Chocolate Mousse Pie

Recipe by kitchenslave03
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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 21
    Oreo cookies
  • 14
    cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces, at room temperature
  • 12
    ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1
    pinch salt
  • 3 34
    cups whipping cream, chilled
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • chocolate shavings (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350. Butter a 9 inch springform pan with 2 3/4 inch high sides. Finely grind cookies in food processor. Add butter and process until evenly moistened. Press mixture onto bottom and up sides of pan to form a thin crust. Bake 5 minute Transfer to a rack to cool completely.
  • Combine chocolate, vanilla and salt in processor. Bring 1 c cream to a boil. With processor running, gradually pour hot cream through feed tube and process until melted and smooth. Transfer chocolate to a large mixing bowl. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally.
  • Beat 2 c cream and the sugar in large bowl until stiff peaks form. Fold into chocolate. Pour mousse into prepared crust. Chill until set, about 6 hours. (Can be made 1 day ahead).
  • Beat remaining 3/4 c cream in med bowl to firm peaks. Decorate top of pie with cream and garnish with shavings.
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