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All-American Strawberry Clouds
These red, white and blue treats will be a hit at your summer and July 4th festivities!
1/2 cup crispy chow mein noodles (or pretzels)
1 cup white chocolate chips
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup (6 ounces) blueberries
3 cups (about 1 pound) stemmed sliced California strawberries
Prep time: 25 minutes Chill time: 1 hour Line 12 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Place about 2 teaspoons chow mein noodles into each. Melt chocolate according to package directions; spoon about 1 tablespoon into each cup to cover noodles. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to set. In mixer bowl, combine cream, sugar and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gently fold in blueberries. Spoon an equal amount of cream mixture into each cup. Top with strawberries; serve immediately.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: 215 calories; 15 g fat; 34 mg cholesterol; 37 mg sodium; 20 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 2 g protein
Makes 12 servings