Cranberry Yogurt Parfaits Made With Leftover Cranberry Sauce

by Kaitlynn Fenley

Wondering what to do with leftover cranberry sauce? Try these easy and delicious cranberry yogurt parfaits made with leftover cranberry sauce!

What to do with leftover cranberry sauce: make cranberry sauce and yogurt parfaits!

Since this easy recipe keeps in the fridge for five days, you can totally meal prep these parfaits for breakfast! I think breakfast can be the hardest meal of the day because most people are rushing off to work. So it’s nice to have something like these parfaits prepped and ready to eat.

This recipe is also very kid-friendly! These parfaits are loaded with probiotic yogurt, making them a gut-healthy snack for little ones. If your child doesn’t enjoy cranberries, simply switch out the cranberry for their favorite fruit or jam! The yogurt and granola pair well with just about any fruit.

Cranberry Yogurt Parfaits layered with Leftover Cranberry Sauce, yogurt, and maple granola

Leftover Cranberry Sauce and Yogurt Parfaits

Who else thinks that Thanksgiving leftovers are the best thing ever? Thanksgiving is like a huge meal prep session, and the key is keeping things interesting as you chow on leftovers for five days! I feel like the thanksgiving cranberry sauce is what others struggle to find a use for. Not in our house though, because cranberry sauce is my favorite Thanksgiving side!

Well, here is how you can use that cranberry sauce for a healthy and delicious breakfast, snack, or dessert parfait. Simply layer yogurt, granola, and cranberry sauce in a jar… viola! You’ve got leftover cranberry sauce fruit and yogurt parfait.

three small jars of yogurt mixed with cranberry sauce and granola, showing people what to do with leftover cranberry sauce

Cranberry Yogurt and Granola Parfaits

These parfaits are healthy and you can make them vegan and gluten-free depending on the ingredients you choose. You can use dairy yogurt or vegan yogurt, any granola that you love, and any fruit. I highly recommend using the leftover cranberry sauce though! It’s so yummy. Here’s everything you need for these parfaits:

cranberry yogurt parfaits layered with cranberry sauce and yogurt in small glass jars
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Cranberry Yogurt Parfaits Made With Leftover Cranberry Sauce

Wondering what to do with leftover cranberry sauce? Try these easy and delicious cranberry yogurt parfaits made with leftover cranberry sauce!

  • Author: Kaitlynn Fenley
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: chilled
  • Cuisine: american
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Ingredients

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  • 2 Cups Plain Yogurt
  • 1 Cup Cranberry Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Maple Pecan Granola

Instructions

  1. In a jar layer yogurt, cranberry sauce, granola, yogurt… etc. until the jar is full.
  2. Store in the fridge for up to five days.
  3. Enjoy for breakfast or a healthy snack! 

Notes

  • This recipe makes four 6 ounce jars

Keywords: parfait, cranberry, granola

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