A Peek at the Fun: I am in love with these simple mini dessert cups. Perfect for any holiday party because they are simple, yummy, and adorable.
I have absolutely fallen in love with mini desserts. Everyone knows that things that come in small packages are just cuter, and this is no exception. These candy cane mousse mini desserts are both delicious and lovely. I promise, you will want to add these to your next holiday party.
And because I want to help you simplify your holiday season, try making these into a fun gifts to take to your friends and neighbors. It’s as simple as adding a tag and ribbon and you have a perfect gift.
Mini Dessert Cups:
Let’s get started making these adorable little guys.
Simple Mini Dessert Cups for the Holidays
- Prep Time: 10 Minutes
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 12 1x
- 1 Small Box Instant Vanilla Pudding
- 1 Small Box Instant Chocolate Pudding
- 1–2 Cups Mini Marshmallows
- 4 Cups Cool Whip
- 1 1/2 Cups Crushed Chocolate Cookies or Chocolate Graham Crackers
- 1/4–1/2 tsp. Peppermint Extract
- Red Food Coloring
- 1–2 Crushed Candy Canes
- 4 Oz. Jelly Jars
Place the crushed cookies in the bottom of the jars, just enough to cover the bottom.
Make both the vanilla and chocolate pudding mixes as directed, and chill.
Fold 2 cups of Cool Whip in the chocolate pudding until fully mixed. Layer the chocolate mousse in your jars on top of the crushed cookies.
Fold 2 cups of Cool Whip in the vanilla pudding until fully mixed. Add 1/4-1/2 tsp. peppermint extract, adding this to your desired taste. Add 1-2 drops of food coloring and mix together.
Layer this on top of the chocolate mousse.
Top with a dollop of whip cream, a few marshmallows, and the crushed candy cane.
Isn’t this a perfect gift for someone this year?
Simple Christmas Gift Idea:
Here’s the cute tag for you to add to this mini dessert. It really couldn’t be simpler.
All you need to do is right click and save it to your computer and then you can size it how you want and print. (Do this in a program like Word or Pages.)
Or, even better, we have a PDF with 8 of these gift tags ready and size just the right size for the top of the jars we used.
Print Tag: Mini Dessert Tags
Time to dig in!
Have fun making these mini desserts.
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