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Strawberry Shortcake Spiced Mousse Minis - Recipe

Strawberries and shortbread come to life with the warm, nutty flavor of pumpkin pie spice and the tropical essence of coconut milk in this smooth, creamy mousse.
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Strawberry Shortcake Spiced Mousse Minis Recipe
1. Beat cream cheese, pumpkin pie spice and 1/4 cup of the sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Add coconut milk; beat until well blended.

2. Beat cream and remaining 1/4 cup sugar in another large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Add 1/2 of the whipped cream to cream cheese mixture; stir until well blended. Gently stir in remaining whipped cream.

3. Spoon 2 teaspoons of the crushed cookies into each of 12 (2-ounce) shot glasses. Divide strawberry slices evenly among glasses. Layer each glass with mousse and remaining crushed cookies. Garnish with fresh mint, if desired.Test Kitchen Tip: Mini desserts are a great way to offer variety – and a little taste of luxury – without overindulging. Serve a sampler of Spiced Mousse Mini Desserts (see Similar Recipes, at right, for more recipes).
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12
-4 ounces (1/2 package) cream cheese, softened
-2 teaspoons McCormick® Pumpkin Pie Spice
-1/2 cup sugar, divided
-1/2 cup Thai Kitchen® Coconut Milk
-1 cup heavy cream
-3/4 cup coarsely crushed shortbread cookies, divided
-6 strawberries, sliced, divided
- Fresh mint leaves (optional)
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 202 Calories
Fat: 14 Grams
Protein: 2 Grams
Cholesterol: 39 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 17 Grams
Sodium: 93 Milligrams
Fiber: 0 Grams