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Chocolate Cookie Truffle Pie

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 3 hr 0 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Doubly delicious with chocolate in both the crust and filling, refreshing slices of silky pie satisfy a sweet tooth.

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

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

To evenly press the crumb mixture into the pie plate, use the bottom of a dry measuring cup.

Don't own a double boiler? Place a small saucepan in a larger skillet or saucepan filled with 1 to 2 inches of simmering water.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
362.2
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25.4g
39%
Saturated Fat
13.3g
67%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
53.0mg
18%
Sodium
137.1mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
36.1g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
25.3g
Protein
3.1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0.20%
0%
Calcium
3.50%
4%
Iron
11.60%
12%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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