Eggnog Mousse with Chocolate Mice
 
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Simple, non-alcoholic eggnog mousse recipe served in chocolate cups with chocolate covered cherry mice.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1-4.6 oz box of Vanilla Pudding and Pie Filling Mix (not instant)
  • 1½ cups of Eggnog
  • ½ cup milk
  • 4 oz frozen whipped topping
  • Chocolate cups
  • Small jar maraschino cherries with stems.
  • 8 oz dark chocolate for melting
  • Cherry Cordial Hersey's Kisses
  • Almond slices
Instructions
  1. Mix eggnog and milk together into a large bowl.
  2. Whisk in vanilla pudding until well mixed.
  3. Pour mixture into a medium saucepan and heat over medium heat. Stir continuously. Bring to boil and continue to cook for 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat and return to large bowl. Cover and refrigerate until pudding is no longer warm.
  5. While mixture cools, pat cherries dry and melt chocolate in a small bowl. Dip cherries in chocolate and place on parchment paper. While still warm attach kiss to the front of the cherry opposite the stem. Slip two almond slices behind the kiss. Hold briefly to set.
  6. When pudding mixture is cool stir in 4 oz of the whipped cream.
  7. Pipe mousse into chocolate shells.
Recipe by at http://sugarandthespice.org/chocolate-mice/