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Asti & Strawberries Dessert

 Asti & Strawberries Dessert
Remember this luscious dessert next time you’re hosting a special supper. The combination of sweetened strawberries and dark chocolate mousse is simply outstanding. —Sherry Thompson, Seneca, South Carolina
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 3/4 cup cold Asti Spumante, divided
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups whipped topping, divided
  • 2-1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 4 pizzelle cookies
  • Additional whipped topping

Directions

  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup Asti
  • Spumante. Let stand for 1 minute. Microwave on high for 30 seconds;
  • stir until gelatin is dissolved. In a microwave, melt chocolate
  • chips; set aside to cool.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add the gelatin
  • mixture, melted chocolate and 2/3 cup whipped topping. Beat until
  • combined; fold in remaining whipped topping. Cover and refrigerate
  • for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in another bowl, combine the strawberries, sugar, vanilla
  • and remaining Asti Spumante. Beat mousse until light and fluffy.
  • Serve with strawberries, cookies and additional whipped topping.

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Asti & Strawberries Dessert (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie with 2/3 cup strawberries and 1/2 cup mousse (calculated without additional whipped topping) equals 402 calories, 23 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.