Chocolate Pudding-Peppermint Pie

Blogger Arlene Cummings of Cooking With Sugar shares a favorite recipe. Peppermint desserts are a favorite in our home during the holidays and, like peanut butter and jelly, peppermint and chocolate make a great combination. This pretty Chocolate Pudding Peppermint Pie is so simple to make the kids can help decorate it with the marshmallows and crushed peppermint.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
box (5 oz) cook-and-serve chocolate pudding and pie filling mix (not instant)
1 1/2
cups miniature marshmallows
7
peppermint candies, finely crushed
Peppermint candies, if desired for garnish
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate.
  • 2 While shell is cooling, make pudding according to package directions. Pour hot pudding into cooled baked shell. Let stand 2 minutes or until slightly set. Gently sprinkle marshmallows over top of pudding; sprinkle with crushed candies.
  • 3 Cover pie with foil, tenting foil slightly to prevent marshmallows from sticking. Cool 15 minutes then refrigerate at least 2 hours or until chilled. Decorate center of pie with 2 or 3 whole peppermints before serving, if desired.
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