Jackson, "Mom, did you know me and Grandpa Vaughn are a lot alike?" "Why is that, Jackson" I ask. He replies with a smile, "Because grasshopper pie is our favorite! Can we make some?" SO...We did. How could I resist that sweet little boys request.
Making the crust
Mmmmm. Jackson should cook more often.
"When do we get to go outside and get the grashoppers to chop up and put in. Just kidding."
The best part.
Good to the last drop. It really is that good!
TRY IT SOMETIME-
GRASSHOPPER PIE- named for it's color, not what goes in it :)
1 1/2 cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup milk
1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract
About 12 drops green food coloring
1 jar marshmallow creme
2 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
Combine wafers and butter.
Press into 9" x 13" x 2" baking dish, reserving about 1/4 cup for the topping.
Filling: gradually add milk, peppermint, and food coloring to the marshmallow creme.
Mix well until blended.
Fold in whip creme and pour into pan.
Sprinkle on reserved crumbs.