CHOCOLATEY EGGNOG PIE

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This pie was featured in Taste of Home magazine, but in a reduced-fat version. I say if you're going to eat pie, go for it! If it's chocolate, it just has to be decadent!
Photo: tasteofhome.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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CRUST:

1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/3 c
walnuts, chopped fine
3 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
baking cocoa
1/4 c
butter, melted

FILLING:

1/2 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 c
eggnog
2 1/2 tsp
unflavored gelatin
1/2 c
cold water, divided
2 Tbsp
baking cocoa
3/4 tsp
rum extract
2 c
whipped topping

How to Make CHOCOLATEY EGGNOG PIE

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a small bowl, combine flour, walnuts, brown sugar and cocoa. Stir in the melted butter. Press the mixture into an ungreased 9-inch pie plate. Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool on wire rack.
  • 2In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch, then stir in eggnog. Cook over medium heat, stirring until thickened and starting to bubble. Reduce heat to low, cooking and stirring 2 more minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 3In a small microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup cold water and let stand for 1 minute. Microwave on high for 20 seconds; stir and let stand 1 minute or until gelatin is dissolved completely. Stir into the eggnog mixture.
  • 4Divide the filling mixture in half. In a small bowl, whisk the cocoa and remaining water until blended; add this to 1/2 of the eggnog mixture. Stir the rum extract into the remaining half.
  • 5Refrigerate both mixtures, covered, until partially set.
  • 6Fold 2 cups of whipped topping into the rum mixture and spoon into the crust. Carefully spread chocolate mixture over the top. Refrigerate, covered, for at least 2 hours before serving. You may garnish with additional whipped topping and sprinkle with nutmeg if desired.

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About CHOCOLATEY EGGNOG PIE

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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