Decadent Chocolate Mousse Bars Recipe

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  1. To make crust:.
  2. Line a 9 x 13 cake pan with parchment paper.
  3. Melt milk chocolate in a double boiler.
  4. Stir peanut butter into melted chocolate. Place crushed corn flakes in a bowl and stir chocolate/peanut butter mixture over them, mixing well.
  5. Spread mixture evenly into prepared pan and cool in refrigerator.
  6. To make Mousse:.
  7. Melt semisweet chocolate in a double boiler. Cream butter and sugar in a mixer fitted with a paddle, beating until light and fluffy.
  8. Add sifted cocoa powder and mix well. Scrape down bowl and add chocolate.
  9. Continue mixing and add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  10. Fold in heavy cream that has been beaten to firm peak.
  11. Mix well to incorporate, leaving no white streaks in the chocolate.
  12. Spread mousse over crust.
  13. Chill about 2 hours, until set. Cut into desired size bars with a sharp knife dipped in hot water. (1 x 4-1/2 cuts will yield about 2 dozen bars)
  14. Place bars on a cooling rack that has been placed over a clean baking sheet. (Bars may be completed at this time or coated with ganache).
  15. If bars are soft, place rack in freezer until ganache is ready.
  16. To make ganache:.
  17. Melt chocolate in double boiler.
  18. Mix sugar and heavy cream in a small saucepan and bring mixture to a slow boil over low heat(be careful not to scorch the cream).
  19. Pour cream over chocolate and stir with a whisk to incorporate, making sure all the chocolate is melted.
  20. Strain mixture to remove any pieces of unmelted chocolate.
  21. Let cool for about 1 hour.
  22. Pour ganache over firm bars to coat. Refrigerate for 1 hour to firm ganache.
  23. The bars should be stored in the refrigerator.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 695.32 Kcal (2911 kJ)
Calories from fat 274.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30.45g 47%
Cholesterol 70.67mg 24%
Sodium 145.64mg 6%
Potassium 260.48mg 6%
Total Carbs 111.48g 37%
Sugars 96.74g 387%
Dietary Fiber 2.59g 10%
Protein 5.98g 12%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 58.8mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 376.74 Kcal (1577 kJ)
Calories from fat 148.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.5g 47%
Cholesterol 38.29mg 24%
Sodium 78.91mg 6%
Potassium 141.14mg 6%
Total Carbs 60.4g 37%
Sugars 52.42g 387%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 10%
Protein 3.24g 12%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 0.7mg 8%
Calcium 31.9mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.9
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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