Chocolate Mint Pie

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This pie has a chocolate cookie crust and an ice cream filling, but the creme de menthe meringue topping is what makes it special. It is a perfect St. Patrick's Day treat. Vanilla ice cream can be substituted for the mint chocolate chip.

2
2
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 9-inch pie

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups crushed chocolate sandwich cookies

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • 1 quart mint chocolate chip ice cream

  • 4 tablespoons creme de menthe liqueur

  • 1 cup crushed chocolate sandwich cookies

  • 3 egg whites

  • salt to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 2 teaspoons creme de menthe liqueur

  • cup white sugar

Directions

  1. Combine 1 1/2 cups cookie crumbs and melted butter or margarine. Press firmly over bottom and up the sides of a 9 inch pie pan. Freeze.

  2. Spread half of softened ice cream in crust. Drizzle 2 tablespoons creme de menthe and sprinkle 1/2 cup cookie crumbs over the ice cream. Repeat. Freeze till firm.

  3. In a clean bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Add salt and cream of tartar, and beat until slightly stiff. Gradually beat in sugar until peaks form. Fold in 2 teaspoons creme de menthe. Spread meringue over pie, and seal to edges. Freeze up to 24 hours.

  4. Just before serving, broil until top is golden.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

541 Calories
30g Fat
57g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 541
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 17g 83%
Cholesterol 120mg 40%
Sodium 268mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 42g
Protein 8g
Calcium 107mg 8%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 85mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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