Pecan Crusted Chocolate Mousse Pie - A

Recipe by Nana Lee
READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • PREPARATION:
  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • In a medium bowl, combine pecans, brown sugar, and melted butter and mix well.
  • Press into 9" pie pan.
  • Bake for 8-9 minutes until just set.
  • Cool on wire rack until completely cooled.
  • In large bowl, combine cream cheese, cocoa powder, and 1 cup superfine sugar.
  • Beat until smooth and fluffy.
  • Then add melted chocolate chips and vanilla; beat until smooth.
  • In medium bowl, combine heavy cream and 2 tablespoons superfine sugar until stiff peaks form.
  • Beat a spoonful of this mixture into the chocolate mixture to lighten.
  • Then fold remaining whipped cream into chocolate mixture to combine.
  • Pour into cooled pie shell.
  • Cover and chill until firm, about 4-6 hours. Serves 8.