Strawberry Lime Mousse Parfaits
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Strawberry Lime Mousse Parfaits

This light and refreshing summer dessert is created by layering citrus cookies, lime mousse, and fresh strawberries.

6
servings
40 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup sugar

1/3 cup fresh lime juice

1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

21 Citrus Slice 'n Bake Cookies

3 cups sliced fresh strawberries

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine butter, sugar, lime juice and lime zest in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 2-4 minutes or until mixture just comes to a boil and butter is melted.

  2. STEP 2

    Beat eggs in bowl with whisk. Stir small amount of hot lime mixture into eggs. Whisk egg mixture into remaining hot lime mixture. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring constantly, 4-6 minutes or until mixture reaches 160°F and is thick enough to coat back of metal spoon. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until completely cooled.

  3. STEP 3

    Beat whipping cream in bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Gently stir into cooled lime mixture.

  4. STEP 4

    Assemble parfaits by breaking cookies in half. Place 2 cookie halves each in bottom of 6 parfait or serving glasses. Top with about 3 heaping tablespoons lime mixture and about 2 heaping tablespoons strawberries. Repeat layers two more times. Garnish each with 1 cookie half, if desired.

Tip #1

Lime mixture can be made up to 1 day ahead. Store refrigerated in container with tight-fitting lid until serving time.

Tip #2

Variation: Strawberry Lemon Mousse Parfait: Substitute lemon juice and lemon zest for lime juice and lime zest. 

Nutrition

550Calories
36Fat (mg)
185Cholesterol (mg)
390Sodium (mg)
52Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
6Protein (g)

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