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    Grasshopper pie was a favorite of Southern hostesses in the 1950s and '60s. We've updated the recipe, infusing the filling with fresh mint and adding coconut to the crust.

    Ingredients

    • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pie plate
    • 3/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut
    • 1 1/2 cups (about 25) crushed chocolate wafer cookies
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 1/2 cups heavy cream, chilled
    • 1 cup loosely packed mint leaves
    • 3 tablespoons green creme de menthe
    • 1 envelope (1/4 ounce) unflavored gelatin
    • 5 large egg yolks
    • 1 bar (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate, chilled
    • Freshly whipped cream, for serving (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 9
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 621 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 52 g 79.82%
    • Saturated Fat: 34 g 171.47%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 96 mg 31.89%
    • Sodium: 85 mg 3.55%
    • Calcium: 71 mg 7.13%
    • Potassium: 66 mg 1.87%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.59%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 24 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.87%
    • Sugar: 21 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 24.33%
    • Vitamin C 7.83%
    • Vitamin D 11.93%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
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    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
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