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Chocolate Mint Cream Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Mint Cream Pie, by , is from Joyce Manwiller's Recipe Box, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Joyce Manwiller (from Taste of Home Christmas)
Added: Wednesday, October 10, 2007


2 cups crushed chocolate - covered mint cookies
3 - 4Tbs hot water
1 graham cracker crust (8")
1 pkg (3oz) cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
2 Tbs milk
1/4 tsp peppermint extract
1 carton (8oz) frozen cool whip thawed
6-10 drops green food coloring, optional

Set aside 2 Tbs cookie crumbs for garnish. In a bowl, combine remaining crumbs with enough hot water to make crumbs spreadable.
spoon over the graham cracker crust; spread out evenly; set aside; In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy; add the sugar, milk and extract; beat until smooth. Fold in the whipped topping.
If food coloring is desired, divide mixture in half and add coloring to one half. Alternately spoon mounds of plain and colored mixture into crust; swirl with a knife. Sprinkle with reserved cookie crumbs. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until firm..Yields 8 - 10 servings.




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