Chocolate Mousse with Cranberry Sauce

A pretty, tart cranberry sauce complements the sweet, fudgy mousse in this outstanding dessert from Barbara Nowakowski of North Tonowanda, New York. Make it the day before the party—how convenient!

Directions In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir until smooth. In a small heavy saucepan, combine the egg yolk, 1/4 cup cream and corn syrup. Cook and stir over...


  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup cranberry juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 cup jellied cranberry sauce

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