Creamy Dark Chocolate Pie

Two kinds of chocolate and a crust made with high-fiber cereal make a delicious dessert, perfect for special times.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 5 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

2
cups Fiber One™ original bran cereal
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
tablespoon corn syrup
1
teaspoon vanilla

Filling

2 1/4
cups fat-free (skim) milk
1
box (6-serving size) chocolate pudding and pie filling mix (not instant)
1 1/2
cups dark chocolate chips

Topping

1/2
cup fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
Chocolate curls, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and finely crush with rolling pin or meat mallet until it resembles graham cracker crumbs (or finely crush in food processor).
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix crust ingredients until blended. Press crust mixture evenly and firmly in bottom and up sides of 9-inch glass pie plate.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until firm. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, cook milk and pudding mix over medium heat 5 to 8 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add chips; stir until chips are melted and smooth. Pour into medium bowl; cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until cold.
  • 5 Spoon and spread pudding evenly into crust. Refrigerate at least 4 hours until set. Top each serving with whipped topping and chocolate curl.

Expert Tips

Increasing the number of servings is an easy way to decrease calories and fat. Try 12 servings—then the pie should last longer, too!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
56g
56%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
34g
34%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.