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Dark Chocolate Walnut Cranberry Mousse Pie

Dark Chocolate Walnut Cranberry Mousse Pie

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 40 mins
  • Bake 26 mins
  • Cool 1 hr
  • Chill 2 hrs

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  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup ground walnuts
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 9 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups dark chocolate-flavored ice cream topping
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen (thawed) cranberries
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 8 - ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • Cranberries and fresh mint


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, powdered sugar, ground walnuts, cocoa powder and salt; cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press mixture onto the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie plate.
  2. Bake in a 350 degrees oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until just set; remove to a wire rack. Increase oven temperature to 375 degrees . In a medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup of the chocolate ice cream topping, the 2 cups cranberries and chopped walnuts; spoon into the hot pie shell. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until cranberries just begin to pop open. Cool completely on wire rack.
  3. In a chilled medium mixing bowl, beat whipping cream to soft peaks; set aside. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth; gradually beat in 1/2 cup chocolate ice cream topping; fold in whipped cream. Spoon over pie. Chill at least 2 hours.
  4. To serve; stir remaining ice cream topping* and drizzle over pie. Add a garnish of cranberries and fresh mint.


  • * If necessary, place the 1/4 cup topping in a small microwave safe bowl and heat on 100% power (high) for 10 seconds.

Nutrition Facts

(Dark Chocolate Walnut Cranberry Mousse Pie)

Servings Per Recipe 8, cal. (kcal) 705, carb. (g) 63, pro. (g) 7, fiber (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 8, Potassium (mg) 299, iron (mg) 3, sodium (mg) 329, sugar (g) 37, chol. (mg) 107, Fat, total (g) 50, Monounsaturated fat (g) 10, sat. fat (g) 24, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, Folate (µg) 48, vit. C (mg) 5, Trans fatty acid (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 1215, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Thiamin (mg) 0, calcium (mg) 71

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