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McDonald's Yogurt Parfait Recipe
McDonald's Yogurt Parfait
By Todd Wilbur

Recipe Type: Snack
Calories: 328
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Recipe Rating: 4.8 (12 reviews)
 
This one's super easy to make, plus it's low fat and delicious. The yogurt in the original is very sweet and creamy like Yoplait. So that's the brand that you should use, although any brand of a vanilla yogurt will work fine see update in "Tidbits". If you use Yoplait, you'll need two 6-ounce containers of the stuff per serving. For the granola, just look for one that contains mostly oats. It should be crunchy and sweet Such as "maple" flavor and can also include puffed rice bits. You can even make these a day or two ahead of time. Keep them covered in the fridge, and hold off on the granola topping until you serve em up or it'll get mighty soggy.

Source: "Even More Top Secret Recipes" by Todd Wilbur.

4 cups vanilla-flavored low-fat yogurt
two 10-ounce boxes sliced frozen strawberries with sugar added, thawed
1/3 cup frozen blueberries, thawed
1/2 cup crunchy, sweet granola

1. Pour 1/2 cup of yogurt into a parfait cup or tall glass.

2. Add 1/2 cup of strawberries into the glass on top of the yogurt.

3. Add 1 tablespoon of blueberries to the glass.

4. Pour 1/2 cup of yogurt over the fruit.

5. Sprinkle granola over the top and serve. Repeat for remaining 3 servings.

Makes 4 servings.

Tidbits
: I have since discovered that Dannon is the brand of yogurt used at McDonald's for this product. Yeah, okay, I missed that. But, hey, Yoplait works fine too. Seriously.



        
The only yogurt I will eat
CJ  
Submitted on: 03/18/14
First of all, I do not like yogurt. I don't like the smell or the taste. When McDonald's came out with the fruit and yogurt parfait I had to try it. I LOVE IT! It doesn't have that yogurty taste.
Kheri  
Submitted on: 11/06/13
This Was the best in the whole worldwide world !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
munira  
Submitted on: 08/02/13
it taste delicious...i love it!
Handy to know!
James  
Submitted on: 07/07/13
I'm not sure about other countries, but here in the states, McDonalds uses Nature Valley brand for the granola packet. I picked up some of the NV Protein Crunchy Granola since it came in a convenient re-sealable bag. It tasted a little more "oat-heavy" than the McDonalds packet, but I was also using Kroger brand fruit-on-bottom yogurt. Not sure if that was the cause. I'll have to give the Dannon a whirl!
Magically Delicious!!!
Sally Madarieta  
Submitted on: 10/13/11
I recently got a fruit & yogurt parfait from McDonalds and fell in love with them. Being able to make them myself at home is awesome. Thanks Top Secret Recipes!
Parfait
Berdj Agopian  
Submitted on: 01/21/11
Yoplait Thick and Creamy is an exact match for for the yogurt Mc Donald's uses.
Jennifer  
Submitted on: 09/13/07
As Carol stated below, it is actually Danon vanilla yogurt used, not Yoplait, and at least here in Canada, it even states the yogurt brand on the side of the container. Switching to Danon does make the final difference - it is a litle thicker, and a little sweeter, and much creamier.
Aussie  
Submitted on: 03/03/06
On my trip to America I fell in love with the McDonald's parfaits. Australian McDonald's don't sell parfaits and this recipe very helpful. I love it! Thank you Top Secret Recipes!
Kate  
Submitted on: 11/20/05
Thanks so much for this recipe, I needed a McDonalds recipe to cook for my assignment at school! =)
jeanette  
Submitted on: 09/19/05
Although this is a very simple recipe it was very helpful. I didnt know whether to use fresh strawberries or which type of yogurt. Thanks top secret.
The Syndicate  
Submitted on: 08/19/05
The precise ingredients that go into each McDonalds parfait are 2/3 ounces of yougurt on the bottom, 3 ounces of strawberries, 5 bluberries and 2/3 ounces of yogurt on the top.
Carol H.  
Submitted on: 07/23/05
I buy Dannon Fat-Free Vanilla yogurt by the quart and frozen mixed berries. I also crunch up Honey & Oat Granola bars. Those little single serving yogurt containers are perfct for made ahead parfaits. Just add the crunch before serving......YUM YUM