Asti & Strawberries Dessert Makes: 4 Servings
(Simple & Delicious)
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
¾ cup cold Asti Spumante, divided
½ cup dark chocolate chips
1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 ½ cups whipped topping, divided
2 ½ cups sliced fresh strawberries
1 Tbsp. sugar
¼ tsp. vanilla extract
4 Pizzelle cookies
Additional whipped topping
In a small microwaveable-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over ½ cup Asti. Let stand for 1 minute. Microwave on high for 30 seconds; stir until gelatin is dissolved. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; set aside to cool.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add the gelatin mixture, melted chocolate and ⅔ cup whipped topping. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, in another bowl, combine strawberries, sugar, vanilla, and remaining Asti. Beat mousse until light and fluffy. Serve with strawberries, cookies and additional whipped topping.