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Mint-Chocolate Mousse Delight

Prep time 10 mins
Chill time 2 hrs
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Crème de menthe is a cool, minty liqueur. If you prefer not to use it, substitute 1/2 teaspoon mint extract.

Ingredients

  • 8 reduced-fat cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies (such as reduced-fat Oreos), coarsely crushed
  • 2 1/2 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 (2.1-ounce) package chocolate sugar-free instant pudding mix
  • 2 tablespoons crème de menthe
  • 1 (8-ounce) container frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed and divided
  • 3 (1.5-ounce) chocolate-covered peppermint patties (such as York), chopped
  • 1/2 (1-ounce) square semisweet chocolate

Nutrition Information

  • calories 240
  • fat 3.8 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • protein 4.0 g
  • carbohydrate 40.2 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 1.0 mg
  • sodium 314 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • calcium 103 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle crushed cookies in bottom of an 8-inch square baking dish.

  2. Combine milk, pudding mix, and crème de menthe in a blender. Process until smooth. Pour into a bowl. Let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until pudding mixture thickens. Fold in half of container of whipped topping and peppermint patties. Spoon into prepared dish. Cover and chill 2 hours.

  3. Shave chocolate with a vegetable peeler to get 2 tablespoons chocolate curls. Spread remaining whipped topping over mousse, and sprinkle with chocolate curls.

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