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Mint-Chocolate Mousse Delight

Mint-Chocolate Mousse Delight

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

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2003

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Chill: 2 Hours


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 240
  • Fat: 3.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Protein: 4.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.2g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 1.0mg
  • Sodium: 314mg
  • Calories from fat: 14%
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Calcium: 103mg

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