Mint-Chocolate Mousse Delight

recipe
Crème de menthe is a cool, minty liqueur. If you prefer not to use it, substitute 1/2 teaspoon mint extract.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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

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.

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

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2003
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