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No Bake Grasshopper Pie

Fluffy and fast No Bake Grasshopper Pie is sweet and light. This classic mint and chocolate combination makes a refreshing treat on a warm day.

This crunchy chocolaty Oreo crust and a minty mousse filling, is a perfect treat for any mint-chocolate lover. For some other minty desserts be sure to try Mini Mint Oreo Cheesecakes, and Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies.

Grasshopper Pie

What is Grasshopper Pie?

The grasshopper pie is named after the drink, the “grasshopper”. It was green and minty and now since this pie has the same characteristics it makes sense to call it a grasshopper pie.

I am definitely a mint and chocolate kind of girl at heart. “Grasshopper” is my go to flavor combination and this fluffy pie definitely hits the spot.

The kids are always Oreo fans and this happy green color makes it even more enticing. While it is definitely kid friendly, it is a “scrape the pie-pan clean” kinda treat for all ages.

Grasshopper pie filling

The Filling

Beat cream cheese until smooth, about 2 minutes.

Add marshmallow fluff, salt, peppermint extract, and food coloring. Mix until combined.

In a separate mixing bowl whip heavy cream and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form.

Using a rubber spatula, fold the freshly whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture.

Gently fold the chopped Oreo into the filling.

Oreo crust and filling for grasshopper pie recipe

How to Make Grasshopper Pie

Crust: In a medium mixing bowl, melt the butter on half power.  Add crushed Oreo and salt – toss to moisten crumbs. Press mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie dish or a 9-inch spring-form pan, set aside. 

Filling: Pour filling into the prepared crust.

Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 2 hours, preferably 4 or more

Topping: When ready to serve, make the topping. Beat the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract in a bowl until stiff peaks form. Spread on top of chilled pie. Garnish with chopped Oreo.

Serve cold!

Grasshopper pie recipe

Pie FAQ

What kind of crust?

  • Homemade (or pre-made for shortcut)
    • I’m pretty sure that you can buy pre-made Oreo crusts at a typical grocery store
    • If you want to make your own crust that is totally an option and we recommend making an Oreo crust because it will complement the filling the best. 

Toppings? A lot of people top this pie with chocolate shavings, chocolate chips, crushed Oreo, and/or whipped cream. 

Can you make it without peppermint or without creme de menthe? Some people actually use a combo of mint flavored cookies and green food coloring. You don’t necessarily need to use the actual mint liqueur. 

How to STORE and FREEZE? You can totally freeze grasshopper pie. Tightly wrap/cover the pie in foil and freeze for up to 3 months. Let it thaw in the fridge overnight and then let it sit on the counter for awhile before cutting it.

What else you can use creme de menthe for? Try our:

Easy Grasshopper pie

For more pie recipes, check out:

No Bake Grasshopper Pie Recipe

Fluffy and fast No Bake Grasshopper Pie is sweet and light. This classic mint and chocolate combination makes a refreshing treat on a warm day.
4.92 from 12 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 4 hrs
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 481kcal
Author: LifeMadeSimpleTeam
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Ingredients

For the crust:
  • 6 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 package Oreos (cookies only, discard the cream), finely crushed
  • pinch coarse kosher sea salt
For the filling:
  • 16 oz. (2 blocks) plain cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c. marshmallow fluff
  • 1 tbsp. peppermint extract
  • drop or two of green gel food coloring
  • 1/4 tsp. coarse kosher sea salt
  • 1 c. heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 c. powdered sugar
  • 4 mint Oreos, coarsely chopped
For the topping:
  • 1 c. heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 8 mint Oreos, roughly chopped

Instructions

  • In a medium mixing bowl, add the butter. Melt butter in microwave on half power. Add crushed Oreos and salt. Toss to moisten crumbs.
  • Press mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie dish or a 9-inch springform pan, set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer or a large mixing bowl with a hand mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth, about 2 minutes. Add marshmallow fluff, salt, peppermint extract, and food coloring. Mix until combined.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, using a stand mixer or a hand held mixer, whip heavy cream and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. Using a rubber spatula, fold the freshly whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture.
  • Genly fold the chopped Oreos into the filling. Pour into the prepared crust.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 2 hours, preferably 4 or more.
  • When ready to serve, make the topping. In the bowl of a stand mixer or a large mixing bowl with a hand mixer, beat the heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form. Spread on top of chilled pie. Garnish with chopped Oreos. Serve cold.
Nutrition Facts
No Bake Grasshopper Pie Recipe
Serving Size
 
1 serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
481
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
36
g
55
%
Saturated Fat
 
21
g
131
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
10
g
Cholesterol
 
111
mg
37
%
Sodium
 
237
mg
10
%
Potassium
 
114
mg
3
%
Carbohydrates
 
38
g
13
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
30
g
33
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
Vitamin A
 
1272
IU
25
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
68
mg
7
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Comments:

  1. 5 stars
    This pie is an absolute favorite for my family. It’s so easy to make and the chocolate mint flavor just can’t be beat!

  2. 5 stars
    I used peppermint oil since that’s what I had And only did 1tsp and it turned out to be too strong even though I cut Down. Any advice of how to balance the too strong mint flavor?

    1. Peppermint oil is VERY strong for sure! I would use peppermint extract if you have any on hand – it is not as strong as the oil. If you don’t have peppermint extract, use just about 3 drops of the peppermint oil and taste test it to see if it needs any more. Hope this helps!

    1. Hi Mary, just use the standard package, not the family size and not the party size. The current standard package is 14.3 oz.