Grasshopper Pie is a dessert that serves 8. One portion of this dish contains approximately 5g of protein, 33g of fat, and a total of 493 calories. This recipe covers 8% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Head to the store and pick up salt, clear creme de cacao, walnuts, and a few other things to make it today. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Dairy-Free Mint Chip Ice Cream Pie (aka Grasshopper Pie), Grasshopper Pie + 15 No Fruit Pie Desserts, and Grasshopper Pie.
Line a 9-in. pie plate with foil; set aside. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the chocolate chips, cream and shortening; cook over low heat until chips are melted. Stir in walnuts.
Pour into prepared pie plate; spread evenly over bottom and sides of plate. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set.
In a large heavy saucepan, combine the marshmallows, milk and salt; cook over low heat until marshmallows are melted, stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat; stir in creme de menthe and creme de cacao. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until slightly thickened.
Carefully remove foil from chocolate crust and return crust to pie plate. Fold whipped cream into filling; pour into crust. Refrigerate overnight.
Garnish with chocolate curls if desired.
Recommended wine: Wine, Alcoholic Drink, Ingredient, Lambrusco, Food Product Category, Cream Sherry, Vin Santo, Red Wine, Sherry, Port, Dessert Wine, Drink, Moscato, Menu Item Type, Sparkling Red Wine, Moscato Dasti, Late Harvest Riesling, Lambrusco Dolce, Late Harvest
Grasshoppier Pie works really well with Wine, Alcoholic Drink, and Ingredient. These wines are all sweet, which is important since wine should usually be sweeter than the food you're pairing with it. The Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino with a 4.8 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 80 dollars per bottle.
Poggio Antico Brunello di MontalcinoPoggio Antico's Brunello di Montalcino displays deep and intense ruby red color with a well developed and persistent bouquet, and increases in intensity with further bottle aging. It has a very clean nose, with hints of blackberry and licorice. In the mouth it is rounded and concentrated, with great vitality, yet elegant and harmonious, thanks to the particularly sweet tannins. It has a very long finish and ages gracefully under proper conditions.