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Fluffy Peppermint Pie

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 5 hr 55 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Enjoy this frozen pie made with peppermint candies – perfect for any holiday.

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
2
tablespoons sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
30
large marshmallows
1
can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
2
cups whipping (heavy) cream
3
drops red food color
2
teaspoons peppermint extract
1/4
cup crushed hard peppermint candies

Steps

  • 1 Mix cookie crumbs, sugar and butter. Press evenly in bottom and up side of ungreased pie plate, 9x1 1/2 inches.
  • 2 Place marshmallows and milk in large microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on High about 3 minutes, stirring once, until marshmallows are melted. Refrigerate about 25 minutes or until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from a spoon.
  • 3 Beat whipping cream, food color and peppermint extract in chilled medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff. Stir marshmallow mixture until blended; fold into whipped cream. Fold in crushed candies. Mound mixture into crust. Cover and freeze about 5 hours or until frozen. Cover and freeze any remaining pie.
  • 1 Mix cookie crumbs, sugar and butter. Press evenly in bottom and up side of ungreased pie plate, 9x1 1/2 inches.
  • 2 Place marshmallows and milk in large microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on High about 3 minutes, stirring once, until marshmallows are melted. Refrigerate about 25 minutes or until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from a spoon.
  • 3 Beat whipping cream, food color and peppermint extract in chilled medium bowl with electric mixer on high speed until stiff. Stir marshmallow mixture until blended; fold into whipped cream. Fold in crushed candies. Mound mixture into crust. Cover and freeze about 5 hours or until frozen. Cover and freeze any remaining pie.

Expert Tips

You can have a merry dessert in minutes by filling the crust for this recipe with your favorite softened ice cream and freezing. You may like to try one of these ice cream flavors: eggnog, peppermint bonbon, rocky road or pistachio. Serve with hot fudge sauce if desired.

Add a finishing touch to this pie by serving with a hard peppermint candy or a candy cane on each plate! Go all out by dipping the candy in melted chocolate.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
655
Calories from Fat
300
% Daily Value
Total Fat
33g
33%
Saturated Fat
20g
20%
Cholesterol
105mg
105%
Sodium
280mg
280%
Total Carbohydrate
81g
81%
Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
Protein
9g
9%
% Daily Value*:
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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