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Monday, October 21, 2013

Chocolate Mousse..........the easy way

This is a delicious and such an easy dessert to make.  So pretty served to each guest at your table in a small glass dessert bowl.
Chocolate Mousse
1 (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix
1 1/2 cups milk
1 (16 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
2 cups chocolate cookies, crushed
1/3 cup butter melted
3 tbs. sugar
crushed chocolate cookies
mini chocolate chips
crushed pecans (optional)
Prepare the pudding in a large bowl using 1 1/2 cups milk instead of the suggested 2 cups.
Fold in the whipped topping until blended. Refrigerate until chilled.
Meanwhile, to prepare crust, mix crushed cookies and sugar until blended. Stir in melted butter until mixture is crumbly.
Spoon rounded tablespoon of crust mixture into bottoms of small dessert bowls.
Spoon mousse filling onto top of crust and up to the top of bowls.
Sprinkle cookies, chocolate chips and pecans on top of filling.
Refrigerate dessert bowls for about and hour. Serve chilled.