Frozen Chocolate Pie with Cherry Sauce

Frozen Chocolate Pie with Cherry Sauce

Looking for a frozen dessert? Then check out this wonderful chocolate pie served with cherry sauce.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

8:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

Pie
1
(8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1
(14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
6
oz. semisweet chocolate, melted
1 1/2
cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
1
(6-oz.) graham cracker crumb crust
Sauce
2
cups frozen sweet pitted cherries or fresh sweet cherries, pitted
2
tablespoons sugar
1
cup water
1
tablespoon cornstarch
2
tablespoons cherry-flavored liqueur*
  1. Beat cream cheese in large bowl until smooth. Add condensed milk and melted chocolate; beat until creamy. Fold in whipped topping. Pour into graham cracker crust. Cover; freeze 8 hours or until firm.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine cherries, sugar and water; mix well. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. In small bowl, combine cornstarch and liqueur; blend well. Stir into boiling cherry mixture. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Cool 15 minutes. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  3. To serve, place pie in refrigerator for 30 minutes to soften slightly. Cut into wedges; place on individual dessert plates. Serve sauce over pie.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Note
*To substitute for liqueur, use 2 tablespoons apple juice plus 1/8 teaspoon almond extract.
Ingredient Substitution
For double the chocolaty flavor, use a chocolate crumb crust in place of the graham cracker crust.
Kitchen Tip
To easily cut this frozen pie, first remove it from the foil pan and place it on a cutting board. Use a broad long-bladed knife, such as a chef's knife, to cut the pie. Before each cut, warm the blade iwth hot water and wipe it dry.
Make-Ahead Tip
Because this pie requires freezing time, it's a perfect make-ahead dessert. Prepare the pie up to four days in advance. Once pie is frozen solid, seal it in a resealable plasticc freezer bag. Prepare the sauce up to four days ahead; cover and refrigerate it.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 580
    • (Calories from Fat 270),
  • Total Fat 30g
    • (Saturated Fat 17g,),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 270mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 69g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 58g),
  • Protein 8g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 2 Fruit;
    • 4 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 6 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.