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Creamy Chocolate-Mint Pie

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  11 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 2 hr 25 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Chocolate and mint are together again in a rich, tempting cream pie made easy in a frozen pie shell.

Ingredients

1
Pillsbury™ Pet-Ritz® frozen deep dish pie crust
1 1/4
cups milk
1
package (4-serving size) chocolate pudding and pie filling mix (not instant)
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
4
oz cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon peppermint extract
3
to 5 drops green food color
2
cups frozen (thawed) whipped topping
2
thin rectangular chocolate and green mints, unwrapped

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Bake pie crust as directed on package for One-Crust Baked Pie Shell. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, stir together milk and pudding mix; cook as directed on package. Continue cooking over low heat while adding chocolate chips, stirring until melted. Set aside.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, peppermint extract and 1 to 2 drops of the green food color until smooth. Gently fold in 1 cup of the whipped topping.
  • 4 Spread cream cheese mixture in shell. Top with chocolate mixture. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until set. To color remaining 1 cup whipped topping, in small bowl, stir together whipped topping and remaining 2 drops food color. Garnish pie with whipped topping. Chop mints and sprinkle over whipped topping. Cover and store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Bake pie crust as directed on package for One-Crust Baked Pie Shell. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, stir together milk and pudding mix; cook as directed on package. Continue cooking over low heat while adding chocolate chips, stirring until melted. Set aside.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar, peppermint extract and 1 to 2 drops of the green food color until smooth. Gently fold in 1 cup of the whipped topping.
  • 4 Spread cream cheese mixture in shell. Top with chocolate mixture. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until set. To color remaining 1 cup whipped topping, in small bowl, stir together whipped topping and remaining 2 drops food color. Garnish pie with whipped topping. Chop mints and sprinkle over whipped topping. Cover and store in refrigerator.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
(
Calories from Fat
260),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
29%
(Saturated Fat
18g,
18%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
35g
35%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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