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Apr 19, 2007 03:28 PM

Crust for Chocolate Mousse Pie

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.

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  1. 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

      And what do I do with the chocolate wafers?

      1. re: CindyJ

        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.

    2. 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

        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

          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

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