Pudding and fruit parfaits – use clear glasses or clear disposable cups for easy cleanup.
Pudding and cookie crumb parfaits – use up those broken cookie pieces.
Berries and whipped topping – serve in a bowl or an ice cream cone.
Refrigerated cookie dough cookies – bake while you’re eating dinner to encourage your kids to eat their meal.
Ice cream sundaes made with fruit toppings
Apple Brown Betty**
Angel food cake slices topped with canned pie filling
Fluffy Crumb Pudding – stir together cookie crumbs, pudding and whipped topping
Fruit with sauce – serve fruit pieces with cocktail picks for kids to dip into store-bought caramel or chocolate sauce.
Fruit Sandwiches – combine chopped fruit and whipped cream cheese. Spread between graham crackers to make sandwiches.
*Quick Cobbler Recipe
Preheat oven (or toaster oven) to 400° F.
Pour a large can of peach or pear slices into a medium baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Sprinkle cinnamon over the fruit. Put a few pats of butter or margarine on top of the fruit.
Mix together 1 c. biscuit or pancake mix, 1 T. sugar, ½ c. milk. Pour it over the fruit leaving patches of fruit exposed.
Bake 12 – 15 minutes. Test the doneness of the cake portion with a toothpick. When the pick comes out clean, the cobbler is done.
**Apple Brown Betty Recipe
Combine 1 1/2 c. rolled oats, ¼ c. brown sugar, a pinch of salt and 2 T. margarine or butter with a fork until the butter is blended and the mixture looks like cookie dough.
Pour 2 cans of apple pie filling into a round baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Be sure the dish will fit into your microwave.
Spread the oats mixture over the top .
Bake in the microwave on #7 or #8 power until the fruit is hot and bubbly. The topping will be chewy.