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Chocolate Mint Torte Recipe
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Chocolate Mint Torte Recipe

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This frozen treat comes together in a snap. I melt chocolate-covered mint candies and mix them into the creamy filling for refreshing flavor. A cookie-crumb crust and a sprinkling of extra mint candies make it fun any time of the year.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + freezing
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + freezing
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 27 Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 4 ounces chocolate-covered peppermint candies
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • Additional whipped cream and chocolate-covered peppermint patties

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 329 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 245 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine cookie crumbs and butter. Press onto the bottom and 1-1/2 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan. Chill for at least 30 minutes.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat candies and milk over low heat until candy is melted; stir until smooth. Cool for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Place marshmallow creme in a large bowl; gradually beat in mint mixture. Fold in whipped cream. Transfer to prepared crust. Cover and freeze until firm. May be frozen for up to 2 months.
  4. Remove from the freezer about 30 minutes before serving. Remove sides of pan. Garnish with additional whipped cream and candies. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Junior Mints.
Originally published as Chocolate Mint Torte in Quick Cooking November/December 2003, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 329 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 245 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 24, 2010

"I made this for a dinner party and all the guests loved it! I particularly enjoyed how I could make it ahead of time.

~ Theresa"

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Reviewed Nov. 30, 2008

"So very delicious! Just the right minty flavor and very light"

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