Total Time
15hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 hrs

Pretty pretty! Great around Christmas time of course! Cooking time is actually a guess on chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 9 inches graham cracker crust (ready to use) or 9 inches chocolate graham wafer pie crust (ready to use)
  • 24 large marshmallows
  • 12 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 6 drops peppermint extract
  • 6 drops red food coloring
  • 1 cup whipping cream, chilled
  • 2 tablespoons peppermint candies, crushed


  1. In saucepan, over low heat, combine marshmallows and milk. Stirring constnat, just until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth.
  2. Remove from heat, add vanilla, salt, peppermint extract, and food coloring.
  3. Refrigerate, stirring occasionally, until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from spoon.
  4. Beat whipping cream in chilled bowl until stiff.
  5. Stir peppermint mixture, and then fold into whipping cream. Pour into crust and refrigerate at least 12 hours.
  6. Garnish with peppermint candy just before serving.


Most Helpful

This recipe is so easy and so yummy!! I also made it with the oreo crust and green food coloring, as well as a little extra peppermint extract. Instead of crushed candies I crushed grasshopper cookies on top. It tastes just like mint chocolate chip ice cream. Mmm!

MRitchie47 May 08, 2012

This is a divine recipe!! The crunchy crushed peppermint candy on top is awesome. I got this recipe from a friend many years ago and was going to post it myself but found it here. I always use a Chocolate Oreo crumb crust, and my recipe calls for 32 marshmallows and 1 1/2 cups whipping or heavy cream. (Other measurments are the same). The refridgeration time in step 3 is about 20 minutes. I like to use green food coloring instead of red for a contrast with the peppermint candy sprinkles. I also use more than 2 T of the crushed peppermint candies. Make sure you don't add the crushed candies until just before serving, otherwise the color will run off and they'll lose their crunch!

Ellee November 20, 2008

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