Pink Peppermint Pie with Chocolate Swirls

Elegant Pink Peppermint Pie with Chocolate Swirls is a festive choice for entertaining or special family meals. Bring out your inner artist by making festive swirls with the whipped topping. Great make-ahead option for entertaining.

Pink Peppermint Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (6 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 2/3 cup (5 fluid ounce can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, divided
  • 2 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 5 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon (8 to 10 drops) red food coloring
  • 2 cups thawed, frozen whipped topping
  • 1 (6 ounce) prepared 9-inch chocolate crumb crust

Instructions

  1. Heat morsels and 1/3 cup evaporated milk in small saucepan over low heat, stirring until morsels are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat; cover with plastic wrap and set aside.
  2. Combine marshmallows, remaining evaporated milk, water, salt, peppermint extract and food coloring in medium saucepan. Heat, stirring constantly, over medium-low heat, just until marshmallows melt and mixture is smooth.
  3. Remove from heat; transfer to a large bowl. Refrigerate for about 20 to 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes with wire whisk until slightly thickened, still fluid but not set.
  4. Gently fold in whipped topping until blended.
  5. Spread half the peppermint mixture into pie shell. Dollop with half the chocolate mixture. With a knife, swirl chocolate mixture in a figure-eight pattern. Repeat procedure with remaining peppermint and chocolate mixtures.
  6. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until firm.

Yield: 8 servings

Nutritional Information - Serving Size 1: Calories Per Serving 330 Calories from fat 140

% Daily Value *: Total Fat 15g 23% Saturated Fat 9g 45% Cholesterol 5mg 2% Sodium 210mg 9% Carbohydrates 46g 15% Dietary Fiber 2g 8% Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 6% Iron 6% Sugars 31g Protein 4g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Very Best Baking