No Bake Peppermint Pie

Gather the ingredients - * Instant vanilla pudding * Milk * Half-and-half * Peppermint extract * Red food coloring * Cool whip * Crushed candy canes

Place the oreo cookies into a food processor and pulse until finely ground.

Add the butter and pulse again until mixed throughout.

Press mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 9" pie dish, place into fridge while filling is prepared.

In a large bowl, add the pudding packets, milk, and half-and-half and mix until smooth.

Stir in the peppermint extract and a small amount of red color.

Gently fold in 2 cups of whipped topping.

Smooth the mixture into the prepared crust, then allow to chill for at least 4 hours.

Add the remaining whipped topping and garnish with crushed candy canes just before serving, if desired.

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