{Chocolate & Oreo Parfait}

{Chocolate & Oreo Parfait}

I recently was in charge of bringing dessert to a play group that Jackson and I went to together last week.  I wanted to do something different, something I’d never made before.  I also didn’t want to have to go out and buy all kinds of ingredients.  After searching through {and organizing} my pantry, I discovered I had several packages of chocolate pudding, just begging waiting to be eaten.  I soon came up with the idea for individual chocolate and Oreo parfaits!

chocolate oreo parfait

To make Chocolate & Oreo Parfait’s you’ll need:

1 package chocolate pudding (I had the larger box)

milk (according to pudding package directions)

1 container Cool Whip

10-15 Oreo Cookies

small mason jars

{recipe makes about 8 small mason jars}


To get started, prepare your chocolate pudding according to package directions.  It shouldn’t take too long to set once you put it in the refrigerator.  While the pudding sets, set the Cool Whip out to thaw if it was in your freezer, wash out the mason jars well, and crush the Oreos using a food processor.  I used my Tupperware Quick Chef….it’s such a great product!

crushed oreos

I also mixed about half of the prepared pudding with half of the container of Cool Whip to add another layer to the finished parfaits.

After about 10 minutes, you should be ready to start assembling!


It’s up to you how you want to assemble each parfait.  For the most part I added a layer of crushed cookies between each layer of chocolate and/or Cool Whip.

chocolate oreo parfait 2

Let me tell you, these were a big hit, and oh so yummy!  The best part was how easy they were to take in the car as well.  I just set them at the bottom of a reusable grocery bag with the lids tightly secured, and they were good to go!  These would also make a cute treat for Valentine’s Day next week.  You could add some red or pink sprinkles to the top to make them a bit more festive.

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About Meredith Hazel

Meredith is a stay at home mom and has been blogging since 2012. She started Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home as a creative outlet in between nap times for her little one. Wait 'Til Your Father gets home is a combination of crafting tutorials, DIY projects, recipes and, sharing some of life's journey along the way.


  1. So super cute! It would be easy to color the cool whip to match your holiday too

  2. Looks yummy! I am sure the kids loved it :)

  3. Great idea and looks so good, too!

  4. These look SO yummy, and I love taking treats in jars! Not only are they so pretty but so much easier to transport!

  5. What a great idea. I wonder how I could decorate the jars to make them look fancy.

    • When I took them I replaced the cap with a cupcake liner and secured it with the metal ring. They were super cute!

  6. I’m Oreo obsessed and these look soo good and easy to make for when my Oreo craving strikes!!

  7. How did I miss this? Oreos are my fave! This could be dangerous for my diet…

  8. Oh YUM!! My boys would love this! {and me too of course!}

  9. Wow! I’m hungry! That looks sooo good! Pinning to the Monday Funday pin board! Thanks for sharing.

  10. What a quick and yummy dessert! I would love for you to link them up with us at The Hopeless Housewife!

  11. I must have some!!!! YUMMY!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream To Reality last week!!!


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