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Amaretto Surprise

No recipe image available.This elegant layered dessert has a layer of ladyfingers laced with Amaretto, a layer of Amaretto-flavored cream cheese, a layer of strawberries, all topped with whipped cream.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 package ladyfinger cookies
1/2 cup amaretto liqueur - divided use
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup pastuerized egg product
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup Amaretto liqueur
3 (10-ounce) packages frozen strawberries, thawed and drained
1 cup whipping cream
3 tablespoons powdered sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. In the bottom of a large glass serving bowl, place 1 layer of ladyfinger cookies, filling in any holes with broken cookies. Sprinkle with half of the Amaretto liqueur.
  2. Combine cream cheese, egg product, sugar and remaining half of amaretto liqueur; mix until smooth. Pour over ladyfinger cookies.
  3. Arrange strawberries over cream cheese mixture.
  4. Beat cream with powdered sugar until fluffy and spoon on strawberries.
  5. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

Makes 8 servings.