What Is Grasshopper Pie?


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Grasshopper pie is a desert that has a mint filling and a chocolate-based crust. Some recipes call for crushed chocolate as a topping. Other recipes call for an Andies candies topping.

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Grasshopper pie is not for the avid dieter. An average slice contains more than 330 calories. The high-caloric content is due to the ingredients used in the filling. The ingredients used for the base of the filling varies. Heavy cream and cream cheese are the most common ingredients used, and both are calorie dense.

The filling in grasshopper pie is usually bright mint green. Food coloring is used to add color to the filling.

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