Monday, December 3, 2007

Grasshopper Pie

Ingredients for crust
1 cup Bisquick baking mix
1/4 cup cocoa
2 Tbsp sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine softened
3 Tbsp. boiling water

1. combine baking mix, cocoa, sugar, and butter in small bowl. Add water; stir vigorosly until dough forms a ball and cleans the bowl. Dough will be puffy and soft.

2. Pat dough with lightly floured hands into 9 in pie pan, bringing up the dough to edge of pan.

3 Bake 8-10 minutes. Cool

Ingredients for Filling
1 envelop unflavored gelatin
1/3 cup cold water
1 cup chilled whipping cream
1/2 can of vanilla pudding (1 cup)
1/4 cup white creme de cocoa
1/4 cup green creme de menthe
Chocolate curls

Directions for Filling
Sprinkle gelatin on water in small saucepan to soften. stir over very low heat until gelatin is dissolved. In chilled bowl, beat cream until stiff. Blend pudding and liqueurs into whipped cream; fold in gelatin and, if you like, green food color. Pour mixture into pie shell. Chill at least 4 hours or until set. Just before serving garnish with chocolate curls.

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