Grasshopper Dessert Squares

Grasshopper Dessert Squares

Frosty freezer desserts save the day as they can be made ahead. This one combines a favorite chocolate and minty flavor.

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1 1/2
cups chocolate cookie crumbs (from 15-oz package)
cup sugar
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, cubed, softened
cup green crème de menthe liqueur
cup white crème de cacao liqueur
1 1/2
jars (7 oz each) marshmallow creme (2 1/4 cups)
1 1/2
cups whipping cream
  1. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil so edges of foil extend over sides of pan; spray with cooking spray. In pan, mix cookie crumbs, sugar and butter. Press evenly in bottom of pan.
  2. In large bowl, beat cream cheese, crème de menthe and crème de cacao with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add marshmallow creme; beat until smooth. Refrigerate about 45 minutes or until mixture mounds when dropped from a spoon.
  3. In chilled large bowl, beat whipping cream on high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold whipped cream into marshmallow mixture until blended. Pour over crust. Freeze about 4 hours or until firm.
  4. Remove from pan, using foil to lift. Let dessert stand at room temperature 10 minutes before cutting. Freeze any remaining dessert tightly covered.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Health Twist
Shave off 65 calories and 8 grams of fat per serving by replacing the beaten whipping cream with 3 cups of reduced-fat whipped topping.
You can use 2/3 cup crème de menthe syrup in place of the liqueurs in this recipe You'll find the syrup in the ice-cream toppings section of your supermarket.
To easily scoop the marshmallow creme out of the jars, lightly spray a rubber scraper with cooking spray.
Special Touch
Top each serving with a dollop of whipped cream and chopped chocolate mint candies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 355
    • (Calories from Fat 235),
  • Total Fat 26g
    • (Saturated Fat 16g,),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.