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Easy Cocoa Mousse

 Easy Cocoa Mousse
"This airy, melt-in-your-mouth mousse has a light cocoa flavor that's so good," comments Donna Brooks of Jefferson, Maine. "It's simple to mix, then pop in the fridge while you're preparing the rest of your meal."
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1-1/4 cups fat-free milk
  • Artificial sweetener equivalent to 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-3/4 cups reduced-fat whipped topping, divided


  • In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand for 5
  • minutes. Cook over low heat until gelatin is dissolved.
  • In a blender, combine the milk, sweetener, cocoa and vanilla. Slowly
  • add gelatin mixture. Fold in 1-1/2 cups whipped topping. Spoon into
  • serving dishes. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Garnish with
  • remaining topping. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One 3/4-cup serving equals 81 calories, 29 mg sodium, 1 mg cholesterol, 10 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 3 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.