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Quick Tiramisu

Prep: 10 minutes plus chilling • Serves: 6

4 ounces Schnucks 1/3 less fat Neufchatel cheese, softened
1/4 cup Schnucks powdered sugar
1 teaspoon Schnucks pure vanilla extract
1 cup Schnucks whipping cream
1 package (3 ounces) sponge-style lady-fingers
1/2 cup Kahlua liqueur or strong-brewed coffee

1. In medium bowl, add Neufchatel cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla; with mixer on low speed, beat until combined. Increase speed to high; beat until smooth. Add cream and beat 3 to 4 minutes on high until soft peaks form.

2. In 8 x 8-inch baking dish, arrange half of ladyfingers flat-side up. Brush lady-fingers with half of liqueur. Spread about one-third cream mixture over lady-fingers. Arrange remaining lady-fingers, flat-side up, over cream mixture. Brush with remaining liqueur; spread remaining cream mixture on top. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours or up to 1 day before serving.

Each serving: about 335 calories, 20 g total fat (12 g saturated), 119 mg cholesterol, 118 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein

Cook’s Wisdom

For a simple garnish, run a vegetable peeler across a small chunk of semi-sweet chocolate to make curls, or grate chocolate with coarse Microplane Zester/Grater. Or, add a small amount of cocoa powder to a fine mesh strainer to sprinkle over tiramisu.