Recipe by NcMysteryShopper
I watched this years the National Pie Championships held by the American Pie Council(2006) and was just in awe at the creative recipes that were entered. This southern entry had the pickiest of judges raving. I have found conflicting information on who entered this pie...when I figure it out I will return with the right name.
Top Review by Hazeleyes
I made this for a New Years dessert....really good and minty! Chocolate and mint are hard to beat! I think it tasted even better after being in the fridge for a couple of days. I used a homemade oreo cookie crust, but a chocolate graham cracker crust would be good too. Thanks!
- 1⁄4 ounce unflavored gelatin (one envelope)
- 1⁄2 cup water
- 1 (7 ounce) container marshmallow creme (2 cups)
- 1⁄2 cup creme de menthe
- 1 1⁄2 cups whipping cream, plus more (to garnish) (optional)
- 1 cup crushed Andes mints candies, plus more (to garnish)
- 1 chocolate cookie pie crust
Directions See How It's Made
- In a saucepan mix the gelatin and water let sit 1 minute. Cook over low heat until dissolved, stirring constantly.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the gelatin mixture, marshmallow, and creme de menthe and mix well.
- Refrigerate until mixture mounds when dropped from spoon.
- In a separate mixing bowl, whip cream until soft peaks form. Fold whipped cream into gelatin mix.
- Add candies and mound into pie crust. Garnish with whipped cream and additional candies, optional. Refrigerate overnight.