Chocolate Truffle Pie

Chocolate Truffle Pie

Doubly delicious with chocolate in both the crust and filling, refreshing slices of silky pie satisfy a sweet a tooth.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

3:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

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
  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.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen 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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 350
    • (Calories from Fat 220),
  • Total Fat 24g
    • (Saturated Fat 14g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 80mg;
  • Sodium 125mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 21g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.