Peppermint Pie / w Chocolate Butter Fluff Topping

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This pie made with gelatin, peppermint candy,and chocolate.
Serve with chocolate butter fluff topping is a great treat to serve to Santa with a great cup of coffee or tea.


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Serves:

6-8 servings

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 pkg
unflavored gelatin (1 teaspoon)
1/4 c
cold water
2 large
egg yolks, unbeaten
1 1/4 c
milk
1/2 c
finely crushed peppermint candy
1/2 c
whipped cream
1-2 dash(es)
red food coloring drops
2 large
egg whites
1/4 c
granulated sugar
9-inch pie shell or graham cracker crust, baked

CHOCOLATE BUTTER FLUFF TOPPING:

6 tsp
butter
2 oz
unsweetened chocolate, melted
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 1/2 c
thawed cool whip

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sprinkle gelatin over cold water. Stir to dissolve.
Combine egg yolks and milk and cook and stir over low heat until mixture coats a metal spoon. Pour over gelatin mixture. Add candy; stir until dissolved. Chill. When slightly thickened, fold in whipped cream and coloring. Beat egg white until foamy, then add sugar gradually, beating until peaks hold. Fold in gelatin mixture. Spoon into pie shell; chill until firm. Spread chocolate butter fluff on top and chill again.
2
Chocolate Butter Fluff Topping:
Cream butter thoroughly. Add sugar gradually; beat until light and fluffy. Add chocolate, vanilla. Beat for 3 minutes until smooth. Fold in Cool Whip blending until smooth and thick. Spread on chilled pie and refrigerate until set.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American