Grasshopper Pie

Preparation info

  • Makes

    6 to 8

    servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Cheese Biscuit Queen Tells All: Recipes, Remembrances, and a Little Riotous Behavior

The Cheese Biscuit Queen Tells All

By Mary Martha Greene

Published 2021

  • About

Grasshopper pie was one of the signature desserts served at the old Fort Sumter Hotel in Charleston. Before it was converted into condos in the 1980s, the hotel had an elegant restaurant called the Rampart Room that wrapped around the side that faced the harbor.

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