Velvety chocolate cream pie

Velvety chocolate cream pie

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  • 1

    9-inch baked and cooled pastry shell (graham cracker crust may be substituted)

  • ¾

    cup sugar

  • cup cocoa

  • cup cornstarch

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • 3

    eggs, beaten

  • 3

    cups milk

  • ¾

    cup chocolate chips (dark or semisweet)

  • 3

    tablespoons butter

  • 2

    teaspoons vanilla extract

  • Whipped cream for topping

  • Prepare pie crust, cool


Stir together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan. Combine eggs and milk; gradually stir into sugar mixture, blending well. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with wire whisk, until mixture begins to thicken and just comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Add chocolate chips, butter and vanilla. Stir until chips and butter are melted and the mixture is smooth. Pour into prepared crust. Immediately press plastic wrap onto pie surface. Refrigerate three to four hours or until firm. Garnish with whipped topping.


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