When you take a bite of this luscious mousse, it will take you straight to your favorite memory of eating chocolate covered cherries. It’s just as rich and delicious too. Serve it in seasonal shot glasses (pictured) or cordial glasses for tasting size desserts; pile into martini glasses (pictured). Garnish with maraschino cherries. It’s a beautiful Christmas dinner dessert.
TIP: Look for colorful seasonal glasses to dress up your table.
OTHER DELICIOUS WAYS TO USE THIS MOUSSE FOR CHRISTMAS AND ALL HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING:
Use it as a filling for Chocolate Covered Cherries Cannoli, Chocolate Covered Cherries Cream Puffs or Chocolate Covered Cherries Crepes. Use chopped maraschino cherries to garnish the open ends of the cannoli (pictured) and scattered around crepes. Drizzle chocolate sauce across tops for an extra finishing touch. These make a beautiful, elegant Christmas party dessert.
TIP: See the READY MADE page for where to purchase ready-to-use cream puff or cannoli shells and crepés.
Fun Topping: Dollop on waffle bites for Chocolate Covered Cherries Waffle Bites – a great late evening dessert, and a fun finish for Christmas brunch.
Double Chocolate Treat Two Ways: Mound in chocolate cups and garnish with a maraschino cherry. Serve in a shot glass, mini-marti or margarita glass accompanied by a glass of chocolate wine. Pictured in chocolate cup with chocolate wine.
Flavoring Bread Pudding: Use mix to flavor bread pudding for a heritage dessert with contemporary flavors everyone loves. See RECIPES for directions. Chocolate Covered Cherries Bread Pudding is pictured with chocolate chip and maraschino cherries mixed in. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream (pictured) for a luscious flavor/texture contrast, or drizzle with chocolate sundae topping for an even more intense chocolate experience.
This mousse is delicious paired with a chocolate stout, chocolate liquor and cherry cordial too. Any way you use it in your Christmas menu, it’s beautiful and delicious.
Note: Make with reduced fat cream cheese and Lite Cool Whip® for light and fluffy mousse texture
Makes about 1-1/2 quarts. Serves 6-8, or will fill graham cracker crust for "freezer pie/no-bake cheesecake."
No artificial colors. No salt or preservatives added.
Ingredients: Sweet ground chocolate, cocoa powder, natural flavors.
Allergen Info: Soy. Some ingredients packaged on equipment that also packages eggs, milk, soy, wheat, peanuts and tree nuts.