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No-Bake French Silk Pie

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8
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Cut the kitchen work in half with this no-bake chocolaty pie. MORE + LESS -

Heather Baird
September 18, 2014

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

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