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Make-Ahead Cappuccino-Oreo Trifles

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for Make-Ahead Cappuccino-Oreo Trifles was submitted by Lisa of Fremont.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
1 large egg
2 1/2 cups milk
1 tablespoon Kahlua or other coffee-flavored liqueur
16 Oreo cookies - divided use
1 1/2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl; stir well with whisk. Cook milk in heavy saucepan over medium-high heat to 180°F (85°C) or until tiny bubbles form around edge (Do Not Boil). Gradually add hot milk to egg mixture, stirring constantly with whisk. Return milk mixture to pan; cook over medium heat until thick (3 minutes), stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low, and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in Kahlua. Pour into medium bowl; place bowl in larger bowl of ice water, stirring occasionally until mixture is cool.
  2. Coarsely chop 8 cookies; fold chopped cookies and whipped topping into pudding. Spoon about 1/2 cup cookie mixture into each of 8 small parfait glasses or 8 (6-ounce) custard cups. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or until cold. Top each serving with a cookie.

Makes 8 servings.