This Sunday is St Patrick's Day... time to pull your green out, people! If your family likes mint, they'll love this festive, green Grasshopper Pie...
- 1 pre-made deep chocolate crumb pie crust
- 24 large marshmallows or 1 container of Marshmallow Fluff
- 2/3 cup half-and-half
- 2 tbsps creme de menthe liqueur or 1 tbsp peppermint extract
- 2 tbsps creme de cacao liqueur or 2 tsps of chocolate extract
- green food coloring
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- a few Oreos, coarsely crushed
- whipped cream (optional)
Put marshmallows (or marshmallow fluff) & half-and-half in a large saucepan. Heat on low, stirring constantly, until just melted. Put saucepan in refrigerator or freezer until mixture is chilled (it should hold its shape when dropped from a spoon).
Once mixture is chilled, add both liqueurs or extracts & stir until completely combined. Add a few drops of green food coloring. Stir until completely combined. Put back in fridge.
Pour heavy whipping cream into large bowl & beat on high with electric mixer until stiff. Make sure your green mixture is thoroughly chilled, then gently fold the whipped cream & marshmallow mixtures together.
Pour filling into pie crust. Sprinkle coarsely crushed Oreos on top. Put in freezer until top sets, then cover with plastic wrap & return to freezer until completely frozen.
Remove from freezer about 10 minutes before you're ready to serve. Top with a dollop of whipped cream if desired.