Chocolate and Peppermint are the flavors of Christmas. Why not pot them together in a creamy Candy Cane French Silk Pie?
In the bowl of a stand mixer beat together the cream cheese, confectioner's sugar, and milk until smooth.
Move the cream cheese mixture to another large bowl.
Put 1-2 drops of Young Living Peppermint Vitality Essential oil on a plate. Then roll the bottom half of a toothpick in the oil then swirl the toothpick through the cream cheese mixture. Do this 4 times, with 4 separate toothpicks.
Stir in the crushed candy canes by hand.
Fold in the Cool Whip and the 2-3 drops of red food coloring.
Cover and place in the refrigerator to chill.
In a small bowl combine the granulated sugar and cocoa powder.
In the bowl of the stand mixer beat the cream at medium speed until foamy. Gradually add in the sugar mixture and beat until stiff peaks form.
Place the gelatin and cold water in a small bowl and let stand for 1 minute.
Pour the boiling water into the gelatin and stir until dissolved.
Gently stir the gelatin mixture into the mousse until fully incorporated.
Spread half of the mousse into the bottom of each pie crust.
Remove the candy cane mixture from the refrigerator and spread half of it on top of the mousse layers.
Carefully spread the remaining Cool Whip over the top of the pies.
Garnish with candy canes if desired.
Carefully cover the pies with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 6 hours before serving.
If you don't have Young Living Peppermint Vitality Oil, You can substitute 1/2 tsp of peppermint extract instead.