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Dessert Goodness

I made this yummy treat last night for a Halloween party we went to with friends. I wanted to do the typical graveyard on the top, but the store was out of Milano cookies and I didn’t have any other cookie that would work for a tombstone. I did have some white chocolate so I (on the fly) made ghosts with chocolate chip eyes. It was fun!

Chocolate Trifle with Peanut Butter Mousse

1 chocolate cake mix (I used Devil’s food)
*Make cake according to directions and let cool completely.

1 large box chocolate pudding
1 can evaporated milk
1/2 cup milk
*Mix all ingredients together and let chill for 2 hours

1 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup honey
3/4 cup very hot water
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup sugar
*Whip together heavy whipping cream and sugar until light and fluffy. In another bowl, mix together peanut butter, honey and hot water until combined. Gently combine the cream with the pb mixture to make mousse. It will be a little lumpy.

*Crumble a 1/3 of the cake into a trifle bowl or clear glass bowl. Scoop 1/2 of the pudding over the cake. Scoop 1/2 of the pb mousse over the pudding mixture and spread around. Repeat layers again. Top the trifle with finely crumble cake (to make the “dirt”. Chill for at leat 1/2 hour before serving. Or can be made earlier in the day. Then top with whatever Halloween decorations. This would also be just fine as a non-Halloween dessert.!!!

*I kind of made this recipe up out of other recipes that I have.

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    October 30, 2007 at 4:40 pm

    **Hello***…saw you on SIStv…just stopping by to check it all out!!

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    October 30, 2007 at 6:32 pm

    That is so so cute! Love it.

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    October 30, 2007 at 8:34 pm

    gah- your camera takes great pictures! very cute!!

    hey i have a new trifle filling i should share. if you use white cake and whipped cream and berries this si a really good filling! i got it from a pampered chef recipe.

    1 box of cream cheese
    1 can of sweetened condensed milk
    the juice and zest of 2 small limes
    mix em up and layer with the whipped cream, berries and cake

    you can also cut the limes in thin slices and place them around the side of the bowl for decoration. yummy and pretty. thanks for all your cute ideas! you inspire me.

    p.s. i hope you win the costume guessing contest…

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    October 30, 2007 at 8:58 pm

    Ok . . . you have the ulimate blog page. I need to take lessons form you! By the way I made the Pumpkin Cookies from the Foutz family cookbook and they are now a family favorite! Thanks for the recipe!

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    October 31, 2007 at 5:15 am

    All I had to do was read the recipe title and my mouth dropped! Yummy!!! Seriously, my mouth is watering! I will DEFINITELY be trying that recipe! Have a fun trip to Texas!

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    November 1, 2007 at 6:57 pm

    You are seriously amazing. Honestly!

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