Recipe: Peppermint snow pie

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Recipe: Peppermint snow pie
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Ingredients:
CRUST
1 1/4 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs (8 crackers)
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/3 cup butter, melted
FILLING
1 envelope (7 grams) unflavored gelatin
2 tablespoons boiling water
1 can (12 fluid ounces) Nestlé Carnation Evaporated Milk
1 cup (6 ounces) Nestlé Toll House Premier White Morsels
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
1 container (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
1/2 cup coarsely chopped hard peppermint candies (about 24), divided
Directions:
PREHEAT oven to 375F. Grease 9-inch deep-dish pie plate.

FOR CRUST:
COMBINE crumbs and sugar in pie plate. Stir in butter. Press crumb mixture onto bottom and sides of plate.

BAKE for 8 minutes. Cool completely.

FOR FILLING:
PLACE gelatin in small bowl; stir in water. Let soften for 1 minute.

HEAT evaporated milk and softened gelatin in small saucepan over medium heat; stirring constantly with whisk until mixture is dissolved and hot. Remove from heat; stir in morsels and peppermint extract until completely melted and smooth.

POUR into medium bowl.  Refrigerate uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cool to touch.  Gently whisk in 2 cups whipped topping. Sprinkle 1/4 cup candies over bottom of crust.  Pour filling over pie crust. 

REFRIGERATE for 2 hours. Spread whipped topping over center. Sprinkle with remaining candies.
Yield: 8 servings

Have a great recipe?  Email michelles@heraldguide.com.




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