Mini 4th of July Trifles
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This is a dessert recipe for a simple and festive red, white and blue mini 4th of July Strawberry Trifles with fresh strawberries! Perfect for Memorial Day!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings for mini trifle bowls
*Amounts don't have to be exact - just make the layers look pretty and neat!
  1. Bake cookies according to package directions (you won't be using all of them for these trifles so if you want, you can make a half batch).
  2. Finely crumble cooled cookies with hands into medium bowl or directly into mini trifles (you can also use mason jars or small glasses).
  3. In bowl of stand mixer fitted with whisk attachment, place cream, 3 tablespoons of the sugar and the vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form. (Just a few minutes with a stand mixer; it will take longer with a hand mixer.)
  4. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  5. Place strawberries in medium bowl; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar; mix gently.
  6. To assemble trifles, place a layer of crumbled blue cookies (measurements don't have to be exact) in bottom of each of 4 mini trifle dishes; press down to compact.
  7. Top each with equal parts of the strawberries and a few tablespoons of whipped cream. Repeat layers; top each with a single cut strawberry. (You will have whipped cream left over but can use it for so many things!)
  8. Store trifles in refrigerator until ready to serve. Serve trifles the same day they are made for best results.
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