Candy Cane Pie

candy cane pie in 9 1/2 inch deep dish pie dish

Yields: 8 servings
Prep time: 30 min plus overnight storage
before serving

Ingredients:
• 30 Candy Cane Hershey Kisses
  (unwrapped and crushed)
• 20 Oreo cookies (crushed)
• ¼ cup of unsalted butter (melted)
• 1½ cup of heavy whipping cream
•12 ounces of plain cream cheese
  (softened)
• ¾ cup of powdered sugar
• 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
• ½ teaspoon of peppermint extract
• 3 drops of red food coloring
• 10 mini candy canes (crushed)
• 1 can of whipped cream (for topping)

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Deep Dish Pie Dish
 ceramic deep dish pie dish

 1. Place the Oreos in a bag and smash until well crushed. Do the same for the candy canes and the Hershey Kisses. (Do not combine just yet.)

2. Mix the oreos and the melted butter together. Then add the crushed up kisses. Stir well and press into the pie dish to form the crust.

candy cane pie crust in red deep dish pie dish

3. Using your hand mixer, beat the heavy whipping cream in the ceramic bowl until stiff peaks form (about 6 minutes.) Store the whipped cream in the refrigerator until needed.

4. Then beat the cream cheese until smooth.

5. Add the vanilla, peppermint extract, and the red dye to the cream cheese. Continue to beat with mixer until well incorporated.

mixing food dye into candy cane pie filling ceramic mixing bowl

6. Fold in the chilled whipped cream and ¾ of the crushed candy canes.
Mix well with a spoon.

7. Add this filling to your prepared Oreo pie crust. Put additional canned whipped cream along the edges of the pie.

add filling to pie crust deep dish red pie dish candy cane pie

8. Top with remaining crushed candy canes. Place in refrigerator overnight before serving.

9. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

ENJOY!