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Sweetheart Mousse Recipe

Sweetheart Mousse Recipe

Field editor Adeline Piscitelli molds refreshing flavor into a pretty Valentine's Day presentation at her Sayreville, New Jersey home.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings


  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix
  • 5 cups whole milk, divided
  • 1 package (6 ounces) cherry gelatin
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • Whipped cream and maraschino cherries, optional


  • 1. In a saucepan, cook pudding mix and 4 cups milk according to package directions. Remove from the heat. Sprinkle with gelatin and stir until completely dissolved. Cool for 10 minutes.
  • 2. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and remaining milk until smooth. Gradually add gelatin mixture; mix well. Pour into oiled individual molds. Refrigerate overnight. Unmold; garnish with whipped cream and cherries if desired. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Recipe Note

Editor's Note: Recipe may also be prepared in an 8-cup heart-shaped mold.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 247 calories, 12g fat (8g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 218mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.

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Sunloving721 User ID: 7097746 9198
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2013

"Way too sweet for my taste. I thought the jello would make it a little on the tart side. I made them in little plastic heart cups and served them with a raspberry and mint leaf on top. the presentation was nice for a Valentine's day treat."

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