Creamy Chocolate-Mint Pie

Chocolate and mint are together again in a rich, tempting cream pie made easy in a frozen pie shell.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8

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
  • 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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