Friday, March 16, 2012

Grasshopper Pie for St. Patrick's Day!

this is the yummiest!....i have made this for st. patrick's day for many years now.  grasshopper pie is
a take on a drink served back in the 1950's and  it is a cinch to make.
1 Oreo Pie Shell (found in bakery section of food store)
1 (8 oz.) Philadelphia cream cheese, very soft (take out several hours prior to use)
1 can sweetened condensed milk
3 T. lemon juice
1/4 c. creme de menthe
1/4 c. creme de cacao
1 (4 oz.) frozen cool whip

Beat cream cheese til light and fluffy.  Slowly add small amount of condensed milk and continue beating.
Scrape bowl to incorporate all the cream cheese.  Then slowly add remaining condensed milk.  When
nice and smooth, add the lemon juice and the creme de menthe and creme de cacao.  Fold in cool whip.
Let chill in fridge 30 minutes.  Mound into pie crust and freeze for several hours or overnight.  Garnish
with Shaved Chocolate.  Serve right out of the freezer.   Enjoy!

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