Friday, October 2, 2015

Pink Squirrel Pie with Liqueurs (1977)

  • 24 almond macaroons, crushed
  • 24 marshmallows
  • 3 tbspns butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 oz white creme de menthe liqueur
  • 1 1/2 oz creme de noyaux liqueur
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • Red food coloring
Combine crushed macaroons and melted butter.  Press into a 9-inch pie place and bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes.  

In the top of a double-boiler set over boiling water, melt marshmallows in milk.  Cool.  Add food coloring and both liqueurs. 

Fold whipped cream into marshmallow mixture. Pour filling into prepared pie shell.  Chill or freeze.  

Garnish with additional whipped cream, if desired Serves 6 to 8.

(Origin - "Southern Sideboards" by the Junior League of Jackson, Mississippi, 1977. Recipe by Mrs. Wilbur H. Knight.)

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