nana's chocolate pie

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By Nancy Thomas
from Atlanta, TX

I've been making this pie for a few years now. Don't remember where I got the original recipe, but after a little tweaking here & there, it's a good pie. We don't care for Meringue, so I never make it, but my friend Amy Jones does, so the pic with meringue is her pie using this recipe. Ok, I finally remembered where I got the recipe from, lol. It is my Momma's, lol. (Photos by Nancy Thomas & Amy Jones)

★★★★★ 1 Review
method Bake

Ingredients For nana's chocolate pie

  • PIE
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa
  • 2 c
    half and half
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 4
    egg yolks (reserve whites for meringue)
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1
    9 in deep dish pie shell
  • MERINGUE
  • reserved egg whites
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar

How To Make nana's chocolate pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake Pie Crust until golden brown.
  • 2
    Mix cocoa, half and half, sugar, egg yolks, and Vanilla. Bring to a boil.
  • 3
    Mix cornstarch with a little water and add to the boiling cocoa mixture. Cook until thickened. Por into pie shell.
  • 4
    FOR MERINGUE TOPPING Beat egg whites and the 3 tablespoons sugar until a stiff peak forms. Place on top of pie & bake until lightly browned.

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