Makes 8 servings
This refreshingly decadent mint and chocolate pie features a layer of rich chocolate ganache topped with a creamy mint layer and will quickly become a festive favorite.
1cup (6 ounces) NESTLE TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels, plus extra for garnish
1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLE CARNATION Evaporated Milk
1 tablespoon butter
1 prepared 9-inch (6 ounces) chocolate crumb crust
1 package (3.4 ounces) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
1/3 cup water
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
3 to 4 drops green food coloring (optional)
1 container (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
Fresh mint sprigs (optional)
1.Microwave 1 cup morsels and 1/3 cup evaporated milk in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 45 seconds; stir until smooth. Stir in butter; pour into crust. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until cool to the touch.
2.Meanwhile, beat remaining evaporated milk, pudding mix, water, peppermint extract, and 3 drops food coloring in medium bowl until combined. Gently stir in 2 cups whipped topping and additional drop of food coloring, if desired. Spoon over chocolate layer.
3.Refrigerate for 2 hours or until set. Sprinkle with additional morsels. Spoon remaining whipped topping in center of pie. Garnish with fresh mint, if desired.
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