Holiday White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Mousse Pie

Happy Holidays!  This Holiday White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Mousse Pie is dreamy, light and creamy and what peppermint dreams are made of and will look lovely on your table.
Holiday White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Mousse Pie

Ingredients

  1. 1 Graham Cracker Crust, bought or home-made
  2. 1 and 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 10 graham crackers, full sheet
  3. 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  4. 1/3 cup granulated sugar

White Chocolate Peppermint Mousse

  1. 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  2. 12 ounces white chocolate chopped
  3. 1 8 oz block cream cheese softened
  4. 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract

Whipped Cream

  1. 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  2. 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  3. 1 tsp vanilla
  4. Topping
  5. Crushed candy canes

Instructions
Graham Cracker Crust

  • Use a prepared graham cracker crust or mix the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar together in a medium bowl until combined.
  • Once combined press the mixture into the bottom of the dish or pan and up the sides as far as you want it to go up, it will be thick and fits into a 9 - 10 inch pan.
  • Make sure the crust is pressed together tight, you can use the bottom of a measuring cup to press it down firmer.
  • Bake this crust for 10 minutes for 7-8 minutes at 350°F. Let cool all the way before adding filling.
  • You can also use the option of chilling the crust for 2 hours before using in your recipe.

White Chocolate Peppermint Mousse Filling

  • Over medium heat, in a saucepan, heat 3/4 cup heavy cream in saucepan until hot, almost to boiling, but not boiling, then remove from heat.
  • Stir in chocolate until it's melted and then stir in peppermint extract and let cool completely.
  • In a bowl, using mixer, beat 3/4 cup heavy cream until firm peaks form. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, using mixer, beat the cream cheese until whipped. Set aside.
  • Fold the cooled white chocolate mixture gently into whipped cream mixture until combined and then spoon into the cream cheese mixture and continue folding until mixed.
  • Pour into prepared graham cracker pie crust.

Whipped Cream & Toppings

  • Using an electric mixer, beat 1 1/2 cups heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
  • Add powdered sugar and vanilla extract.