Chocolate Mousse Oreo Parfait

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Guess what I am sharing with you today?!!
I am sharing my famous Chocolate Mousse recipe!! Can I hear a “Woot, Woot”!! I can already feel the excitement building up. Well just read on…and you will get it!
I have been making this wonderful chocolate mousse for years. I make it for holidays, when we are invited over to a dinner party or just at home as a treat. This recipe is easy to make but please take notice that it needs time to stay in the fridge for a couple of hours before serving.

Last time I made it, I wanted to add a little “something, something”. I added some crushed Oreo layers. That was a gooood choice. Actually, this dessert was so filling that neither one of us could finish it. My favorite part of finishing it the next day was the whole Oreo cookie that I left on to covered in COOL WHIP Whipped Topping. I don’t know why, but the soggy Oreo covered in COOL WHIP was awesome!

Chocolate Mousse
8 oz semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup water (divided in two)
2 tbs unsalted butter
3 egg yolks
2 tbs sugar
2 cups of COOL WHIP whipped topping

For 2 Chocolate Mousse Oreo Parfaits:
2 cups  Chocolate Mousse
1 cup of crushed Oreo cookies
1/2 cup COOL WHIP for topping
2 whole Oreo cookies

1. In a double boiler (if you don’t have one, you can do it in a microwave just be careful and do it slowly), heat up the chocolate, 1/4 cup of water and butter. Keep stirring until the chocolate is melted. Set aside for about 10 minutes.

2. In a small, heavy sauce pan, on low heat, whisk together the egg yolks, sugar and remaining 1/4 cup of water. Cook, stirring, until the temperature reaches 160F, about 2 minutes. (Please make sure you are stirring and cooking it on low heat and don’t walk away…or… you will end up with sweet scrambled eggs!)

3. Slowly, whisk the egg mixture into the chocolate mixture.

4. Set the chocolate mixture in the saucepan on ice bed, keep stirring until cooled (5-10 minutes).

5. Very slowly and carefully, 1 cup at a time, fold in the COOL WHIP until all smooth and combined.

6. Cover the mousse and refrigerate for a couple of hours.

7. In a dessert cups, pour 1/4 cup crushed Oreo cookies on the bottom. Scoop about 1/2 cup of chocolate mousse on top. Sprinkle another 1/4 cup crushed Oreos. Cover with another 1/2 cup of chocolate mousse. Top-off with about 1/4 cup of COOL WHIP and sprinkle about a teaspoon of cookie crumbs.

8. Repeat the same with the second cup. Top each parfait with a whole Oreo.


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  1. says

    OMG – this looks fantastic. I love all of these things immensely and can only imagine how much more awesome they would taste combined. Thanks for sharing at our party this week.

  2. says

    Hi Lyuba,
    This is a lovely dessert that would be a winner here with our crew! Hope you have a Very Special Week End and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  3. says

    I absolutely love mousse and I have not made it since I lost track of how many egg whites to yolks I had counted out once, it is quite a delicate balance. Thanks for sharing this on foodie friday.

  4. says

    I love making parfaits! I am putting this one on my recipe list! Looks so good and pretty sure it taste great too!
    I have link party

    going on today. Would love for you to link-up!
    I love your blog title. That’s what I feel whenever I cook for the ones i love :)


  5. says

    Oreos and chocolate mousse….doesn’t get any better than that! We are so happy that you linked up to our “Strut Your Stuff Saturday” and we hope you see you back next week!! -The Sisters

  6. Daniel says

    How many desserts will this recipe make? I probably need like 10 dessert glasses.

    By the way, it looks DELICIOUS. I will be making this for my girlfriends birthday. I promised to bake her a cake, but I know that she will LOOOVE this. She really has a thing for Oreo-everything.

    • lyuba says

      Thank you, Daniel!
      It actually makes a pretty good about of mousse. I made this one time for Christmas and I used 12 champagne glasses. Depending on how big are your dessert glasses. I would estimate that the recipe would make 4-5 cups of mousse (mousse, not parfaits).


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