Basic Cream Pie Filling with Variations
Chill and top pie with whipped cream, if desired, when cold.
Makes enough for one pie.
German Chocolate - stir in 1 cup chocolate chips, top with german chocolate cake frosting and whipped cream.
Dark Chocolate - stir in 1 cup chopped dark chocolate, such as Hershey's special dark.
Peanut Butter - stir in 1 cup peanut butter.
Banana - stir in 2 sliced bananas and 1/4 teaspoon banana extract.
Coconut - stir in 1 cup coconut and 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract.
Pina Colada - stir in 1/2 cup coconut and 1/2 cup well drained crushed pineapple.
Rum raisin - stir in 1 cup raisins and 1 teaspoon rum extract.
Reese's - stir in 1/2 cup chocolate chips and 1/2 cup peanut butter.
Banana split - stir in 1 chopped banana, 1/2 cup drained crushed pineapple, 1/2 cup sliced strawberries. Top with whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate sauce and chopped nuts.
Hawaiian - stir in 1 sliced banana, 1/2 cup drained crushed pineapple and 1/2 cup coconut.
Cheesecake - stir 3 oz. softened cream cheese into hot filling until melted. Top cooled pie with cherry pie filling or other favorite fruit topping.
Stir in anything else that sounds good.