Bobby’s Lighter Bob’s Peppermint Pie

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By Bobby Deen

79 Less Calories
30 mg Less Cholesterol

Ingredients:

20 chocolate wafer cookies, coarsely crushed Nabisco Famous Choc. Wafers - 1 cup crushed
3 tablespoons light stick butter
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1/4 cup cold water
1 (7 1/2-ounce) jar marshmallow crème
15 hard peppermint candies, crushed (1/2 cup)
2 tablespoons low-fat (1%) milk
1 1/2 cups fat-free non-dairy whipped topping

Directions:

Put the cookies in a food processor and pulse until finely ground. Add the butter and process until crumbly. Press the crumb mixture evenly onto the bottom and up the side of a 9-inch pie plate.

Soften gelatin in water 5 minutes; set aside. Combine marshmallow crème, candies, and milk in small saucepan and cook, stirring occasionally, over low heat, until candy melts, 5 – 6 minutes. Transfer the marshmallow mixture to a large bowl. Stir in the gelatin mixture until blended. Let cool to room temperature; fold in the whipped topping. Pour the mixture into crust. Chill until set, at least 2 hours.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Yield: 8 servings

Per Serving: 228 Cal (18% from Fat, 2% from Protein, 80% from Carb); 1 g Protein; 4 g Tot Fat; 2 g Sat Fat; 2 g Mono Fat; 45 g Carb; 1 g Fiber; 30 g Sugar; 14 mg Calcium; 1 mg Iron; 134 mg Sodium; 4 mg Cholesterol

Original recipe courtesy Paula Deen
Lightened Up recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen and the Paula Deen Test Kitchen

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hi! wink i was wondering if you could share the recipe for the chiken/grape salad-the one that is pictured on the croissant above? thanks! wink sandra
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I WISH I COULD COOK. COULD I COME WORK FOR JUST ROOM AND BOARD AT YOUR NEW RESTURAUNT IN PIGEON FORGE FOR THE SUMMER? I WENT TO COLLEGE NOT FAR FROM THERE - HIWASSEE COLLEGE. YOU WOULDN'T HAVE TO PAY ME, I WOULD WORK FOR FREE JUST FOR THE EXPERIENCE. TAMMY LEVAN 19 SPENCER WAY KINGS PARK, NY 11754 HAPPY EASTER! CHRIST IS RISEN!
TAMMY L LEVAN in A Basketful of Traditions on April 19, 2014 at 4:31 am

Hi Bubbles, You have some great tips. Can't wait to read your other blogs! Please give Aunt Peggy a big hug from me and here is one for you! (((HUGS))) See you in May!
Jaci Pardun in 10 Quick Household Tips on April 18, 2014 at 11:05 pm

Paula, I am glad to know that I am not the only person who makes Easter Baskets for their adult children and mail them across the United States. My Daughter lives in Long Beach, CA and I not only sent her a basket but her husband and my granddaughter Reese. We also buy special Russel Stover Bunnies for each child too. My husband has the list in his phone... Sara .. Cookies 'n Crème.... Sidney and Stephen.. Peanut Butter Etc. It one of my favorite things to do for my kids.. no matter how old they get. And passing it along to my Grandchildren. It's even more special to me knowing we share a family tradition. Blessings and Happy Easter!!
Sharon Cason-Card in A Basketful of Traditions on April 18, 2014 at 11:03 pm