Irish Cream Mousse Bites
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Irish Cream Mousse Bites

This light and flavorful mousse is a delicate dessert to serve to your guests.

64
mousse
25 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 55 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

2 cups (about 24) crushed chocolate sandwich cookies

1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter melted

Mousse

1/2 cup milk

1 (.25-ounce) package unflavored gelatin

1/3 cup sugar

3 tablespoons Irish cream liqueur  

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

Chocolate shavings

 

 *Substitute 3 tablespoons Irish cream flavored coffee syrup or 2 tablespoons cold coffee and 1 teaspoon almond extract.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all crust ingredients in bowl; mix well. Press into ungreased 8-inch square baking pan. Bake 8-10 minutes or until crust is set. Cool completely.

  3. STEP 3

    Place 1/4 cup milk in 1-quart saucepan; sprinkle with gelatin. Let stand 5 minutes. Add sugar and remaining milk. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 4-6 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in liqueur. Let stand 20 minutes or until cool.

  4. STEP 4

    Beat chilled whipping cream in chilled bowl until stiff peaks form. Gently stir cooled liquid gelatin mixture into whipped cream until smooth. Pour over cooled crust. Refrigerate 1 hour or until set.

  5. STEP 5

    Cut into small bars; place in mini paper or foil cups, if desired. Garnish top of each bar with chocolate shavings.

Tip #1

Looking for a delicious mousse dessert? Cut dessert into 9 servings; serve on individual dessert plates.

Nutrition

35Calories
2Fat (mg)
5Cholesterol (mg)
40Sodium (mg)
4Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
0Protein (g)

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  January 12, 2009

I have brought these to several gatherings where people raved about them and wanted the recipe. I do find that Bailey's gives better flavor than other brands.

— says Marian
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  January 09, 2009

This certainly looked pretty, but the flavors were somewhat bland. Friends commented that this was "not one of your best".

— says Anne
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