Sunday, September 2, 2012

5 Minute Trifle Desserts

The skies the limit with these delectable desserts. I whipped these up in no time. The kids can help, they are as yummy and fun to make as they look. Get your creative juices going! Desserts in 5 minutes!

One of my favorite combinations is the coconut and chocolate.
 Taste just like a famous candy bar can you guess what it is?

Great for get togethers, picnics and a crowd!

Pecan Shortbread Trifle Dessert

Crumbled Shortbread Cookie and Vanilla Pudding (Homemade or Store Bought) in glass
Top with Crumbled Pecans and garnish with whole cookie on top.



Chocolate Raspberry Banana Trifle Dessert

1 Crumbled Cookie of choice (shown is shortbread cookie) mixed with the chocolate pudding in glass.
Top with raspberries.
Slice a Banana at a 45 Degree angle (3 Inches)
Dip in melted Chocolate of Choice and Add Sprinkles


Almond Joy Trifle
1 Crumbled Cookie mixed with the chocolate pudding in glass.
Top with Coconut and  Slivered Almonds Slices
Dip end of whole cookie in Melted Chocolate and garnish with Coconut

Super simple and takes very little time to make. ENJOY!

 Cookie Suggestions:

Some more cookie ideas and alternatives:

1- package of store bought cookies like shortbread, chocolate cream filled, peanut butter or use you favorite homemade cookies

 Dipped Fruit and Cookie Suggestions: For dipped fruits, bananas or use other fruit such as kiwi, cherries or strawberries and use any pre packaged cookie of choice above.

 Melted white chocolate chips, chocolate chips, peanut butter, caramel, nutella

Nut suggestions:

Slivered almonds, chopped peanuts, chopped pecans, chopped walnuts, macadamia nuts, pistachios

Pudding suggestions:

Snack packs premade contationers, homemade or store bought cheesecake filling found in the dairy case at your local supermarkets. Flavors and combinations of your favorite cookies and pudding choices can vary to taste by using chocolate, vanilla, butterscotch, key lime, lemon, pumpkin, coconut cream, banana cream, or use your favorite homemade pudding.

Candy toppings:

Crushed candy bar favorites:  butterfingers, almond joys, snicker bars, malted milk balls, crunch bars or any other favorite candy bars.

Other suggestions:

Use ice cream toppings, whipped cream, marshmallow fluff or nutella for garnishes as well.

Thanks for reading have a safe Holiday weekend to everyone!  Happy Labor Day!

3 comments:

Carole said...

How festive these desserts look. Have a great week.

Catherine said...

Dear Curt, These are just perfect and very delicious looking. blessings, Catherine

Amelia said...

Hi Curt, these dessert look so tempting. Thanks for sharing, it look so good.

Have a nice day.