Irish Cream Mousse Bites

Irish Cream Mousse Bites
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2 Reviews
This light and flavorful mousse is a delicate dessert to serve to your guests.
25 min
Prep Time
1:55
Total Time
64 mousse bites

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.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  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. Place 1/4 cupmilk 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. 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. Cut into small bars; place in mini paper or foil cups, if desired. Garnish top of each bar with chocolate shavings.

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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.

Rating

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

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