Chocolate-Strawberry Pie

Just three steps and you're ready to serve a stunning berry-chocolate tart. It's so easy with refrigerated pie crust!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
cup powdered sugar
3
tablespoons kirsch or water
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
to 2 pints (3 to 4 cups) whole strawberries

Glaze

3
tablespoons red currant jelly
2
teaspoons kirsch or water

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Bake pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate or 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Cool on cooling rack 15 minutes.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips and butter over low heat, stirring constantly. Stir in powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons kirsch and the cream cheese until well blended. Pour into pie shell. Arrange strawberries over chocolate mixture.
  • 3 In 1-quart saucepan, heat glaze ingredients until warm; spoon or brush over strawberries. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until serving time. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Bake pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate or 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Cool on cooling rack 15 minutes.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips and butter over low heat, stirring constantly. Stir in powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons kirsch and the cream cheese until well blended. Pour into pie shell. Arrange strawberries over chocolate mixture.
  • 3 In 1-quart saucepan, heat glaze ingredients until warm; spoon or brush over strawberries. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until serving time. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Any kind of chocolate will work in this recipe--try milk, dark or bittersweet.

A purchased strawberry glaze, usually found next to fresh strawberries in the produce section of your local grocer, can be used to glaze the fresh berries.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
24g
24%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.