Grasshopper Pie

  • Yield 8 servings

Serve this pie as a cool and refreshing summertime dessert.


2/3 cup milk, scalded
24 large marshmallows
1/4 cup creme de menthe
2 tablespoons creme de cacao
1 cup whipping cream
1 -- chocolate cookie crumb crust


  1. Combine the scalded milk and marshmallows in the top of a double boiler.  Place over simmering water.  Heat until the marshmallows are melted, stirring occasionally.  Remove from the heat.  Cool to room temperature.  Stir in the creme de menthe and creme de cacao.
  2. Beat the whipping cream until stiff peaks form.  Fold into the marshmallow mixture.  Spoon into the cookie crumb crust.  Freeze, covered, until firm.  Garnish with additional whipped cream and shaved chocolate.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Parkersburg’s Everything But The Entree (the Junior League of Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1999).




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