Grown-ups like mousse. Kids like desserts that look like moose. Make these creamy chocolatey critters and you can please everyone!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 18 servings
4 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 cup PLANTERS Walnut Halves
decorations: red candy-coated chocolate pieces, small candies
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Let's Make It
Melt 8 oz. chocolate. Beat cream cheese with mixer until creamy. Blend in melted chocolate. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
Shape into 18 balls, using 4 tsp. chocolate mixture for each; place in single layer on waxed paper-covered baking sheet.
Melt remaining chocolate. Dip balls in chocolate, 1 at a time, turning to evenly coat each ball. Return to baking sheet. Press 2 nuts into top of each for the moose's antlers. Add decorations for the nose and eyes. Refrigerate until chocolate is firm.
Bring this fun dessert to a party. It makes 18 servings so it can feed a crowd.
Add 1 to 2 tsp. of your favorite extract, such as peppermint, rum or almond, to chocolate mixture before shaping into balls.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 18g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.