Strawberry Parfaits 

Recipe courtesy of Cathy SpeonisServes: 61 cup fresh strawberries, cleaned and cut into 1/2″ pieces3/4 cup boiling water1 (4 1/2 serving size) pkg. strawberry Jello1/2 cup ice cubescold water1/4 cup thawed Cool Whip plus more for garnish6 cleaned strawberries to garnishDivide strawberry pieces among 6 6-oz. parfait glasses or custard cups. Pour boiling water into blender. Add Jello and blend on high speed for 20 seconds. Combine ice cubes with cold water to measure 1 1/4 cups ice water. Unplug blender and add ice water. Stir with a spoon until ice is almost completely melted. Plug in, cover and blend for another 20 seconds until ice is completely dissolved. Fill glasses 1/2 way with prepared Jello, covering strawberry pieces. Add 1/4 cup Cool Whip to remaining mixture in blender and process for 15 seconds. Pour into glasses dividing evenly. Place in refrigerator and allow to set for 1 hour. Serve with a dollop of Cool Whip and a strawberry.Here is the breakdown. I used regular cool whip – you can use low-fat if you prefer.Using regular cool whip