Lazy-Day Grasshopper Pie Recipe

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Carol Severson dazzles dinner guests with this eye-pleasing pie. "It's simple to put together the night before," she notes. "When I take it to church potlucks, people really clean up the pan fast."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + freezing
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + freezing
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 6 to 8 drops peppermint extract
  • 6 to 8 drops green food coloring
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 chocolate crumb crust (9 inches)
  • Shaved chocolate and additional whipped cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 242 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 132 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, beat marshmallow creme, milk, extract and food coloring until smooth. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon in the crust. Cover and freeze overnight or until firm.
  2. Remove from the freezer 20 minutes before serving. Garnish with shaved chocolate and whipped cream if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Lazy-Day Grasshopper Pie in Quick Cooking March/April 1998, p48

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 242 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 132 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

"Everyone loved it! Best part was that it didn't have any liquor in it for the little kids."

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2011

"Fairly quick and easy. The mint flavor is mellow and softened by the chocolate flavor in the crust. My family, who often doesn't like mint, liked this pie. The filling is firm but it doesn't freeze hard like some ice creams. You can eat it straight out of the freezer. This was so cool and refreshing on a hot summer day. It's great to enjoy peppermint outside of St. Patrick's Day or Christmas."

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