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Lucky You Mint Pie

Lucky You Mint PieFeel extra lucky (even if you’re not Irish) with this refreshingly decadent mint and chocolate pie. A layer of rich chocolate ganache topped with a creamy mint layer will quickly become a family favorite.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup (6 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1 tablespoon butter
1 (9-inch) prepared chocolate crumb crust (6 ounces)
1 (3.4-ounce) package vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
1/3 cup water
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
3 to 4 drops green food coloring (optional)
1 (8-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed - divided use
Additional NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels (optional)
Fresh mint sprigs (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until set. Sprinkle with additional morsels. Spoon remaining whipped topping in center of pie. Garnish with fresh mint.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrititional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 400 Calories from Fat: 180 Total Fat: 21 g Saturated Fat: 13 g Cholesterol: 20 mg Sodium: 280 mg Carbohydrates: 50 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 36 g Protein: 5 g

Recipe is the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.