Cookie dough is all the rage and these cookie dough filled mini parfaits are perfect for 4th of July or any Americana holiday!
for the Cherry- Almond Cookie Dough
1 1/2cup"cooked" all purpose flour or pasteurized flour cooked flour "how to" can be found at this link: http://bubblynaturecreations.com/2012/04/not-so-raw-cookie-dough-for-eating.htmland more as needed
1stick un-salted butter
1/4tsp. Imitation Cherry Flavoring
1/2tsp. Almond Extract
red food coloring
For the Whipped Cream Cheese
8oz. Cream Cheese
1cupHeavy Whipping Cream
1tsp. Vanilla Extract
Blue Food Coloring
white star sprinklesI used Deco Art Brand
For the cookie dough. Cream together sugar, butter, Cherry Flavoring, Almond Extract, and Marshmallow Fluff. Add flour in slowly. Mix in red food coloring until desired color. Chill until ready to assemble Parfaits.
For the Whipped Cream Cheese layer:
Beat room temperature Cream Cheese on high for a few minutes until light and airy. Add in the heavy whipping cream, vanilla and powdered sugar. Beat on high until stiff peaks form. Some cream cheese may still be lumpy- this is ok. Take out 1 cup of the mixture and mix blue food coloring into it.
Layer the cookie dough with the whipped cream cheese in 1/4 inch layers in mini parfait cups. Use piping bag to fill the whipped cream cheese in. Top with a dollop or piped later of the blue whipped cream cheese. Sprinkle with the white sprinkle stars. Now enjoy!