Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Dream Pie

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Betcha thought I was done with the Dream Pie Series, huh?  Nope!  I've got one more for you.  Actually this was last month, but I'm a little bit behind on posting all my yummies from December so I'll be posting them this month instead.

This {NO BAKE} pie is super easy and has a wonderful chocolate peppermint flavor. You could easily substitute Andes' Chocolate Mint candies for the peppermint ones that might only be available in the winter.  See, easy peasy!

Here's what you need:

For the crust:
25 Oreo's (I used the ones with the red filling, but any will do)
1/3 cup butter, unsalted and melted

For the filling:
16 oz. Cool Whip
8 oz. Cream Cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
40 Andes' Peppermint Crunch candy's (I think this comes in a bag like chocolate chips too)

In a food processor crush up the cookies until they resemble fine sand.  Don't worry about the filling, it sort of just disappears in the process.
Either pour into a bowl (if you like doing more dishes like I apparently do) and add the melted butter and mix until it resembles wet sand.  OR (like a smarty) leave the crushed cookies in the food processor, add the melted butter and pulse until it resembles wet sand.
Pour into a 9 inch pie dish and firmly press into the bottom and up the sides of the dish.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.

After the crust has chilled, cream the cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
Add the Cool Whip and mix until smooth.
Chop the Andes' Candies up into tiny pieces (dice) and pour into the filling mixture.
Mix to incorporate and pour into the chilled pie crust and cover with plastic wrap.
Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.
Remove from refrigerator 10 minutes before serving.
Slice and Enjoy!

Serves 8 - 10
Here's the handy printable - Peppermint Crunch Dream Pie 


  1. Another wonderful dessert!!
    I looooooooooove what I see here.
    We don't have here some of the ingredients but I can dream of eating a slice of this wonderful pie

  2. Goodness I'll take a very large slice right now.wowser!
    ~Jo @ LoblollyLane

  3. Yes. I would love a slice of this pie, thank you :)

  4. Oh goody! Another way to use thoe Ande's Peppermint Baking chips I so adore. And it isn't even Christmas. Thanks.

  5. Wow! That pie is amazing! I still have some of those Andes baking chips in my cupboard...I am excited now!!!

  6. Wow Michelle! That pie looks amazing & so easy to make too!

  7. Those Andes are my favorite and I always try to bake as many things as possible with them during Christmas time!

    (dropping in from GYB Hop :) )

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  9. Hi,

    This looks delicious.

    We are hosting our first party today and we would like to invite you to link up with us.

    The Busy Bee's,
    Myrna and Joye.

  10. Hi~ Dropping by from GYB! I love mint and pie any time of the year:) Now following on GFC, Linky and Bloglovin! Stop by for a visit~ Lynn H @ Turnips 2 Tangerines

  11. Oh. My. Goodness. This looks delicious, Michelle! I'll be pinning and sharing on my Facebook page!

    Also, thanks so much for linking up to the GYB Hop today!



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