“Lucky you” mint pie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate mini morsels
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) evaporated milk, divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 prepared 9-inch (6 ounces) chocolate crumb crust
  • 1 pkg. (3.4 ounces) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 3 to 4 drops green food coloring (optional)
  • 1 container (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • Fresh mint sprigs (optional)

Directions:
MICROWAVE 1 cup morsels and 1/3 cup evaporated milk in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 45 seconds; stir until smooth. Stir in butter; pour into crust. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until cool to the touch.

MEANWHILE, BEAT remaining evaporated milk, pudding mix, water, peppermint extract and 3 drops food coloring in medium bowl until combined.  Gently stir in 2 cups whipped topping and additional drop of food coloring, if desired.  Spoon over chocolate layer.

REFRIGERATE for 2 hours or until set. Sprinkle with additional morsels. Spoon remaining whipped topping in center of pie. Garnish with fresh mint.

Nutrition Information per serving: 400 calories; 180 calories from fat; 21g total fat; 13g saturated fat; 1.5g trans fat; 20mg cholesterol; 280mg sodium; 50g carbohydrate; 2g fiber; 36g sugars; 5g protein; 0% DV vitamin A; 0% DV vitamin C; 10% DV calcium; 6% DV iron

Yield: 8 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Chilling Time: 2 hours 20 minutes

Courtesy of Family Features

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