White Chocolate Mousse Bars

Treat yourself to a decadent chocolate bar made of three simple and delicious layers.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 36

Crust

1 1/2
cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs (about 26 cookies)
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted

Filling

3/4
cup whipping cream
1
cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz)
3
eggs
1/3
cup sugar
1/8
teaspoon salt

Topping

1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
tablespoon shortening

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 8- or 9-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray. In small bowl, mix cookie crumbs and butter with spoon; press firmly in pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat whipping cream and baking chips over low heat, stirring frequently, until chips are melted. Remove from heat. Cool 5 minutes. In large bowl, beat eggs, sugar and salt with wire whisk until foamy. Pour white baking chip mixture into egg mixture, stirring constantly.
  • 3 Pour filling over baked crust. Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until center springs back when touched lightly. Cool in pan on cooling rack 15 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, melt topping ingredients over low heat, stirring frequently.
  • 5 Spread topping over bars. Refrigerate uncovered until chilled, about 2 hours. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Want to make the special garnish in the photo? Spread melted white chocolate or vanilla-flavored candy coating in a thin layer on foil. Once firm, break into pieces.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.