Grasshopper Pie

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Appears in Cook's Country April​/May 2006

Today grasshopper pie means ice cream. But it started off as a mint and chocolate chiffon dessert based on a Prohibition-era cocktail. We went retro and brought back the original.

SERVES8

TIME55 minutes, plus 6¾ hours chilling

Grasshopper Pie

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For the mint-flavored crust in our Grasshopper Pie recipe, we crushed minty Oreo cookies. The food processor made quick work of this task, but smashing them with a rolling pin worked just as well. Two liqueurs lent an intensely minty flavor...

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