white chocolate macadamia nut pie

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By JANET JORDAN
from BRISTOW, OK

This is the pie that my Grandmother made quite often. You could bet she made it for Christmas

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For white chocolate macadamia nut pie

  • GANACHE;
  • 3/4 c
    semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • FILLING;
  • 6 1/2 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    heavy cream + 3/4 cup whipped soft
  • 6 1/2 oz
    squares white baking chocolate melted
  • 1/2 tsp
    orange zest
  • 2/3 c
    chopped macadamia nut's roasted
  • 1
    pre-baked pie shell
  • GARNISH;
  • 1 1/2 c
    heavy cream whipped
  • 1/4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1-2 oz
    macadamia nuts chopped

How To Make white chocolate macadamia nut pie

  • 1
    GANACHE: Place chocolate chips in a bowl. Bring cream to a simmer over medium heat. Pour simmering cream over chips and stir until melted. Set aside.
  • 2
    FILLING: Beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Scrape bowl with spatula and mix in 1/3 cup heavy cream.
  • 3
    Add melted white chocolate, zest, nut's stir until incorporated. Fold in whipped cream. Spread in pie crust. Put in freezer till frozen
  • 4
    TO FINISH: Microwave ganache on LOW until it pours easily, but is NOWHERE near boiling!! Spread over top of pie.
  • 5
    Garnish with whipped cream around edges and sprinkle with chopped nuts over top. Chill and serve

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