Extreme Grasshopper Pie

When I was a kid, I was variety of a freak virtually chocolate in addition to mint.  Mint chocolate chip H2O ice cream was the H2O ice cream flavor; at that spot were no others.

Thin Mints were my Girl Scout Cookie of choice.  And forget virtually it when Andes Mints were inwards the picture!  Besides the breadsticks, Andes Mints were my favorite business office virtually going to The Olive Garden.  I don’t fifty-fifty know if they nevertheless render Andes Mints at the goal of the meal, but if they don’t, they should.

And when it came to birthdays, I was non much of a cake eater, thus I real oftentimes asked my mom to brand grasshopper pie for my birthday dessert.  (Yes, span that alongside the mint chocolate chip H2O ice cream, in addition to it was a lilliputian over the top!)

While I’m non every bit much of a freak virtually chocolate in addition to mint every bit I used to be, grasshopper pie has ever remained ane of my favorites.  Since today’s basis is all virtually existence extreme, I idea I’d own got my mom’s grasshopper pie recipe to the adjacent flat alongside this Extreme Grasshopper Pie – a Mint Oreo crust, topped alongside a creamy mint chocolate ganache, covered alongside fluffy minty filling, in addition to topped alongside Andes Baking Chips.  Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 mint chocolate lover’s dream dessert!

This is a pretty straightforward recipe, but I’d tell if at that spot is a “tricky” part, it’s the whipped cream.  If y'all don’t own got a lot of experience whipping cream, it’s real tardily to over whip.  I own got over whipped when using a stand upward mixer to brand whipped cream.  And I intend that was because it simply seemed to a greater extent than hard to estimate the consistency of the cream.

Since that incident, I’ve gone dorsum to using my mitt mixer to whip cream.  Using a mitt mixer enables me to experience when the cream is getting thicker, in addition to it’s likewise a flake easier to run across how it looks.  For this recipe, nosotros desire to whip the cream until it’s a lilliputian stiff, thus a flake beyond the dainty creamy texture you’d by in addition to large run across inwards a whipped cream.


  • Crust
  • 16 Mint Oreo cookies roughly chopped or broken
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted in addition to cooled
  • Ganache
  • 8 ounces high character semisweet chocolate (chips are fine)
  • ½ loving cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ teaspoon mint extract
  • Filling
  • ½ loving cup milk
  • 20 large marshmallows
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • ¾ ounce crème de cacao liqueur
  • ¾ ounce crème de menthe liqueur
  • Topping
  • ¼ loving cup Andes Baking Chips
  • Chocolate syrup optional


  1. Crust
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Grind cookies inwards a nutrient processor until crumbs are a fine consistency.
  4. Sprinkle melted butter over crumbs in addition to pulse nutrient processor to contain butter completely.
  5. Spread the mixture into a 9-inch pie plate in addition to press crumbs into an fifty-fifty layer on the bottom in addition to sides of the pie plate.
  6. Bake the crust for 10 minutes in addition to permit cool completely.
  7. Ganache
  8. Cook the heavy cream in addition to chocolate inwards the transcend of a double boiler over simmering H2O until smoothen in addition to warm, stirring occasionally.
  9. When chocolate is thoroughly melted, stir inwards the mint extract.
  10. Spread ganache over the base of operations of the cooled crust at a thickness of virtually 1/4". You volition own got some left over.
  11. Filling
  12. Heat the milk inwards a large pot over medium-low oestrus until milk is simmering.
  13. Reduce oestrus to depression in addition to add together marshmallows. Stir until marshmallows are melted.
  14. Place pot inwards a bowl of shallow H2O ice H2O to chill.
  15. While the marshmallow mixture is chilling, whip the heavy cream until stiff.
  16. Fold the whipped cream into the chilled marshmallow mixture.
  17. Mix inwards the liqueurs until thoroughly combined in addition to no greenish streaks remain.
  18. Spread filling into the cookie crust over the ganache.
  19. Top alongside Andes Baking chips in addition to drizzle alongside chocolate syrup.
  20. Freeze pie until laid upward to serve. Remove from freezer around fifteen minutes prior to serving.

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