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No-Bake French Silk Pie

No-Bake French Silk Pie
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Cut the kitchen work in half with this no-bake chocolaty pie. ...MORE+ LESS-

Heather Baird Heather Baird
November 16, 2017

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2
cups vanilla wafer cookie crumbs
1/3
cup butter, melted

Filling

2/3
cup granulated sugar
2
eggs
2
oz unsweetened baking chocolate
1/3
cup butter, softened
1 1/2
cups heavy whipping cream
1/4
cup powdered sugar
Chocolate curls or chocolate shavings

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, mix cookie crumbs and melted butter until crumbs are moistened and coated with butter. Press mixture in bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. Refrigerate 10 minutes.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, beat granulated sugar and eggs with whisk until blended. Cook over medium heat until instant-read thermometer reads 160°F. Mixture should thicken slightly and coat back of metal spoon.
  • 3
    Remove from heat; stir in chocolate until melted and smooth. Cool slightly; mix in softened butter until well incorporated. Let cool until just warm; stir occasionally as it cools.
  • 4
    In large bowl, beat whipping cream until it begins to thicken. Add powdered sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold half of the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture; pour into chilled pie crust. Top center of pie with remaining whipped cream. Garnish with chocolate curls or chocolate shavings.
  • 5
    Refrigerate until ready to serve. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

Expert Tips

  • Use chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs for a double chocolate French silk pie.
  • Chocolate sprinkles or miniature chocolate chips can also be used as a garnish for this pie.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
510
Calories from Fat
360
% Daily Value
Total Fat
40g
61%
Saturated Fat
23g
116%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
150mg
50%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
28g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 8 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • There’s no need to fuss with a crust! Instead, line your pie plate with crushed vanilla wafer cookies. They’re the perfect contrast to the smooth chocolatey French Silk filling and just the thing when you don’t want to turn on your oven. If you’re a real chocolate lover, you can swap vanilla for chocolate wafer cookies — and don’t forget to garnish with curls of chocolate and whipped cream. Ready to master more chocolate pie recipes.? How about homemade pie crust.? Betty’s got all the recipes, tips and tricks you need to master baking at home — forget the grocery store bakery!

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