or dessert dishes.
  3. Chill glasses at an angle until Jell-O is set. Overnight is best, but I was able to place in freezer through dinner and it was ready.
  4. Fold Cool-Whip into remaining 1/3 Jell-O. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  5. Spoon Cool-Whip topping into glasses of set Jell-O.
  6. Garnish with a fresh strawberry. Keep chilled until ready to serve.


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