• 9 Ratings

This sweet tart mousse takes only 20 minutes to make and provides a light, airy dessert option.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
Servings:
12
Max Servings:
24
Yield:
24 (1/4-cup) servings or 12 (1/2-cup) servings
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Fluffy Cranberry Mousse

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large mixing bowl beat cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Beat in sugar and vanilla until smooth. Slowly add cranberry concentrate, beating until very smooth. In a small bowl stir the whole cranberry sauce to remove any large lumps; set aside.

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  • In a chilled large mixing bowl beat whipping cream with an electric mixer on low to medium speed until soft peaks form. Fold about half the cranberry sauce and half the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture until combined. Fold in the remaining cranberry sauce and whipped cream.

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  • Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours (stir before serving if chilled). To serve, spoon fluff into a large serving bowl, 24 chilled demitasse cups, or 12 chilled small dessert dishes. Spoon Sweetened Cranberries on top just before serving. Makes 24 (1/4-cup) servings or 12 (1/2-cup) servings.

Frozen Cranberry Fluff:

Prepare as above through Step 2. Spoon cranberry mixture into 24 freezer-safe demitasse cups or 12 freezer-safe small dessert dishes. Cover and freeze for 24 hours or until firm. To serve, uncover and let stand for 1 to 2 minutes to soften slightly. Top with Sweetened Cranberries.

Nutrition Facts (Fluffy Cranberry Mousse)

109 calories; total fat 7g; saturated fat 4g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 26mg; sodium 24mg; potassium 19mg; carbohydrates 11g; fiber 0g; sugar 8g; protein 1g; vitamin a 292IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 0mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 10mg; iron 0mg.

Sweetened Cranberries

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  • In a medium skillet combine cranberries, sugar, and water. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and cranberries just begin to pop. Remove from heat. Cover and chill until serving time.

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Reviews

9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
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