The holiday season is in full swing and candy canes are a festive treat to enjoy, but when you bake them into this decadent Christmas Candy Cane Pie, you can almost taste the Christmas M-A-G-I-C in every bite!

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From Our Friends at Country Living

Ingredients

Crust
  • 25 chocolate Oreo cookies
  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 5 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
Filling
  • 12 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 (7.5-oz.) container marshmallow creme
  • 1 tbsp. peppermint extract
  • 1 1/2 c. heavy cream
  • 3/4 c. confectioners’ sugar
  • 6 drops red food coloring
Topping
  • 1 c. heavy cream
  • 1/4 c. confectioners’ sugar
  • Candy: crushed starlight mints

Directions

  1. Make the crust: Pulse cookies in a food processor until fine crumbs form, 10 to 15 times. Add salt and butter, and pulse to combine, 8 to 10 times. Press crumb mixture into a 9″ pie plate.
  2. Make the filling: Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth, 2 to 3 minutes. Add marshmallow creme and peppermint extract, and beat until combined. In a separate bowl, beat cream and sugar with an electric mixer on high speed until very stiff peaks form, 1 to 2 minutes. Gently fold cream mixture into cream cheese mixture. Gently fold in food coloring. (For swirls, add a few extra drops of food coloring before spooning filling into piecrust; do not mix in—just stir once and then spoon out of the bowl.) Spoon filling into prepared crust. Cover and chill at least 3 hours or up to overnight.
  3. Make topping: Whip cream and sugar with an electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form, 1 to 2 minutes; spoon over pie.
  4. Garnish with crushed mints.

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