Cranberry Swirl Rice Parfaits
This festive parfait dessert features a creamy rice pudding layered with a sherry-infused cranberry sauce.
1 1/2 cups cooked rice
1 1/2 cups milk
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (1 1/2-ounce) envelope whipped topping mix, prepared
1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce
2 tablespoons sherry (optional)
- Combine rice, milk, sugar and salt in saucepan. Cook over medium heat until thick and creamy, about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add vanilla. Cool.
- Fold in prepared whipped topping mix.
- Combine cranberry sauce and sherry, if used.
- Alternate rice mixture and cranberry sauce in parfait glasses or dessert dishes.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of the USA Rice Federation.