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Homemade Chocolate Pie Crust

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Switch up your pie crust by making this flaky chocolate pie crust! Great for cherry pie, double chocolate pie or even coconut pie!

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Ingredients

  • 1/8 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar, granulated or powdered
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 stick ice cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces 2
  • 3 tablespoons cold water

Details

Servings 1
Preparation time 35mins
Cooking time 35mins
Adapted from simplyscratch.com

Preparation

Step 1

Combine the flour, cocoa, salt and butter into a food processor and pulse until it's crumbly. Next add one tablespoon of water at a time, pulsing after each addition until it forms in to large clumps and resembles coarse wet sand.

Form into a round disc and wrap into plastic wrap or place into a quart-size re-sealable bag. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to let it rest.

Roll out dough evenly. Carefully roll the dough around your rolling pin and carefully lay it over either a 9 inch pie plate or a round tart pan.

If making a pie, trim the edges and leave an inch overhang. Fold the inch overhang underneath to form a rim and crimp with fingertips.

Bake according to your pie directions.

Note: For some fun try adding in a 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla, cinnamon and a pinch of cayenne for a Mexican hot chocolate pie crust!

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