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Holiday Dessert Shooters

December 23, 2015

Creamy Chocolate Trifle

Holiday party season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with some beautiful desserts. These individual desserts are not only fun to make, but will be sure to impress at your next holiday gathering! Try both the traditional chocolate flavor and the green and red cherry variety as well to add some creativity and deliciousness to your next holiday get together. This first Creamy Chocolate Trifle Recipe is an absolutely stunning treat for a New Year’s Eve party. Print the Recipe below for ease while you purchase the ingredients at the store- We promise this sweet treat won’t disappoint!

Creamy Chocolate Trifle
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Box Graham Crackers
  • 1 Tin Pepperidge Farm Pirouette Chocolate Wafer Sticks
  • 1 Tub Cool Whip Chocolate Frosting
  • 1 Box Food Club Chocolate Pudding
  • Chocolate Shavings
  • Clear Plastic Cups
Instructions
  1. Mix chocolate pudding per box instructions or use canned.
  2. Refrigerate.
  3. Put Graham Crackers in a food processor until they are fine crumbs.
  4. Put a layer of crumbs in each cup.
  5. Spoon in or fill a piping bag with chocolate pudding and another piping bag with Cool Whip chocolate frosting.
  6. Cut the tip of the piping bag – ½ inch to ¾” wide opening will work great.
  7. Alternate layers of pudding and frosting, ending with frosting.
  8. Break wafer sticks in half.
  9. Insert half of a wafer stick into each cup along the side.
  10. Top with chocolate pieces or shaved chocolate.
  11. Refrigerate if made ahead of time.
  12. Enjoy!
Notes
Chocolate shavings can be shaved from a block of chocolate almond bark or Hershey candy bar.

Min iHoliday Trifle

These next dessert shooters can add a little bit of color to your holiday party pallet. Some fresh fruit, chocolate shavings and cool whip really ties this treat together and makes it impossible to have just one!

Check out the Printable Recipe below and learn how you can make these delicious layered Mini Holiday Trifles in no time at all. This makes them perfect for procrastinators and for all of us who finds the holiday season to be a stressful time of year!

Mini Holiday Trifle
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Box Graham Crackers
  • 1 Box Food Club Vanilla Pudding
  • 3 Tubs Cool Whip White Frosting Red and Green Food Coloring
  • Fresh Cherries
  • 1 Can Cherry filling
  • White Almond Bark
  • Chocolate Almond Bark
  • Clear Plastic Cups
Instructions
  1. Mix vanilla pudding per box instructions.
  2. Refrigerate.
  3. Put Graham Crackers in a food processor until they are fine crumbs.
  4. Put a layer of crumbs in each cup.
  5. Mix a bowl of cool whip with green food coloring and a bowl of cool whip with red food coloring.
  6. Spoon carefully or fill a piping bag with vanilla pudding.
  7. Put the white, green and red cool whip in piping bags as well.
  8. Cut the tip of the piping bags – ½ inch to ¾” wide opening will work great.
  9. Add layer of vanilla pudding, followed by a red cool whip layer, a green cool whip layer and finally a white cool whip layer.
  10. Melt chocolate almond bark in a small bowl.
  11. Dip cherries in chocolate and place on parchment paper to cool.
  12. Spoon a couple cherries from filling on the top of each desert.
  13. Place a chocolate covered cherry on each dessert slightly to the side.
  14. Finish off with white almond bark chocolate shavings.

We hope you enjoyed these Holiday Dessert Shooter Recipes and they can add a special flair to your upcoming party!

On behalf of everyone at CobornsDelivers we want to wish you a Happy and Healthy New Year! May 2016 be your best year yet!