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Chocolate-Cashew Pie

Chocolate-Cashew Pie
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 5 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 8
This state fair pie contest winner will surely be a winner at your table, too. The chocolate-dipped cashews are an extra-special delight.
Updated May 5, 2021

Ingredients

  • 1 crust from 1 box (14.1 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Pie Crusts (2 Count), softened as directed on box
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup cashew halves
  • 10 whole cashews
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie plate; make a decorative edge on crust.
  • 2
    In large bowl, using whisk, beat corn syrup, 1/2 cup sugar, the melted butter, vanilla and eggs. Reserve 2 tablespoons chocolate chips. Stir in remaining chips and cashew halves. Pour into pie crust.
  • 3
    Place pie on middle oven rack; place sheet of foil on rack below pie in case of spillover. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until set and golden brown. Cool at least 4 hours.
  • 4
    In small bowl, microwave reserved 2 tablespoons chocolate chips on High 45 to 60 seconds or until melted. Dip large end of each whole cashew into melted chocolate. Place on wax paper-lined cookie sheet and refrigerate 15 to 20 minutes or until chocolate is set.
  • 5
    In medium bowl, combine whipping cream, 2 tablespoons sugar and the cocoa. Beat until stiff peaks form. Pipe whipped cream around edge of pie; garnish with chocolate-dipped cashews. Store in refrigerator.

  • If desired, omit unsweetened baking cocoa in whipping cream for a whiter dollop.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
780
Calories from Fat
400
Total Fat
45g
69%
Saturated Fat
21g
103%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
130mg
44%
Sodium
350mg
15%
Potassium
290mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
86g
29%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
41g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 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; 9 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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