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Grasshopper Cream Cheese Torte Recipe

July 1st, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. crust

  2. 1/4cupbutter, melted
  3. 1tablespoonsugar
  4. 1 1/3cupsOreo cookie crumbs
  5. filling

  6. 1 (1/4 ounce)envelopeunflavored gelatin
  7. 1/2cupwater
  8. 3/4cupsugar
  9. 1 (8 ounce)packagecream cheese, softened
  10. 1/3cupgreen creme de menthe
  11. 1 (1 pint)containerCool Whip

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine butter, crumbs, and the 1 tablespoons sugar.
  2. Press 2/3 cup of the crumbs on the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Chill.
  4. Sprinkle gelatin over the water in a small saucepan and let stand 5 minutes to soften.
  5. Stir over very low heat until gelatin is dissolved.
  6. Let cool to room temperature.
  7. Beat cream cheese with remaining 3/4 cup sugar in a small bowl with an electric mixer until smooth.
  8. Gradually beat in gelatin mixture.
  9. Stir in creme de menthe.
  10. Reserve 1/2 cup Cool Whip for garnish; fold remainder into cream cheese mixture until no streaks of white remain.
  11. Pour half the filling into the crumb-lined pan.
  12. Reserve 2 tablespoons crumbs for the garnish and top evenly with the remaining crumbs.
  13. Pour remaining filling over the top.
  14. Garnish with remaining crumbs and rosettes of Cool Whip.
  15. Freeze until firm.
  16. (I freeze this over night).
  17. Remove the sides of the springform pan and allow at least 10 minutes out of the freezer before attempting to cut this.
  18. You may also use Andes Candies mints cut diagonally, inserted cut side down, into each rosette.

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