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Chocolate Mousse Holiday Pie

 

102

Yield

1

pie

Prep

20

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

3

hrs

Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

Chocolate crust
30 each chocolate wafers
*
¼ cup butter
or margarine
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Chocolate mousse filling
2 cups chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
*
1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream
divided
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
¼ cup powdered sugar
garnish
1 x whipped cream
*
1 x chocolate
shavings, or curls
*

Directions

TO MAKE CRUST: Process chocolate wafers in blender or food processor to make 1½ cups fine crumbs (or place wafers in plastic bag and crush with rolling pin).

Combine crumbs with butter and vanilla; stir until blended.

Press mixture onto bottom and up sides of 9-inch tart or pie pan.

Bake at 375℉ (190℃). for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

TO MAKE FILLING: Microwave chocolate morsels and ½ cup whipping cream in microwavable bowl on HIGH for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted and smooth.

Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cool to room temperature.

With electric mixer, beat remaining whipping cream on high speed, gradually adding sugar, until soft peaks form.

Stir ⅓ whipped cream into chocolate mixture.

With rubber spatula, gently fold remaining whipped cream into chocolate mixture.

Turn mixture into crust.

Chill 3 hours or until set.

Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings, if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 116g (4.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 45289% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 69%
Saturated Fat 28g 139%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 153mg 51%
Sodium 116mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 6% Iron 0%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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