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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

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Fold in 3/4 cup whipped topping. Fold in 3/4 cup candies. Spoon into crust.
  • 2. In another bowl, combine extract and remaining whipped topping; add food coloring if desired. Spread over pudding layer; sprinkle with remaining candies. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or until set. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 336 calories, 16 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 331 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.