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nothin' special chocolate pie

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

I have been craving something chocolate and my mother's chocolate pie began to call my name. Since I didn't have her recipe I decided to wing it and create my own this evening. Yum! It is so good. The memories it stirs are warm and fuzzy!

yield 6 or 8
prep time 1 Hr 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For nothin' special chocolate pie

  • 1-1/4 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/3 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 box
    jello instant chocolate pudding and pie filling
  • 2 c

How To Make nothin' special chocolate pie

  • 1
    In a small bowl, thoroughly combine first three ingredients
  • 2
    Place graham cracker mixture firmly into a 9-inch pie plate and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  • 3
    When the pie crust has cooled sufficiently, whisk together the pudding mix and the milk for about two minutes. As you whisk, the mixture will start to firm up.
  • 4
    Refrigerate the pudding mixture for about twenty minutes and then spoon it into the graham cracker crust.
  • 5
    Serve pie with whipped cream or Cool Whip topping and keep in refrigerator for up to a week.