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Chocolate Avocado Pie Bites

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Chocolate Avocado Pie Bites
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 14

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

Updated June 18, 2013
Pillsbury Pie Crust
Make with
Pillsbury Pie Crust

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • Top with a fresh mint leaf before serving.
  • Make the pastry cups up to a day in advance, and fill just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
5g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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