Feeling lucky and wanting something sweet? Celebrate St. Patty's Day with this beginner-friendly Luck of the Irish Dessert Squares recipe, a mint chocolate dessert that's the perfect springtime treat. Featuring a fluffy chocolate mousse pie filling, a layer of creamy mint cream and a crunchy cookie crust, these green Luck of the Irish Dessert Squares are a festive way to accent your holiday.
Whip up this Minty Irish Chocolate Cream Pie if you need another delicious St. Patrick's Day dish for a party. It's brimming with YORK Peppermint Patties, which are equal parts refreshing and sweet!
Prepare Chocolate Crumb Crust.
Beat cream cheese in medium bowl until fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating until well blended. Add cocoa alternately with milk, beating until smooth. Gradually fold in 3 cups whipped topping; spoon mixture over crumb crust.
Stir together remaining 2 cups whipped topping, peppermint extract and food color in small bowl; spread over chocolate layer. Cover; refrigerate about 6 hours or until set. Cut into squares. Garnish with mint leaves, if desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover dessert.
Chocolate Crumb Crust: Combine 1 cup graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa and 5 tablespoons melted butter or margarine in small bowl; stir until well blended. Press mixture onto bottom of 9-inch square pan.
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