Peppermint Pie

Peppermint Pie lite together with fluffy, elementary together with sweet, alongside all the flavors of the vacation season!

I’m sitting hither trying to come upwardly up alongside words to limited how I’m feeling correct now.  First of all I’m really excited to consummate this project.  There’s e'er a sense of accomplishment (and relief) whenever you lot complete anything you lot laid upwardly out to do.  52 pies inwards 52 weeks, done.  I’m also a picayune distressing because it has been a fun, creative, delicious journey.

Enough of the sappy recap!  (I’ll shipping service to a greater extent than sappiness alongside the pie recap coming Jan 1st.)
Let’s beak most this light, fluffy, pretty, peppermint pie!  Some of the pies I’ve made this twelvemonth were … uuhhh challenging; but this was non 1 of them.  This was together with hence elementary alongside solely a few tardily steps.  If you lot accept soft peppermints laying around subsequently Christmas this year, I know what you lot tin sack produce alongside them!

Start alongside a elementary homemade chocolate crumb crust.  I’ve e'er wanted to effort these chocolate wafer cookies inwards a dessert together with hence right away was my chance.  You come across Mrs. Claus stepped inwards to lend a hand, along alongside a picayune carbohydrate together with butter too.

Place the entire ix ounce bundle (minus 1 or two) of chocolate wafer cookies inwards the nutrient processor.

Add melted butter together with pulse until good mixed.
Press the crumb mixture into the bottom together with upwardly the sides of a 9-inch pie identify lightly greased alongside Pam.  Bake inwards a preheated 350 score oven for 7-8 minutes.  Allow the crust to cool to room temperature spell preparing the filling.

 alongside all the flavors of the vacation flavor Peppermint Pie

For the crust:
  • 1 9-oz bundle chocolate wafer cookies,
  • ⅛ loving cup granulated sugar
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • For the filling:
  • 1 envelope plainly gelatin
  • ¼ loving cup mutual frigidity water
  • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1 loving cup crushed soft peppermint candy, plus extra for garnish

  • 1 loving cup heavy whipping cream
  • ⅓ loving cup sifted powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla or peppermint extract
  • Crushed peppermint

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Add the chocolate cookies together with granulated carbohydrate to a nutrient processor together with pulse until crushed to a fine crumb.  Add the melted butter together with pulse until mixed.  Spray a 9-inch pie plate alongside Pam.  Gently press the crumb mixture into the bottom together with upwardly the sides of the pie plate.  Bake for 7-8 minutes.  Remove from the oven together with cool to room temperature.
  2. In a pocket-size bowl sprinkle gelatin over the mutual frigidity H2O together with laid upwardly aside to soften.  Measure ½ loving cup whipping cream inwards a pocket-size saucepan.  Add 1 heaping loving cup of the crushed peppermint candy.  Cook over depression estrus until all the candy is melted.  Remove from the estrus together with add together the softened gelatin together with peppermint extract.  Set aside to cool to room temperature.  Don't allow the mixture to cool likewise long together with run set.
  3. Beat 1½ cups of heavy whipping cream until potent peaks form.  Gently plication the peppermint mixture into the whipped cream until almost blended.  Spread the filling into the pie crust together with refrigerate until laid upwardly - most 2 hours.
  4. Garnish alongside additional sweetened whipped cream together with crushed peppermints every bit desired.  The extra crushed peppermint adds a expert sugariness crunch to this pie without making it overly sweet.  Garnish away!

(adapted from a recipe past times Paula Dean)

Peppermint Pie Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: First House