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Grasshopper Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eleanor Gevelinger
Added: Thursday, January 25, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
24 large marshmallows, 1 c. milk, 2 T. creme de menthe (or 2/3 c. milk and 1/2 c. creme de menthe), 1/2 pint whipping cream.
Crust: 2 c. chocolate wafer crumbs, 1/4 cup +2T. butter.

Directions:
Directions:
Crust: Crush chocolate wafers and mix with melted butter. Press into pie plate.
Filling: Heat marshmallows and milk until marshmallows are melted. Add creme de menthe and whipping cream and pour into chocolate wafer crust. Refrigerate overnight.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This "retro" dessert was a favorite in the formative years of Eleanor and Ray's children.

 

 

 

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