McDonald's Yogurt Parfait copycat recipe by Todd Wilbur
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McDonald's Yogurt Parfait

Score: 4.88. Votes: 16
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This McDonald's yogurt parfait recipe is 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, and can also include puffed rice bits. You can make these McDonald's yogurt parfaits a day or two ahead of time. Keep them covered in the fridge, and hold off on the granola topping until just before you serve them or it'll get soggy. Also try our McDonald's strawberry banana smoothie recipe.

Source: Even More Top Secret Recipes by Todd Wilbur.

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  • 4 cups vanilla 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
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      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 the granola over the top and serve. Repeat for the remaining 3 servings.

      Makes 4 servings.

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

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Score: 4.88. Votes: 16
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Barb Heideman
Oct 2, 2014, 22:00

I'm a middle school teacher and sometimes trying to get students motivated is difficult; however, the mention of McDonald's brings their attention quickly. I use this recipe as a kitchen lab for practicing how to measure correctly (also I have used this as a 'how to prepare fresh fruit for consumption). Love it..and many thanks.

Sally Madarieta
Oct 12, 2011, 22:00

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!

I'm Todd Wilbur,
Chronic Food Hacker

For 30 years I've been deconstructing America's most iconic brand-name foods to make the best original clone recipes for you to use at home. Welcome to my lab.

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