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Mint Chocolate Chip Avocado Mousse Cups

Whip up these quick and easy little treats that don't need cooking. They're also gluten free, dairy free, and vegan.
Prep Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 medium ripe avocados. pits removed
  • 1/2 cup sugar in the raw
  • 1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder

Crumb Layer:

  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar in the raw
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips or cocoa nibs
  • fresh mint leaves

Instructions

Avocado Mousse:

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the avocado mousse (except cocoa powder) in a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth. Scoop about half of the mixture into a separate bowl and add the cocoa powder to the blender and pulse to combine.
  2. For the crumb layer, mix the coconut oil, vanilla, salt, and sugar in a small bowl. Add the almond meal and stir until evenly mixed.
  3. In small glass jars or bowls, layer the avocado mousse, chocolate avocado mousse, chocolate chips or cocoa nibs. and almond crumb mixture. Top each cup with some fresh mint leaves and store in refrigerator until ready to serve.