Fudgy Peanut Butter Mousse Cups
These holiday cookies taste as great as they look. These crisp cookie shells are filled with a mixture of whipped cream, peanut butter, and cream cheese-with chocolate both below and above.
Why This Recipe Works
Toasting the pecans in a skillet over medium heat intensified their flavor. Melting the chocolate for this recipe for Fudgy Peanut Butter Mousse Cups in the microwave prevented scorching—much easier and faster than a double boiler. Semisweet chocolate chips contain emulsifiers that allow them to melt and reharden more successfully than bar chocolate.
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