Chocolate Avocado Pie Bites

Avocado is the key to this creamy chocolate pudding that is lighter than traditional chocolate pudding. Kids will never know it's in there!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 14
 

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
2
ripe avocados, pitted and peeled
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4
cup real maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
1/4
cup milk chocolate chips, melted
1
teaspoon vanilla
Frozen (thawed) whipped topping, if desired

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  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Remove pie crusts from pouches; unroll on work surface. With 3 1/2- or 4-inch round cutter, cut 7 rounds from each crust; discard scraps. Fit rounds into 14 ungreased regular size muffin cups, pressing in gently.
  • 2 Bake about 8 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in food processor, place avocados, cocoa, syrup, milk chocolate and vanilla. Cover; process until smooth. Spoon mixture into pie cups. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes but no longer than 4 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped topping. Cover and refrigerate any remaining bites.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Remove pie crusts from pouches; unroll on work surface. With 3 1/2- or 4-inch round cutter, cut 7 rounds from each crust; discard scraps. Fit rounds into 14 ungreased regular size muffin cups, pressing in gently.
  • 2 Bake about 8 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in food processor, place avocados, cocoa, syrup, milk chocolate and vanilla. Cover; process until smooth. Spoon mixture into pie cups. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes but no longer than 4 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped topping. Cover and refrigerate any remaining bites.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Top with a fresh mint leaf before serving.

Make the pastry cups up to a day in advance, and fill just before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.