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Luck of the Irish Dessert Squares


6 hours 20 minutes
Skill Level
16 squares

With a chocolate mousse pie filling, a layer of mint cream and a cookie crust, it might be hard to figure out what to call these Irish dessert delights. Your guests will call them delicious, though.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Chill Time
6 hours


  • 1 package
    cream cheese (3-oz.), softened
  • 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/4 cup
  • 5 cups
    frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed (about 12-oz.), divided
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsps
    peppermint extract
  • green food color
  • mint leaves (optional)

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Bowls Bowls
Mixer Mixer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Refrigerator Refrigerator
Square Pan 9-Inch Square Pan

Prepare Chocolate Crumb Crust.


Beat cream cheese in medium bowl until fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating until well blended. Add cocoa alternately with milk, beating until smooth. Gradually fold in 3 cups whipped topping; spoon mixture over crumb crust.


Stir together remaining 2 cups whipped topping, peppermint extract and food color in small bowl; spread over chocolate layer. Cover; refrigerate about 6 hours or until set. Cut into squares. Garnish with mint leaves, if desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover dessert.

Chocolate Crumb Crust: Combine 1 cup graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa and 5 tablespoons melted butter or margarine in small bowl; stir until well blended. Press mixture onto bottom of 9-inch square pan.

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