No-Bake Mini Chocolate Mint Pies

From HERSHEY’s
Makes 16 mini pies

Have dinner in the oven but need a dessert? These no-bake mini chocolate pies are the answer. Use the microwave to melt HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Chips. Transform chocolate sandwich cookies into tiny pie crusts. Then top your mini chocolate pie bites with HERSHEY’S KISSES Candy Cane Mint Candies.

 

 

INGREDIENTS
10 chocolate vanilla cream filled sandwich cookies

2 Tbsps butter, melted

2 cups HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips

1/4 tsp peppermint extract

1 tub frozen whipped topping (8 oz), thawed

16 HERSHEY’S KISSES Brand Candy Cane Mint Candies

 


DIRECTIONS
1.Crush cookies in food processor or blender. Combine crushed cookies and melted butter. Press about 1 heaping teaspoon cookie mixture into 16 small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter), packing tightly. (Cups should be filled about 1/3 full).

2.Place chocolate chips in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at Medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred. Blend in peppermint extract. Gradually blend in whipped topping. Divide mixture into prepared crusts. Cover; refrigerate 3 to 4 hours or until firm.

3.With knife, loosen pies from cups and remove from pan. Remove wrappers from candy cane candies. Top each mini pie with candy piece. Store, covered in refrigerator.

 


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