Easy Chocolate Cream Pie


Easy Chocolate Cream Pie

Three Cheers for Chocolate Cream Pie
Three Cheers for Chocolate Cream Pie

Three Cheers for Chocolate Cream Pie! This chocolate cream pie recipe is worth cheering for and is likely to earn a permanent spot on your holiday dessert table this year once everyone tastes just what this recipe has to offer. You may not think of chocolate pie as a holiday dessert, but what's keeping it from being such? Chocolate is always a hit as far as desserts are concerned, and pies are a staple around any holiday table. So we say, make room for this delectable chocolate pie this year and add a new favorite pie recipe to your list of holiday classics!


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 ounces dark chocolate chips
  • 1 chocolate cookie crust (purchased)


  1. For the filling, in a medium saucepan combine flour and sugar. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; add chocolate chips and stir until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat.

  2. Beat egg yolks with a fork. Gradually stir about 1 cup of the hot filling into the yolks.

  3. Return all to saucepan; bring to a gentle boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat.

  4. Stir in butter and vanilla.

  5. Pour the hot filling into cookie crust.

  6. Chill pie in the refrigerator for at least 12 hours. Top with whipped topping before serving.

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Being a hopeless chocoholic I knew I just HAD to make this Chocolate Cream Pie the instant I saw the title! Lol! The only amendment I made to the recipe was to make the cookie crust myself. We will have it for dessert tonight but I did have a little taste earlier - cook's prerogative! - and it tasted absolutely divine.

I did it. I made this recipe. Here is what it turned out like. Not too shabby huh? It looks exactly like the one the test kitchen made! That just proves how easy this recipe was to do and get right. It was truly decadent and delicious. The family kept wanting more.

Yummy! This chocolate cream pie looks fabulous. I'd love to try it. After watching the video it looks very simple to make. As an alternative I would make a Graham cookie crust which would give it a bit of a salty element. Served with some mocha flavored whipping cream would be such an indulgence!

Being an absolute chocolate addict, this chocolate cream pie looks incredibly delicious. I'm tempted to give this a try with a mix of dark chocolate chips with some of the Andes Creme de Menthe baking chips since I love the combination of mint and chocolate. I'd hold back a few of the Andes chips to use as a garnish on top of the whipped topping as suggested in the video.


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