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Grasshopper Pie

I only need six ingredients to whip up this fluffy and refreshing grasshopper pie. I usually make two of the minty treats for our family, since we're never satisfied with just one slice. —LouCinda Zacharias, Spooner, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 15 drops green food coloring
  • 24 chocolate-covered mint cookies, divided
  • 2 cups whipped topping
  • 1 chocolate crumb crust (9 inches)

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in milk until smooth. Beat in the food coloring. Coarsely crush 16 cookies; stir into the cream cheese mixture. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into the crust. Cover and freeze overnight. Remove from the freezer 15 minutes before serving. Garnish with remaining cookies.
Test Kitchen Tip
  • Cut 6 oz. from an 8-oz. brick of cream cheese for this recipe. Use the leftover on a bagel or celery for a great snack.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 piece: 357 calories, 16g fat (11g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 151mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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    • Heidi
      Mar 15, 2020

      This pie was delicious! I made it for some nursing home patients for St. Patrick's say. It was was very easy to make. I did add a bit of mint extract and I used a mixture of mint oreos and regular oreos instead of the cookies suggested. Two batches filled 3 store bought oreo crusts perfect. It Was a bit messy to cut and melted if sat out too long. Next time I will cut back on the milk so it sets better. Overall very good pie. It was a hit. I would definitely make it ag again!

    • xlsalbums
      Aug 10, 2019

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    • aidan
      Dec 14, 2018

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    • Cindy
      Apr 27, 2018

      This was delicious and easy I made just as directed. Jlrb the ingredients clearly lists a chocolate crust.

    • Cargram
      Apr 11, 2018

      Sounds great. Since I live alone, I will buy the smaller pie crusts and fill those so it will be easier for me to share with my friends and neighbors Think I will also use either the thin mints or the Girl Scout cookies.

    • lydiaroberts
      Mar 11, 2018

      My daughter loves it when I use thin mints for this pie. It's delicious! ??

    • Darla02
      Sep 13, 2017

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    • NanZim
      Mar 23, 2017

      This was simple to make and very flavorful.

    • Emily
      Mar 22, 2017

      Mine is in the freezer right now, serving it up tomorrow! Does not require much ingredients, easy to make. No bake. With this recipe you could easily make 2 pies with it.

    • luvdemgrits
      Mar 16, 2017

      Great easy recipe... Adding a dash of mint extract is also good.