Star Spangled Pie
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 1-1/4 cups chocolate chip cookies, crumbled
  • 1 package (8 ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 (1.69 ounce) packs M&M Milk Chocolate Candy (use only blue and red)
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) cool whip topping, thawed
  • 1 (9 ounce) Graham Pie Crust
  • Red, white and blue sprinkles
DIRECTIONS
  1. Crumble cookies. Set aside.
  2. In small mixing bowl beat cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice and vanilla on medium speed of electric mixer until fluffy. Fold in cookies, blue and red M&M's and whipped topping.
  3. Spread in crust. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or until set.
  4. Garnish with sprinkles.
  5. Store in refrigerator.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I saw a recipe similar to this one on Pinterest but I changed it up simply because the Rainbow Chocolate Chip Cookies didn't have blue M&M's in the cookie! It has the blue M&M on the package but that's it! I also added vanilla extract to the recipe and bought 2 packs of M&M's! This pie is so creamy and delicious! Next time I make it I'm going to use shortbread cookies in place of chocolate chip just because I'm not a fan of chocolate chips and I think shortbread cookies would be awesome in this! My family loves chocolate chips but I think this recipe doesn't need them since the M&M's are chocolate! It looked very festive for our 4th of July cookout!