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Pretzel Fudge Pie

Enjoy this baked pie that’s made using pretzels and chocolate-vanilla mixture - topped with caramel and whipped topping.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 4 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

3
1/2 cups small pretzel twists
1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
3/4 cup butter or margarine, cut into pieces
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
2/3 cup granulated sugar
3
eggs, beaten
3
tablespoons whipping cream
4
1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
1/2 cups frozen (thawed) whipped topping
1/2 cup caramel topping

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In food processor, place 3 cups of the pretzels and 1/4 cup brown sugar. Cover; process until finely chopped. Stir in melted butter. Press mixture in bottom and up sides of ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave 3/4 cup butter and the chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until melted and smooth. Stir in 3/4 cup brown sugar and the granulated sugar. Stir in eggs. Stir in whipping cream, flour and vanilla. Pour into crust-lined plate.
  • 3 Bake 50 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely, about 3 hours.
  • 4 Coarsely crush remaining 1/2 cup pretzels. Top each slice of pie with dollop of whipped topping. Drizzle with caramel topping; sprinkle evenly with crushed pretzels.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In food processor, place 3 cups of the pretzels and 1/4 cup brown sugar. Cover; process until finely chopped. Stir in melted butter. Press mixture in bottom and up sides of ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave 3/4 cup butter and the chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until melted and smooth. Stir in 3/4 cup brown sugar and the granulated sugar. Stir in eggs. Stir in whipping cream, flour and vanilla. Pour into crust-lined plate.
  • 3 Bake 50 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely, about 3 hours.
  • 4 Coarsely crush remaining 1/2 cup pretzels. Top each slice of pie with dollop of whipped topping. Drizzle with caramel topping; sprinkle evenly with crushed pretzels.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This pie is very rich—like a brownie baked in pie crust. Dress it up with scoops of vanilla ice cream instead of whipped topping, if desired.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
557
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
30%
(Saturated Fat
18g,
18%
),
Sodium
503mg
503%;
Total Carbohydrate
72g
72%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.