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Healthy Candy Corn Fruit Parfaits – Halloween Snack

Need a quick and easy Halloween treat that won’t have the kids bouncing off the walls? Try this healthy candy corn parfait that’s super cute and full of fresh fruit topped with whipped cream.

Candy Corn Fruit Parfaits in Mason Jars

Easy Halloween Candy Corn Parfait

Halloween is so much fun! 

But it can also be a little insane when you think of all the  sugar, candy and processed foods that usually come with it. 

As a mom and elementary school teacher, I always appreciate Halloween treats that are fun, and tasty, but also have some sort of nutritional value.

The thing is, that can be hard to do.

A few years ago a parent sent a version of this candy corn themed dessert for our class Halloween party and I thought it was such a clever idea.

I made a few tweaks to the recipe and the end result is what you see here, an easy fruit filled snack that is perfect for a Halloween breakfast, snack, or dessert.

The candy corn colors are created by layering chunks of pineapple, cantaloupe and whipped cream into small mason jars or small clear plastic cups.

Candy Corn Parfait Recipe

This Halloween snack is perfect healthy treat for school parties, family get-togethers or even just an afternoon treat at home. Either way, it’s sure to be a hit with the kids! Enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cantaloupe, diced
  • 1 pineapple, diced
  • Whipped topping
  • Sprinkles for garnish
  • Plastic cups or glass jars

Directions:

  1. Place fresh pineapple chunks in the bottom of the cup.
  2. Place a layer of pineapple on top.
  3. Top the fruit with whipped cream or whipped topping.
  4. Garnish with sprinkles if desired.
  5. Enjoy this healthy twist for a delicious Halloween treat.
Halloween Candy Corn Parfait with pineapple, cantaloupe, and whipped cream.

This easy no-bake Halloween parfait comes together in just minutes and is perfect for your next Halloween party.

If you are looking to save time you can make it even easier by using canned pineapple chunks or buying pre-cut cantaloupe from the grocery store produce section.

Yield: 6

Easy Candy Corn Parfaits

Easy Candy Corn Parfaits

This easy and healthy candy corn fruit parfait is the perfect Halloween snack for kids! Layers of pineapple, cantaloupe, and whipped cream in a jar or cup will make any spooky celebration extra special. Get creative with your toppings—sprinkles, yogurt, and pudding are all great options to add even more flavor.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cantaloupe, diced
  • 1 pineapple, diced
  • Whipped topping

Instructions

  1. Line the bottom of your jars with pineapple.
  2. Layer the pineapple with cantaloupe on top.
  3. Lastly add whipped topping.
  4. Garnish with sprinkles if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 49Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 15mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 1gSugar: 10gProtein: 1g

This information is just an estimation, Please do not use this for medical or nutrition advice.

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FAQs

Do I have to use cantaloupe for the orange layer?

No, you can use any type of orange fruit. Many people make this recipe with mandarin orange slices, but a lot of kids find the combination of oranges and pineapple to be really sour. The cantaloupe  is a great mild option that can be enjoyed by everyone. You could also use canned mandarin oranges or regular oranges, but those take a lot of time to peel and segment.

Can I make this ahead of time? 

Yes, you can assemble the parfaits up to an hour before serving. Just wait until right before serving to add the toppings and garnishes. 

What else could I use for the yellow layer?

There aren’t many yellow fruits that are easy to find in America. You could try banana, but it’s not as yellow as the pineapple. I’m sure it would still taste great though.

What else could I add?

The options are endless! 

  • Vanilla Yogurt
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Vanilla Pudding

Can I make my own whipped cream?

Yes, just  add cold heavy cream to a bowl and whip until soft peaks form. Add in powdered sugar and vanilla and you’re all set.

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