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peppermint pie / w chocolate butter fluff topping

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

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.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8 servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For peppermint pie / w chocolate butter fluff topping

  • 1 pkg
    unflavored gelatin (1 teaspoon)
  • 1/4 c
    cold water
  • 2 lg
    egg yolks, unbeaten
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    finely crushed peppermint candy
  • 1/2 c
    whipped cream
  • 1-2 dash
    red food coloring drops
  • 2 lg
    egg whites
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 9-inch pie shell or graham cracker crust, baked
  • 6 tsp
  • 2 oz
    unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    thawed cool whip

How To Make peppermint pie / w chocolate butter fluff topping

  • 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.

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