Avocados are the secret ingredient to a rich, creamy and INSTANT chocolate mousse. 

"Holidays are the one occasion where it's worth it to spend a little more for convenience," Blais says, about splurging on ingredients like a store-bought pie crust.

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  • 8 avocados
  • 5 to 6 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1 store-bought graham cracker pie crust
  • Canned whipped cream


Serves: 6 to 8


Scoop avocados out of skins. Blend avocados, cocoa powder, and agave nectar in food processor until smooth. Pour into pie crust and top with whipped cream.