- You can use Cool Whip in place of the whipped cream, but I just think fresh whipped cream tastes better.
- More or less peppermint extract can be used according to your tastes.
- Grate the chocolate over a microplane grater, held directly over the pie. Alternatively, you can use a box grater over a plate, it can be a little unwieldly when held over a pie.
grated chocolate for garnish