Orange-Chocolate Mousse Pie

Orange-Chocolate Mousse Pie

Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 10 minutes, plus 3–4 hours in the refrigerator.
Yield: Makes 12 servings (serving size: 1/12 of the pie)

Ingredients:

7 chocolate graham crackers
4 teaspoons light butter, melted
Cooking spray
3 teaspoons orange zest
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice (about 1 orange)
2 tablespoons Grand Marnier
1 envelope of unflavored gelatin
1 (8-ounce) block fat-free cream cheese, softened
1 (8-ounce) block 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1 (14-ounce) can of fat-free sweetened condensed milk
¾ cup unsweetened cocoa
⅓ cup semisweet chocolate, melted
3 cups frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed, plus additional for garnish
Orange zest for garnish

Directions:

Step 1

Finely grind crackers in a food processor. Remove to a bowl. Add butter; mix well.

Step 2

Coat 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray; press crumbs into the bottom. Bake at 350º for 10 minutes. Remove and cool.

Step 3

Combine orange zest, juice, and liqueur in a microwave-safe dish. Add gelatin; set aside, for 10 minutes. Microwave on HIGH, 20 seconds.

Step 4

Combine mixture and next 5 ingredients in a bowl. Beat till smooth. Add 3 cups whipped topping; beat until color is uniform. Pour mixture into crust, cover; chill 3–4 hours. Serve with whipped topping and orange zest, if desired.

Nutritional Facts:

Per Serving: 259 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 4g; mono fat 2g; protein 9g; carbohydrates 40g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 16mg; iron 1mg; sodium 229mg; calcium 164mg.

Recipe courtesy of My Recipes.

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We’ve got half a box of graham crackers leftover from s’mores night- they’re not chocolate (unfortunately lol), but this would be a great way to use them up before they get stale! :grinning:

Thanks so much for the fun recipe, @Amethyst! :tangerine: :chocolate_bar: :pie: :yum:

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You’re welcome, hon! I thought it would be a good solstice recipe, what with the orange and all. Glad you liked it!

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You’re right! The citrus does add an extra burst of brightness to things- it’s a great dish for the solstice!

Happy Litha~! :sunflower: :tangerine: :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Happy Litha to you too! :sun_with_face:

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