Nutty crumbles of pecans and rich chocolate mousse team up to create the perfect dessert for any family gathering or holiday. This chocolate praline pie is the no-bake solution to creating a spectacular crowd pleaser without spending all day checking the oven.
Microwave butter in small microwave-safe bowl at High (100%) 1 minute or until melted. Add brown sugar, water and cornstarch; stir with whisk until smooth. Microwave at High 1 minute or until mixture comes to full boil.
Stir in chopped pecans; spread mixture on bottom of crust. Place crust in freezer while preparing filling. Prepare Chocolate Mousse Filling. Carefully spread filling over pecan layer.
Cover; refrigerate 3 to 4 hours. Garnish with pecan halves. Cover; refrigerate leftover pie.
Chocolate Mousse Filling:
Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in small cup; let stand 1 minute to soften. Add boiling water; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved and mixture is clear. Cool slightly, about 5 minutes. Meanwhile, stir together sugar and cocoa in medium bowl; add whipping cream and vanilla. Beat on medium speed of mixer, scraping bottom of bowl occasionally, until stiff. Add gelatin mixture; beat just until well blended.
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutritional advice.