Grasshopper Pie Recipe


This pie dates back to the late 50s and early 60s. However, at that time it was made using creme de menthe rather than mint essence and candies.

Serving Sizes: 6-8

Total Prep Time: 4hours 15mins

Grasshopper Pie Recipe

Ingredients: Grasshopper Pie Recipe

  • 1½ cups 2% milk (cold)
  • 1 (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 ¾ cups whipped topping (divided)
  • 4½ ounces mint candies (chopped, divided)
  • 1 (9”) chocolate crumb crust
  • ¼ tsp mint essence
  • 2-3 drops of green food coloring

Directions: Grasshopper Pie Recipe

  1. In a bowl, whisk the milk with the chocolate pudding mix for a couple of minutes.
  2. Stir in ¾ cup of the whipped topping.
  3. Fold in ¾ of a cup of the chopped mint candies.
  4. Spoon the filling over the crust.
  5. Add the remaining whipped topping to a second mixing bowl.
  6. Fold in the mint essence and one at a time, add a few drops of green food coloring until you achieve your desired shade of green.
  7. Spread the mixture over the pudding filling and top with the remaining mint candies.
  8. Transfer to the fridge, covered for 4-5 hours until entirely set.