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Green Themed Recipe: Green Monster Avocado Pie

Green Monster Avocado Pie

Ingredients

·         1 package (16.5 ounces) of refrigerated chocolate chip cookie bar dough, softened

·         2 medium avocados, pitted, peeled and chopped

·         1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, at room temperature

·         1 can (14 ounces) NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk

·         1/4 cup fresh lime juice

·         Pinch of salt

·         Whipped cream for garnish (optional)

Directions

1.       Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease 9-inch deep-dish pie plate.

2.       Press 20 squares of cookie dough* onto bottom and up side of prepared pie plate.

3.       Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown; flatten down with back of spoon to form pie shell. Cool completely on wire rack.

4.       Place avocados and cream cheese in large mixer bowl; beat on medium speed until smooth. Add sweetened condensed milk, lime juice and salt; beat until creamy. Pour into cooled cookie crust. Press a piece of plastic wrap directly on surface of pie; refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

5.       Remove plastic wrap. Slice and garnish with whipped cream.

NOTE: To store leftover pie, pr ess piece of plastic wrap over surface and refrigerate. The pie will brown and soften as it sits at room temperature.

*You will have 4 squares left over. Refrigerate for future use.