Mini White Chocolate Mint Mousse

8 servings
14 min
Are you looking for an Easy Holiday Entertaining Recipe? Well, I have a perfect one for you. Not only is this recipe just really easy, but the White Chocolate Mint Mousse can be made a day ahead of time and easily assembled before serving. Truly…holiday entertaining recipes don’t get much easier than this and you could add just a touch of green food color for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations! And the mini mousse means that you can satisfy your sweet tooth without feeling guilty!
Did you know that there is a real, physiological reason that we crave something sweet after a meal? The thought is that your body uses energy to digest that meal you just ate and sugar provides a wee boost of energy. So there…That being said, just a small dessert is clearly better for us than some wonking big dessert.
It’s minty, fresh and…not to be understated…a mini mousse version. It’s the type of dessert I will enjoy, will satisfy my sweet tooth and I will not feel guilty about it!

Mini White Chocolate Mint Mousse

Recipe details

  • 8  servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 4 Minutes Total time: 14 min
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Ingredients


  • 1 cup whipping cream, chilled
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 2 ounces powdered sugar
  • 3/4 tsp mint extract
  • 1 pkg Walkers Shortbread Mint Royals

Instructions


Soften cream cheese. Microwave at 50% for 1 minute
Add white chocolate chips to softened cream cheese and microwave at 50% power for 30-second increments until chocolate is melted. It will take 3-4 times to melt the chocolate.
Add powdered sugar and mint extract to cream cheese mixture and combine thoroughly. Set mixture aside.
Put whipping cream in stand mixer and whip on high for about 4 minutes.
Gently fold whipped cream with cream cheese mixture
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. It can be made one day ahead.
Place one Walkers Shortbread Mint Royals Cookie in the bottom of each dessert cup
Pipe mousse over Walkers Shortbread Mint Royals Cookie
Garnish with mint leaves or chocolate straws

Tips

  • Can be easily doubled and made ahead

Lynn @ Nourish and Nestle
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