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Easy Strawberry Jello Parfait

This Easy Strawberry Jello Parfait is the perfect Valentine’s Day treat! Super simple ingredients for a gorgeous dessert!

What is strawberry jello parfait?

It’s a refreshing, light dessert made up of layers of strawberry jello and cool whip. It’s an easy treat that can be prepared in less than 20 minutes and it looks so fancy!

What are some fancy desserts you can make for Valentine’s Day?

There are so many fancy desserts you can make for Valentine’s Day! Some ideas include chocolate-covered strawberries, mini raspberry cheesecakes, red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting, heart-shaped sugar cookies, and of course the classic strawberry jello parfait.

You can also whip up a simple yet tasty molten lava cake in no time! Whatever you decide to make, be sure to add a little extra love and special touches for a romantic Valentine’s Day treat.

How do you make a strawberry jello parfait?

To make this delicious dessert, start by mixing the strawberry jello with hot water until the powder is completely dissolved. Allow it to cool while you whip the cool whip and cream cheese until it becomes thick and creamy. Once your ingredients are ready, start layering them in glasses or dishes to make parfaits.

Start with a layer of jello, followed by some whipped cream and cream cheese mixture, then top with more jello. Repeat this process until all your ingredients have been used. Allow the parfaits to chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour and enjoy!

What are some other Valentine’s Day treat ideas?

If you’re looking for more Valentine’s Day treat ideas, try making homemade chocolate truffles, mini strawberry shortcakes, cinnamon rolls with pink icing, or red velvet cake pops.

You can also make a delicious red-wine fruit salad, sweetheart ice cream sandwiches, or heart-shaped pancakes with fresh fruit and cream cheese frosting. No matter what you decide to make, your Valentine will love it!

Can you store leftovers?

Yes, any leftovers of your strawberry jello parfaits can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Make sure to cover them tightly in plastic wrap or an airtight container. They’ll be just as delicious when you’re ready to enjoy them again! Happy Valentine’s Day!

What ingredients do you need for this strawberry jello parfait?

  • 1 box Strawberry Jell-O (3 oz size) 
  • Fresh Raspberries or Strawberries 
  • 2 ½ C whipped topping  
  • Red sprinkles

What are some other fun strawberry treats to make?

Easy Strawberry Jello Parfait
Yield: 5 servings

Easy Strawberry Jello Parfait

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 11 minutes

These adorable easy Strawberry jello parfaits are great for Valentine's Day or anytime!


  • 1 box Strawberry Jell-O (3 oz size)
  • Fresh Raspberries or Strawberries
  • 2 ½ C whipped topping
  • Red sprinkles


  1. Prepare Jell-0 according to the package directions.
  2. Take 1/23 cup of jello and set aside
  3. Chop fruit (strawberries or raspberries) 
  4. Add fruit to remaining ⅓ cup of jello 
  5. Spoon jello into 5 wine glasses or dessert cups
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and chill glasses at an angle until jello is fully set
  7. Fold whipped topping into the remaining jello that includes the fruit
  8. Spoon whipped topping mixture into glasses of jello be sure to do this carefully as to not poke through the set jello
  9. Garnish with sprinkles and fruit 
  10. Enjoy!  

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 119Total Fat 9gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 0mgSodium 9mgCarbohydrates 10gFiber 0gSugar 9gProtein 1g

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