White Chocolate Pecan Mousse Pie

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 367


1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated pie crust (1 crust)

2 tablespoons butter
2 cups chopped pecans
6 ounces (1 cup) vanilla milk chips or chopped white baking chocolate bar
1/4 cup milk
2 cups whipping cream
1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon grated chocolate or 1/4 cup chocolate-flavored syrup, if desired


Heat oven to 450°F. Prepare pie crust according to package directions for ONE-CRUST BAKED SHELL using 10-inch springform pan or 9-inch pie pan. Place prepared crust in pan press in bottom and up sides of pan. With fork dipped in flour, press top edge of crust to sides of pan. Generously prick crust with fork. Bake at 450°F. for 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely.

Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Stir in pecans. Cook until pecans are golden brown, about 6 minutes, stirring constantly. Cool at room temperature 1 hour.

In small saucepan over low heat, melt white vanilla chips with milk, stirring constantly with wire whisk. Cool at room temperature 1 hour.

In large bowl, beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Fold in sugar, vanilla, pecans and melted white vanilla chips. Spoon into cooled baked shell. Refrigerate 4 hours before serving. Just before serving, garnish with grated chocolate or chocolate syrup. Store in refrigerator.*

*TIP: Pie can be frozen. Let stand at room temperature 30 to 45 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Per Serving: Calories 470 Protein 4g Carbohydrate 270g Fat 39g Sodium 140mg

From "Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off® Cookbook." Copyright 2004 General Mills. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 12
Total Calories: 367
Calories from Fat: 293

This White Chocolate Pecan Mousse Pie recipe is from the Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off® Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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