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Cherry Almond Mousse Pie

Cherry Almond Mousse Pie- with a layer of chocolate on the bottom and a creamy almond and cherry flavored pudding filling, this no-bake pie is so scrumptious. It will be love at first bite.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword no-bake dessert
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Refrigerate 4 hours
Servings 8
Calories 510kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen deep-dish pie shell
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 (10-ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 (3.4-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • grated chocolate, optional

Instructions

  • Bake pie shell according to package directions.
  • In a small saucepan, combine unsweetened chocolate and 1/2 cup of sweetened condensed milk. Heat over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted.
    Stir in 1/4 teaspoon almond extract.
  • Pour chocolate mixture into pie shell. Set aside.
  • Set 8 cherries aside for garnish, and chop the remaining cherries.
  • Add cream cheese to a large bowl. Use a hand-held mixer to beat it until smooth and fluffy.
  • Add the remaining sweetened condensed milk and beat until smooth.
  • Beat in the water and then the pudding mix and remaining almond extract, beating until it starts to thicken.
  • Fold in whipped cream and the cherries. Transfer to the crust.
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • Garnish with chocolate and cherries and serve.

Notes

Note: Go ahead and whip the 1 cup of cream before you start making the filling.
If you don't want to go to the trouble of making the fresh whipped cream, you can sub 1 1/2 to 2 cups of Cool Whip.

Nutrition

Calories: 510kcal