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Chocolate Cookie Mousse Recipe

"I have family members who beg for this rich yummy dessert whenever I visit," notes Carol Mullaney of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "It calls for just four ingredients, and it's handy to keep in the freezer for a special occasion."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + freezing YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (15-1/2 ounces) Oreo cookies, divided
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • 1. Crush 16 cookies; sprinkle into an 8-in. square dish. Drizzle with milk. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine 2/3 cup cream and chocolate chips. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45 seconds. Stir; microwave 20-40 seconds longer or until chips are melted. Stir until smooth; cool to room temperature.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a bowl, beat remaining cream until soft peak form. Fold into chocolate mixture. Spread a third of the chocolate mixture over crushed cookies. Separate eight cookies; place over chocolate mixture. Repeat. Top with remaining chocolate mixture. Garnish with remaining whole cookies. Cover and freeze for up to 2 months. Thaw in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours before serving. Yield: 16 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 342 calories, 23 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 204 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.