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Marshall Field's Frango Mint Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elizabeth (Fiala) Kerns
Added: Friday, November 30, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. Butter
2 c. Powdered sugar; sifted
4 oz. Unsweetened chocolate
4 Eggs
3/4 tsp. Peppermint extract
2 tsp. vanilla
10 vanilla wafers; crushed

Directions:
Directions:
Beat together butter and sugar in a large bowl until fluffy. In the top of a double boiler, melt chocolate. Add melted chocolate to butter mixture and beat thoroughly. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Fold in peppermint and vanilla extracts. Line 8″ pie tin with vanilla wafer crumbs (buttering tin will help them stick). Pour in filling and refrigerate 2 hours.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is very special to Matt and I because he proposed at Marshall Fields on December 3, 2005 in the Walnut room restaurant. We had Frango Mint Pie for dessert that night!

 

 

 

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