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This irresistible chocolate mousse pie is silky smooth, rich, chocolaty and well…irresistible. It’s as easy to make as it is delicious!
I have pie, pie and more pie on the brain! How about you? This irresistible chocolate mousse pie is a Thanksgiving must! The rich, smooth chocolate mousse will make you guests think you spent hours slaving away to achieve such perfection. Little do they know that this no bake pie is so easy you’ll make it again and again! So, chocolate lovers beware….this will be your new addiction!
For this pie I cheat and use a pre-made oreo pie shell. If I buy a package of oreos they will get eaten in the blink of an eye. No one has tried to eat a pre-made oreo crust yet. Yet, being the keyword here. Combine 1/2 cup of heavy cream, 1 cup of chocolate chips, a teaspoon of vanilla and a pinch of salt over a double boiler or in a microwave safe bowl. Heat until the chocolate chips are melted and everything blends together smooth. If using a microwave just keep a close eye on it so the chocolate doesn’t scorch. Let the chocolate mixture cool to room temperature.
Beat 1 cup of heavy cream and 1/8 cup sugar until stiff peaks form. Carefully fold the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture. Make sure to fold, not stir.
Put the chocolate mousse into the oreo pie shell.
Refrigerate for at least 6 hours. Garnish with additional whipped cream and chocolate shavings or jimmies if you would like.Print
This irresistible chocolate mousse pie is silky smooth, rich, chocolaty and well…irresistible. This no bake pie is as easy to make as it is delicious!
- One 9 inch Oreo Pie Shell
- 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
- 1 Cup Chocolate Chips (Milk Chocolate or Semi-sweet)
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- Pinch of Salt
- 1 Cup Heavy Cream
- 1/8 Cup Sugar
- Over a double boiler or very carefully in the microwave heat 1/2 cup cream, chocolate chips, vanilla and a pinch of salt until chocolate chips are melted and everything whisks together smooth.
- Cool chocolate mixture to room temperature.
- In a small bowl, whip 1 cup of cream and 1/8 cup of sugar until stiff peaks form.
- Carefully fold the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture.
- Pour into the oreo pie shell and chill for at least 6 hours.
- Top with additional whipped cream, chocolate shavings, or jimmies if desired.
Keywords: chocolate, mousse, pie, thanksgiving
This recipes was adapted from: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/16956/death-by-chocolate-mousse
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