Today’s Chocolate Recipe: Minty Irish Chocolate Cream Pie

Ingredients :

1    x    baked 9 inch pie crust, cooled or 9 inch (9-ounce) extra serving size
graham cracker crumb crust
1/2      cup    cocoa
1 1/4   cup    sugar
1/3      cup    cornstarch
1/4      tsp    salt
2 3/4   cup    milk
3  tbl   butter or margarine
1 1/2   tsp    vanilla extract
1 1/2   cup    frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
About 18 small York Peppermint Patties (1 1/2 inches in diameter), divided
6   dsh  green food color

Method :

* Prepare crust:
Combine cocoa, sugar, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan. Gradually stir milk into dry ingredients. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to full rolling boil. Boil and stir one minute.

Remove from heat.
* Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour into prepared crust. Carefully press plastic wrap directly onto pie filling. Cool. Refrigerate 6 hours.
* Remove wrappers from peppermint candies. Remove plastic wrap from pie. Just before serving, cut 9 peppermint candies in half; place cut-side down at outer edge of pie filling, forming a scalloped edge. Finely chop remaining 9 candies and fold them into whipped topping with green food color, if desired. Spread pie with peppermint topping. Serve immediately; 10 servings.

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About Michelle :-)

Michelle Hoffmann is the owner, editor and publisher of The 24KaratMarketer Ezine – http://free24karatmarketer.com, an online publication that is dedicated to helping marketers, new and experienced, succeed in their online businesses. She is also a mother, writer, photographer and student. Yes, she does it all!

Posted on January 25, 2012, in Chocolate Recipes, dark chocolate and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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