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Crust for Chocolate Mousse Pie

CindyJ Apr 19, 2007 03:28 PM

I want to make a chocolate mousse pie for a chocoholic friend this weekend. I'm thinking about something made in a springform pan. Now, I'm NOT a baker, and I've never had success with regular pie crust. I've seen recipes for pie crust made from Oreos, but I'm not crazy about that idea. Can anyone help me out with a recipe for an easy, no-fail crust? Thanks.

  1. Becca Porter Apr 19, 2007 03:35 PM

    You can use chocolate wafers, like Nabisco's. Now I have never had these in my market, so I make my own...

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    1. re: Becca Porter
      CindyJ Apr 19, 2007 03:36 PM

      And what do I do with the chocolate wafers?

      1. re: CindyJ
        QueenB Apr 19, 2007 04:13 PM

        Crush them, mix with melted butter.

        Here's (in my opinion) the best chocolate mousse pie recipe ever. It's made in a springform with the chocolate wafer crust. You can use the crust technique and part of the recipe for your pie.


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      mojoeater Apr 19, 2007 03:37 PM

      I love Oreo crusts. But if you don't, I think a simple graham cracker crust would be nice.

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      1. re: mojoeater
        lipur Apr 19, 2007 03:55 PM

        chocolate Graham Cracker Crust:

        10 oz graham cracker crumbs
        5 oz butter (melted)
        2 oz sugar
        3 tbsp cocoa powder
        mix all together

        1. re: mojoeater
          lorettalockhorn Apr 19, 2007 03:56 PM

          Cindy, I would use chocolate wafers or Teddy Grahams. Crush and combine them with butter the same way that you do for a graham cracker crust, press into the springform pan, etc.

          1. re: lorettalockhorn
            Becca Porter Apr 19, 2007 04:14 PM

            Yes google "chocolate wafer crust", or just use any graham cracker recipe substituting chocolate wafers.

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