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Vegan, Dark, and Handsome Chocolate Pie

Another (rockin’) recipe in my 2015 Valentine’s Day recipe series. This Vegan, Dark, and Handsome Chocolate Mousse Pie is creamy and decadent, and completely dairy- and gluten-free. It is also no-bake, and comes together in a snap.  I am a confessed choco-holic, while my beau is more of a fruit ‘fficianado. For holidays like this, I admittedly get a bit sad that we won’t be sharing any chocolate-packed desserts. But if I adapt a glass half full approach, I do get this entire little pie all to myself. *cackle, cackle, cackle* And, guys, it’s already gone from my freezer. I ate the entire thing. The ingredients are all things I have in my pantry: oats, cocoa powder,  pecan butter (you can use almond / peanut butter as a sub), maple syrup, a touch of vanilla and sea salt, and some unpictured cashews and cornstarch. First, you make the crust, which is a mixture of pecan butter, oats, cocoa powder, and maple syrup and vanilla and press it into a small dish. My dish is approximately 6 inches …