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Grown-Up Ghosts

 Grown-Up Ghosts
These not-so-scary ghosts from our Test Kitchen are hauntingly delicious. But watch out—they could disappear faster than you can say, "Boo!"
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 ounces white baking chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 4 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs
  • Black decorating gel


  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add white
  • chocolate, lime juice and peel; mix well. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add
  • confectioners' sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into
  • cream cheese mixture.
  • Sprinkle cookie crumbs into four dessert dishes, 2 tablespoons in
  • each. Using a large round pastry tip, pipe white chocolate mixture
  • into ghost shapes onto cookie crumbs. Add eyes and mouths with black
  • decorating gel. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 506 calories, 41 g fat (24 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 203 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.