Dessert Shots



Welcome to DessertShots.com where you can learn how to make delicious mini-desserts.  You may have seen these desserts at major food chains, such as P.F. Chang’s, Chilli’s, and T.G.I. Fridays.  Now you can make these Dessert Shots at half the cost you would pay when ordering out.

What’s great about Dessert Shots is that you can eat dessert without feeling guilty.  Dessert shots are great for social functions, family gathering, or a light snack.  Top chefs were asked around the country what foods are “Hot” and “Not” in 2008.  83% of these chefs said that Dessert Shots or Mini-Desserts were extremely popular or “Hot.”

So enjoy this website.  It was developed so you can get the recipes to the most popular dessert out on the market right now.  All mini desserts, also known as Dessert Shots, recipes are FREE of charge.  We just ask that you tell others about this great site, so it can continue to grow.  As more people visit, more recipes will be added. 
Chocolate Mousse Dessert Shot

2 tablespoons butter
6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
1 tablespoon Godiva chocolate liqueur
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs, separated
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup heavy cream
8 Oreo cookies
1/2 cup chocolate fudge sauce
Canned whipped cream
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Chocolate Mousse: Place the top portion of a double-boiler over hot water, add butter to the bowl, and then set the heat to low. When the butter has melted, add the chocolate chips, reserving 1 tablespoon of the chocolate chips and set aside. Melt chips, add chocolate liqueur and vanilla. Remove bowl from the heat and whisk in egg yolks.

In a separate bowl beat egg whites until they form soft peaks. Stir egg whites into chocolate mixture.

In a clean bowl, combine sugar with cream, and then whip cream until stiff. Fold cream into chocolate.

Chop remaining 1 tablespoon of chocolate chips into small bits the size of rice. Stir this chocolate into the mousse, then cover and chill the mousse for 3 to 4 hours.

Open the Oreos and scrape out the filling. Put the chocolate wafers into a plastic bag and using a kitchen mallet crush to make crumbs.

To Prepare Dessert: Spoon 2 tablespoons of Oreo cookie crumbs into the bottom of a 6-ounce rocks glass. Spoon 1/3 cup of chilled mousse into the glass, and top it with 2 tablespoons of chocolate fudge topping. Remove lid from fudge topping and warm up the fudge in the jar in your microwave. Top
with a rosette of whipped cream on top and sprinkle it with leftover Oreo crumbs.
Strawberry Cheesecake Dessert Shot

Ingredients

cheesecake filling

12 ounces cream cheese (1 1/2 8-ounce pkgs)
2 eggs, beaten
1/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons sour cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 cup frozen sliced strawberries in syrup, thawed canned whipped cream

Directions

Make cheesecake filling by blending cream cheese, eggs, sugar, sour cream, and vanilla in a large bowl with a mixer on high speed, until smooth.

Pour mixture into a large saucepan and cook over med-high heat, stirring often, for 8-10 min or until mixture begins to thinken.  The mixture should stick to the spoon when it’s inverted. Next, pour cheesecake filling into a covered container and chill for several hours, until cold.

To prepare each serving, combine melted butter with graham cracker crumbs. Next, spoon 2 tbsp of graham cracker crumbs into a 6-ounce rock glass,.

Top with 1/3 cup cheesecake filling. Next, spoon 2 tbsp of strawberries and syrup on top of cheesecake filling, and top off the dessert with whipped cream.
DESSERT SHOTS