August 2, 2013

Frozen Grasshopper Pie

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On the Menu Today~
Frozen Grasshopper Pie

Want a pie that is light, minty,
creamy and refreshing?
Then this is the pie for you~

It's perfect after any meal or
on a hot summer evening~


During the holidays,
substitute green creme de menthe,
use a chocolate cookie crust and
garnish the pie with crushed candy canes
for a delicious and festive holiday dessert.



Frozen Grasshopper Pie

Ingredients
  • 1 (9-inch) ready made graham cracker crust or chocolate cookie crust
  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup creme de menthe or green creme de menthe
  • 1/4 cup creme de cacao
  • 4 ounces frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
  • garnish: whipped topping, shaved chocolate mint candy bar, crushed candy canes
Cooking Directions
  1. In large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy; gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Stir in lemon juice and liqueurs. Fold in whipped topping. Chill 20 minutes; spoon filling into crust.
  2. Freeze 4 hours or until set.
  3. Store pie in freezer.

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18 comments:

  1. Hi there, I'm Hanna! I'm co-hosting the Aloha Friday hop this week and just wanted to stop by, say hi and follow your blog :)

    http://www.violetlulu.blogspot.com

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  2. Hi Hanna! Thank you for stopping by today~ It has been awhile since I have been to the Aloha Friday Hop....been so busy with summer:) Thanks for the follow and I'm following you also~

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  3. That looks delicious! You're right about being light and perfect for summer :)

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    1. Hi~ Thanks for stopping:) I went a little crazy with the pictures but this pie turned out delicious and so refreshing~ Lynn

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  4. I love grasshopper pie, it's so perfect for summer!

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  5. The perfect summer pie!! Sounds and looks amazing!! ;)

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    1. Hi Jocelyn~ Yes, it is! Thanks for stopping by:)

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  6. Hi Ann~ This was the first time I made a pie like this and I keep asking myself, "What in the world was I waiting for!" I have to admit I fell love with this pie.........and that might be dangerous:) Lynn

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  7. This looks delicious, Lynn! Thanks for sharing! Have a lovely week :)

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  8. Hi Brenda~ Thank you~ Have a great week also:)

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  9. The texture on this looks so smooth & light! Thanks for sharing at Sweet & Savory Saturdays #24!

    ~Amber @ Dessert Now, Dinner Later!
    http://www.dessertnowdinnerlater.com

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    1. Hi Amber~ It is very smooth and velvety:) Thanks for stopping~

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  10. OH! YUM! This looks so delicious.. and perfect dessert after any meal. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday and I hope that you will join us again this coming week.

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    1. Hi Marly~ Thanks for stopping and I'll see you at Foodie Friends Friday!

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  11. This looks amazing! We would love you to share it at our Saturday Link Party! Tracy Madefrompinterest.net

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  12. I love this pie for the Christmas Holiday. For some reason it seems very festive. Thanks for bringing it to the Foodie Friends Friday Pie Party this week.

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  13. Thanks Joanne~ So do I:) You can use Green Creme de Menthe for a real festive look. Also you can decorate the pie with whole and crushed candy canes:)

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  14. This looks delicious. Makes me think of my grandmother who loved grasshopper pie. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday!

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