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Easy Grasshopper Pie Recipe

Easy Grasshopper Pie Recipe

This pie has become a Christmas classic in our family. Although now, I make it throughout the year! —Melissa Sokasits, Warrenville, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups cold 2% milk
  • 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2-3/4 cups whipped topping, divided
  • 1 package (4.67 ounces) Andes mint candies, chopped, divided
  • 1 chocolate crumb crust (9 inches)
  • 1/4 teaspoon mint extract
  • 2 drops green food coloring, optional


  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix 2 minutes. Stir in 3/4 cup whipped topping. Fold in 3/4 cup of the mint candies. Spoon into crust.
  • 2. Place remaining whipped topping in another bowl. Fold in extract and, if desired, food coloring. Spread over pudding mixture; top with remaining candies. Refrigerate, covered, 4 hours or until set. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 332 calories, 16 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 196 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.