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Poinsettia Pie

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Category: Holiday, Pies

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Chocolate Wafer Crumbs
  • 6 tb Butter Or Margarine melted
  • 1/8 ts Peppermint Extract (opt)
  • 3/4 c Sugar, divided
  • 1 Env Unflavored Gelatin
  • 1/3 c Cold Water
  • 3 Eggs, separated
  • 1/3 c Creme De Menthe
  • 1/2 c Whipping Cream, whipped
  • Chocolate Leaves
  • 1 Round Yellow Candy


3/4 c White Chocolate Baking
-Bars Or Confectionery
-Coating, coarsely chopped
Red Food Coloring
3/4 c Semisweet Chocolate,
-coarsely chopped

Pastry Brush
6 md (or 8) Lemon Leaves *

* These Noxtoxic Leaves Are Available At Florist Shops.

Preheat oven to 350F. Combine cookie crumbs, butter and peppermint
extract, if desired, in small bowl. Press onto bottom and up sides of 9
inch pie plate. Bake 8 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

Combine 1/2 cup sugar and gelatin in small saucepan. Add cold water, let
stand 1 minute. Stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved.
Beat egg yolks in small bowl. Stir about 1/4 cup gelatin mixture into egg
yolks, return egg yolk mixture to saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring
constantly, until thick enough to coat the back of the spoon. Remove from
heat; stir in liqueur. Cool to room temperature.

Beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually beat in remaining 1/4 cup sugar;
continue beating until soft paks form. Fold into gelatin mixture. Gently
fold in whipped cream. Pour into cooled crust. Refrigerate until firm, 8
hours or overnight.

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