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Posted: February 01, 2016

Recipe: Trefoils cheesecake cups

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Perfect for: School parties, Scouting functions, or any casual treat. 

Make and take: Make the cheesecake filling up to 24 hours in advance of serving. Assemble and serve. 

Made famous by: Little Brownie Bakers, a baker of Girl Scout cookies for more than 25 years, came up with this convenient use for your "leftover" Trefoils cookies. What, no leftovers? To locate a sales booth near you, go to www.girlscoutsnwga.org.

Tip: Make this dessert in individual cups, or assemble it in a trifle serving dish or a large glass bowl. 

Hands on time: 10 minutes  Total time: 10 minutes  Serves: 8

Ingredients:

    1 (10-ounce) box Trefoils Girl Scout cookies 

    1 (3.4-ounce) package instant cheesecake pudding mix 

    1 3/4 cups milk 

    12 ounces whipped cream cheese 

    1 pound (2 pints) strawberries, sliced 

    Chocolate syrup 

Instructions:

Set aside 16 Trefoils cookies for garnish. Crush remaining cookies. 
With an electric mixer, combine the pudding mix, milk and whipped cream cheese until smooth and creamy. In 8 individual serving dishes or in 1 large serving bowl, sprinkle half the crushed cookie crumbs. Top with 1/3 of the strawberries. Top with 1/2 the pudding mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 of the cookie crumbs, then top with another 1/3 of the strawberries and the remaining pudding. Drizzle with chocolate syrup. Garnish with remaining strawberries and reserved whole cookies. 

Nutrition:

Per serving: 379 calories (percent of calories from fat, 50), 5 grams protein, 43 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams fiber, 21 grams fat (13 grams saturated), 55 milligrams cholesterol, 504 milligrams sodium.



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