Grasshopper Parfait

Grasshopper Parfait includes layers of creamy chocolate pudding, mint whipped cream, and crushed Oreos and Andes. It’s simple and delish!

This Grasshopper Parfait is a new favorite. It is refreshing and light, and SO easy to make! If you can’t get enough grasshopper try Pudding Pie, Fudge Cream Cake, and Bars.

grasshopper parfait layers of chocolate pudding, mint whipped cream, Crushed Oreos and Andes chocolates in a glass cup

andes mint parfait

I’ve loved mint and chocolate ever since I can remember. As a teenager I learned that “grasshopper” meant mint and chocolate, and I was hooked. Since then, I’ve shared loads of mint and chocolate treats here on the site, like Mint M&M Oreo Cookies and Grasshopper Trifle (both delicious!!)

Today I am sharing another mint and chocolate treat, for Grasshopper Parfaits. Yes, layers of goodness to enjoy any time of the year!! This particular recipe includes chopped Andes, Oreos, chocolate pudding, and mint whipped cream. All of these ingredients together make this a delicious dessert everyone loves!

Since this is served in layers in a clear cup, it looks fancier than typical desserts (but doesn’t require the work of fancy recipes). Long story short, it looks like a million bucks and is perfect to serve at any occasion!! Next time I might try smaller plastic cups, there is quite a bit in that cup!

chocolate pudding in a green bowl, and green whipped cream

Just layer!

COOKIES & MINTS.  Combine chopped cookies and Andes. Set aside.

PUDDING. In a medium bowl, whisk together pudding mixed and and milk. Let stand 5 min.

WHIPPED CREAM. While pudding is setting, mix food coloring and mint into whipped cream until blended.

LAYER. Layer chocolate pudding, whipped cream, cookie/chocolate mix into cups and repeat layers. Top with whole Oreo and Andes and refrigerate 30 minutes. ENJOY!

layers pudding and whipped cream in a glass cup

variations + Storing Info

Additions/Variations

  • Use pistachio pudding instead of green cool whip
  • Top with chocolate cake crumbles
  • Add crushed cocoa puffs
  • Add chocolate rice krispies
  • Use mint Oreos
  • Use York Peppermint Patties 
  • Replace with thin mints 
  • Top with festive green sprinkles

 

If you are worried about the Oreos getting soft if you STORE the grasshopper parfaits premade I would lean towards preparing them right before serving. If you want to get ahead and get everything prepped before your event keep everything covered and in separate containers in the fridge.

I would avoid trying to FREEZE these parfaits because you risk them getting freezer-burn and the texture is likely to change after freezing and thawing. 

grasshopper parfait in a glass cup

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Grasshopper Parfait Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Grasshopper Parfait includes layers of creamy chocolate pudding, mint whipped cream, and crushed Oreos and Andes. It's simple and delish!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 8 minutes
Refrigerate 30 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 322 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 15 OREO Cookies Chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • ANDES Chocolates chopped
  • 7.8 oz JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding 2 - 3.9 packages
  • 4 cups cold milk
  • green food coloring
  • mint flavoring
  • 2 cups thawed COOL WHIPPED Whipped Topping or whipped cream
  • Additional Oreos and Andes fro garnish on top

Instructions
 

  • Combine chopped cookies and Andes. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together pudding mixed and milk. Let stand 5 min.
  • While pudding is setting, mix food coloring and mint into whipped cream until blended.
  • Layer chocolate pudding, whipped cream, cookie/chocolate mix into cups and repeat layers.
  • Top with whole Oreo and Andes and refrigerate 30 minutes. ENJOY!

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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Comments:

        1. I would only use one or two drops. It can be pretty strong, so start with one & go from there. It depends on how much you like. My flavor is just plain mint.

    1. I just used a package & reserved a few to put one on each top 🙂 I can’t remember how many ounces the package is, but I’ve only seen the one size. Hope that helps!

  1. please tell me where you got the mint flavoring!!!!!!!
    going to make this ‘cuz my sister LOVES mint and chocolate mixed together <3

    1. They will love these, then!! I found mint flavoring at my grocery store. You should be able to, also 🙂

  2. i guess my question is were can i find mint FLAVOR as you write? is it an extract or a leaf? sorry for these questions but my skills in cooking are less then poor. there very few items i can make from your website and none of them come out like the photos. (and i am sure this one not going to either) but it is cool i love to cook and try things. so i like to try this. but have no idea were to even look for mint flavor. ty and thanks for all the RECIPES.

    1. It is an extract 🙂 At least, you are trying! You should be able to find it in the baking aisle. Good luck!! You can do it!