Chocolate Truffle Pie

Doubly delicious with chocolate in both the crust and filling, refreshing slices of silky pie satisfy a sweet tooth.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 3 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/4
cups chocolate cookie crumbs
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted

Filling

1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1/2
pint (1 cup) whipping cream
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
egg yolks

Topping

1/2
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
Unsweetened baking cocoa, if desired
  • 1 In small bowl, mix cookie crumbs and butter. In ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate, press crumb mixture in bottom and 1 inch up side.
  • 2 In double boiler set over hot simmering water, heat chocolate chips 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until melted and smooth. Gradually add 1 cup whipping cream, stirring constantly, until combined. Stir in vanilla and egg yolks until well blended. Cook over medium-low heat 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened and hot. Pour filling into crust. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or until firm.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat 1/2 cup whipping cream and the powdered sugar with electric mixer on high speed 1 to 2 minutes or until soft peaks form. Top individual servings with whipped cream. Dust with cocoa.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    125mg
    125%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    21g
    21%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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