No Bake Candy Cane Pie
While this no bake protein pie isn’t the macro friendliest recipe you’ll come across, it’s a seriously tasty treat that’s perfect for the holidays. It reminds me of an ice cream pie that’s rich and creamy after a few minutes out of the freezer. And thanks to the pre-made Oreo crust, it’s ridiculously easy to make.
Since this recipe has protein powder, I’ll leave my standard recipe disclaimer. Protein powders are very different from one another. I used PEScience Select for this recipe, which is a blend of whey and casein protein. This blend creates a thicker texture than whey-only so if you’re using a different protein powder, you may need to add a bit more to get your pie filling consistency just right.
If you’ve never tried PEScience, I always like to suggest ordering samples to try a few protein powder recipes.
- 2 scoops (62g) Protein Powder
- 2 Tbsp (14g) Sugar Free Vanilla Pudding Mix
- 1 C (240mL) Skim Milk
- 4 oz Fat Free Cream Cheese, room temp
- 2 1/2 C 360g) Lite Cool Whip, divided
- 9" Oreo Pie Crust
- 1/4 C (40g) Crushed Candy Canes (about 4 small candy canes)
- Add the cream cheese to a stand mixer or food processor and gradually add the milk until smooth.
- Add the protein powder and pudding mix to the cream cheese and milk, mixing until smooth.
- Use a rubber spatula to fold in 1 C (144g) of the Lite Cool Whip, followed by 2 Tbsp (20g) of crushed candy canes.
- Pour the mixture into the Oreo pie crust and spread to the edges.
- Whip the remaining Cool Whip until it's spreadable and add on top of the pie. Top with remaining crushed candy canes.
- Freeze the pie until set, about 2-3 hours. If you go longer, you may need to thaw for 5-10 minutes before serving. Pro tip: Slice the pie into however many slices you'll want before re- freezing to make serving future slices easier.
Nutrition InformationYield 12 Slices Serving Size 1 Slice
Amount Per Serving Calories 195Total Fat 7gCarbohydrates 27gProtein 7g
What’s shakin’ bacon? I’m Mason, a personal trainer turned food blogger and current leader of the Proton Party. You can find me cookin’ up a storm over on Kinda Healthy Recipes or blogging with my wife on With the Woodruffs.
I got into the fitness industry in college while studying to become a Registered Dietitian. It didn’t take long to realize I was more passionate about preventative care and performance nutrition than medical nutrition therapy. That led to personal training, which turned into writing about training and nutrition. Which eventually evolved into creating healthy-ish recipes.
It’s been a fun ride, and I’m excited to lend an oven mitt to The Hungry Truth!