Source: Taste of Home Cookbook

Pretty Cherry Parfaits
This is an attractive dessert, easy to make and delicious. This is a great dessert to make for any occasion. Children love helping out and making this dessert.
Serves: 4-6
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: none


1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
1 cup cold milk
1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
Whipped topping, optional
chopped almonds, optional
fresh mint, optional

Combine pie filling and extract; set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine sour cream and milk.

Stir in pudding mix; beat on low speed for 2 minutes. Spoon half into parfait glasses; top with half of the pie filling. Repeat layers.

Garnish with whipped topping, almonds and mint, if desired. Refrigerate until serving.