Chocolate Cherry Mousse Bars
Author: Alyssa
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Delicious light and fluffy chocolate mouse with hidden cherries busting inside. This dessert is rich and creamy on top of an oreo crust and drizzled in chocolate. It will become an instant favorite with the first bite!
Ingredients
  • 20 Oreo Cookies
  • 5 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 Lucky Leaf® Cherry Pie Filling
Instructions
  1. To make the oreo crust: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8x8 inch pan with foil. In a food processor pulse the oreos until they are coarse crumbs. Mix with melted butter and press into the bottom of your pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  2. To make the chocolate mousse: Microwave 1 cup chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl stirring every 30 seconds until smooth. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer until smooth. Beat melted chocolate into cream cheese. Beat 1 cup whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold whipping cream and cherry pie filling into chocolate-cream cheese mixture until well blended. Spread over cooled crust. Refrigerate for about 1 hour or until set.
  3. To make the chocolate drizzle: Microwave 1 cup chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl stirring every 30 seconds until smooth. Drizzle melted chocolate on top of bars.
Recipe by The Recipe Critic at https://therecipecritic.com/chocolate-cherry-mousse-bars/