1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries or half of 16 ounce package frozen, unsweetened whole strawberries, thawed
8 ounces cream cheese, cut into small cubes
1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
1 (4 ounce) container whipped topping, thawed
Sliced almonds for topping
Whipped topping or whipped cream, optional
In a blender container or food processor with chopping blade, combine strawberries,
cream cheese and confectioners' sugar. Cover and blend or process until mixture
is smooth, stopping and scraping sides as necessary. Pour mixture into a mixing
bowl. Fold in dessert topping. Spoon mousse mixture into 6 dessert dishes.
Chill for at least 3 hours or overnight.
Serve sprinkled with the sliced almonds or top with a dollop of whipped topping
or whipped cream and sliced almonds sprinkled over the top.