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Easy Cocoa Mousse

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

6 servings

"This airy, melt-in-your-mouth mousse has a light cocoa flavor that's so good," comments Donna Brooks of Jefferson, Maine. "It's simple to mix, then pop in the fridge while you're preparing the rest of your meal."

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1-1/4 cups fat-free milk
  • Artificial sweetener equivalent to 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups reduced-fat whipped topping, divided

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand for 5 minutes. Cook over low heat until gelatin is dissolved.
  2. In a blender, combine the milk, sweetener, cocoa and vanilla. Slowly add gelatin mixture. Fold in 1-1/2 cups whipped topping. Spoon into serving dishes. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Garnish with remaining topping.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 81 calories, 3g fat, 1mg cholesterol, 29mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate, 3g protein.

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