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Mint Chocolate Chip Mousse

posted by Julie Evink on December 4, 2013

Mint Chocolate Chip Mousse ~ Light and fluffy mousse flavored with Peppermint for the holidays!

Mint Chocolate Chip Mousse ~ Light and fluffy mousse flavored with Peppermint for the holidays!

 

Even though the counters are piled high with cookies and treats we always seem to think we need a dessert at our holiday gatherings! We could easily get by with just munching on all the treats but there is something about a festive dessert that tops off the meal. Or maybe I just have to uncontrollable sweet tooth. Now that I think about it it’s probably the latter of the two.

In fact now that I’m typing this I’m dreaming of a dessert I can try out on the family at Christmas. Knowing me it will be a festive Valentine’s Day treat since you know I am a blogger. At Thanksgiving I served a Mint dessert. Don’t worry I made a pumpkin one too! I’m always a little bit ahead of the game. Well, I try to be at least. Sometimes I have an epic fail and am scrambling at the last minute. #notpretty

Mint Chocolate Chip Mousse FG

I love how this dessert was light and fluffy but had the crunch from the chocolate chips and the surprise of being loaded with a peppermint flavor!

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I found this recipe inside the pages of the Gooseberry Hometown Christmas cookbook. I adore all of their recipes because they are simple, delicious and easy. All musts in my book! Here’s the lineup of the recipe book!

  • Breakfast with Santa – Tons of recipes special enough for Christmas morning breakfast!
  • Sledding Party Warmers – Stuffed full of soups that will warm the bellies of your guest right through the holiday season!
  • Old Fashioned Christmas Dinner – Recipes special enough to grace your table for the main event!
  • Open House …You’re Invited! – Brimming to the top with lots of appetizers and drinks for those fun holiday parties!
  • Tree – Trimming Treats – Lots of Christmas treats for everybody. I LOVED this section for quite obvious reasons!
  • Slow – Cooker Comfort Foods – I’m all about easy crock pot recipe so this was one of my favorites!
  • Coming Home for Christmas – All kinds of memories shared about coming home for Christmas

Wishing you had a copy just like me? Well it’s your lucky day! I’m giving one away just for you! Enter below and have a very Merry Christmas!

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Mousse

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Mousse

Ingredients

  • 1 (3.9 oz) package instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 (16 oz) container Cool Whip
  • 1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine pudding mix and milk; whisk for 2 minutes. Chill in refrigerator for 5 minutes, until soft soft.
  2. In a separate bowl mix together peppermint extract and Cool Whip. Fold Cool Whip and chocolate chips into pudding.
  3. Cover and chill until serving time. Serve in individual dishes garnishing with extra whipped topping and chocolate syrup.
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    Comments

  • Stephanie @ PlainChicken


    this sounds delicious! Definitely going to try it. Love mint chocolate chip anything!

  • Becca @ Crumbs and Chaos


    This is so dreamy!! A perfect holiday dessert :)

  • Chrissy


    These sound delicious! I love anything mint!

  • Tanya Schroeder


    You are too sophisticated for me Julie! I don’t think I’ve ever made a mousse, but clearly, I should!

    • Julie Evink


      Haha I wouldn’t go that far Tanya, but thank you!

  • Emily @ It Bakes Me Happy


    Oh Julie this looks divine! I love chocolate mousse, thanks for linking up at Showcase Your Talent!

  • Cathy@LemonTreeDwelling


    I feel like I could eat a LOT of this….and justify that it’s so light and fluffy, it’s okay! :)

  • Kelly @ Mostly Homemade Mom


    Oh my word Julie, I could eat the whole batch – mint and chocolate is my THING!

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