Peppermint Mocha French Silk Pie

This updated version of the classic French Silk Pie is sure to be a hit with coffee and peppermint lovers. Using pasteurized eggs eliminates food safety concerns and allows everyone to enjoy this classic dessert.

  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 2 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
cup butter, softened (do not use margarine)
1
cup sugar
1
teaspoon peppermint extract
3
tablespoons instant espresso coffee powder or granules
4
pasteurized eggs*
Sweetened whipped cream, finely chopped chocolate chips or crushed peppermint candies, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips 30 seconds; stir. Continue to microwave in 15-second increments until chocolate is melted; cool. In large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in cooled chocolate, peppermint extract and coffee powder until well blended.
  • 3 Add eggs 1 at a time, beating on high speed 2 minutes after each addition; beat until mixture is smooth and fluffy. Pour into cooled baked shell. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving. Garnish with remaining ingredients as desired. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    510
    (
    Calories from Fat
    310),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    35g
    35%
    (Saturated Fat
    20g,
    20%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    160mg
    160%;
    Sodium
    370mg
    370%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    31g
    31%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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