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Grown-Up Ghosts Recipe

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


  • 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


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add white chocolate, lime juice and peel; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. 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 each: 506 calories, 41g fat (24g saturated fat), 109mg cholesterol, 203mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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