The World's Best Chocolate Pie

Chocolate Cheese Pie
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  • 34 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 14 mins
  • Yield: 8 Servings
Ratings (20)

This pie is made extra tasty with baker's chocolate and homemade whipped cream topping.

What You'll Need

  • Pie:
  • 1 9-inch prepared graham cracker pie shell
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons flour (all-purpose)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks (slightly beaten)
  • 4 1-ounce squares Baker’s unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons butter (unsalted)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • Topping:
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Hershey’s cocoa

How to Make It

  1. Blend the sugar, cornstarch, flour, salt, and 1 cup of milk together with a wire whisk.
  2. Whisk in the remaining 2 cups of milk.
  3. Cook over medium heat for 8 to 9 minutes, until the mixture thickens, stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from heat and whisk in the egg yolks.
  5. Return to medium heat and cook, stirring constantly for 2 to 3 minutes more.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in the chocolate squares, butter, and the vanilla. Stir until smooth and all the chocolate is melted.
  1. Cool for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour into graham cracker pie and shell refrigerate for 4 hours.
  2. For the topping, beat the whipping cream until soft peaks form.
  3. Add the sugar slowly and beat until stiff peaks form.
  4. Spread onto the cooled pie.
  5. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of Hershey’s cocoa and serve.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 651
Total Fat 38 g
Saturated Fat 22 g
Unsaturated Fat 11 g
Cholesterol 163 mg
Sodium 315 mg
Carbohydrates 69 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 11 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)