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Lazy-Day Grasshopper Pie Recipe

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 YIELD: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

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.

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.