How To Make Mint Chip Cheesecake Mousse
An incredibly light yet rich dessert that would have you craving for more! This cheesecake mousse with the delicate balance of mint chip is simply heavenly.
In a mixing bowl stir together crushed Oreos and butter, divide mixture among 8 small dessert cups and gently press into an even layer.
Add water to a small bowl then sprinkle gelatin evenly over top, let rest 5 to 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, pour heavy cream into a medium mixing bowl and whip until soft peaks form. Add ¼ cup of the powdered sugar and whip until stiff peaks form, set aside.
Add cream cheese to a separate mixing bowl and mix with electric hand mixer until smooth and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add remaining 1 ¼ cups powdered sugar and mix until combined.
Add in mint and peppermint extract, and food coloring if using and mix until combined, set aside.
Heat gelatin mixture in microwave on high power for 30 seconds then remove and whisk 1 minute to ensure it dissolves well.
Let cool 3 minutes then pour gelatin mixture into cream cheese mixture and immediately blend with hand mixer to combined.
Add whipped cream mixture and chopped chocolate to cream cheese mixture and fold just until evenly combined.
Pour mixture in batches into a piping bag and pipe mousse over Oreo crust layer. Chill for 3 hours.
Serve chilled and if desired pipe sweetened whipped cream over top, garnish with mint and chopped chocolate.
- Calories: 480.49kcal
- Fat: 34.36g
- Saturated Fat: 19.58g
- Trans Fat: 0.14g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 10.28g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.87g
- Carbohydrates: 41.99g
- Fiber: 0.89g
- Sugar: 34.89g
- Protein: 4.23g
- Cholesterol: 99.94mg
- Sodium: 198.51mg
- Calcium: 64.49mg
- Potassium: 139.55mg
- Iron: 2.70mg
- Vitamin A: 312.14µg
- Vitamin C: 0.31mg
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