Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Frozen Maple Mousse Pie

A delicious maple recipe submitted by Dave Yeany!

Frozen Maple Mousse Pie


1-1/2 cups gingersnap cookie crumbs (about 30 cookies)
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

1/2 cup maple syrup
4 large egg yolks
2 tablespoons dark rum
1-1/3 cups heavy whipping cream
Additional gingersnap cookie crumbs


~Preheat oven to 350°.

~Combine cookie crumbs, butter, and confectioners’ sugar; press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. pie plate. Bake 8-10 minutes (or until lightly browned). Cool on a wire rack.

~In a double boiler, constantly whisk the maple syrup and egg yolks until mixture reaches 160°. Remove from the heat; beat mixture until thickened. Stir in rum.

~In a large bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form; fold into maple mixture. Spoon into prepared crust. Cover and freeze 4 hours or until set. Garnish with cookie crumbs.

~Makes eight servings.

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