Whip up these no-bake Pineapple Upside Down Cheesecake Parfaits in a fraction of the time it takes to make the real thing.
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Pineapple Upside Down Cheesecake Parfaits

Whip up these no-bake Pineapple Upside Down Cheesecake Parfaits in a fraction of the time it takes to make the real thing.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup crushed graham crackers
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 3-ounce package pineapple jello
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 7 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 8 ounces whipped topping
  • 6 tbsp brown sugar divided
  • 1/4 cup reserved pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup canned pineapple chunks juice drained and reserved
  • Maraschino cherries for garnish

Instructions

  • In a small bowl combine graham cracker crumbs and butter. Divide evenly between to parfait glasses.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together jello, boiling water, and 2 tablespoons brown sugar until dissolved.
  • Add cream cheese and mix until smooth. Let rest 10 minutes. Carefully fold in whipped topping.
  • Evenly divide filling between parfait glasses. Chill in refrigerator until set, at least 1-2 hours.
  • While parfaits chill, whisk together remaining brown sugar and pineapple juice in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 2 minutes, in 30 second increments until slightly reduced. Cool completely.
  • Top chilled parfaits with pineapple chunks and drizzle with desired amount of brown sugar syrup. Top with maraschino cherries and serve immediately.