Dulce de leche and chocolate cookie trifle

Dulce de leche and chocolate cookie trifle

If there’s a drink that always brings back memories of childhood, milk and chocolate has to be on the top of the list. This trifle brings that combination to a whole new level. The layers are made of crushed chocolate sandwich cookies and dulce de leche. The dulce de leche layers are prepared in two ways — one, with cocoa powder; the other, with cream cheese. The cream cheese adds a salty undertone that cuts down the sweetness of the dulce de leche to make it less cloying. And, to lighten the texture and give the dulce de leche a custard-like consistency, milk is added.

You can use four shot glasses if you prefer smaller servings. Or use two wineglasses or tumblers to make two very generous servings. If you opt for shot glasses, you might have to use piping bags to create the dulce de leche layers. If you go for large wide-mouthed glasses, you can drop the dulce de leche into the glasses using teaspoons. »