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Pies- Chocolate pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mitzi McBride
Added: Friday, May 18, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 baked 9 inch pie shells.
1 qt. whole milk
2 c. half and half or 1 c. half and half & 1 c. heavy cream
2 Tbls. butter
3/4 c. sugar
3 egg yolks
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 c. corn starch
3/4 c. dark semi sweet choc. chips
1-2 squares unsweetend squares
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
whipped cream
Dash of Tabasco

Directions:
Directions:
Reserve 1 c. milk for the corn starch. Put the remaining milk on top of a double broiler. Add half and butter, half, heavy cream and 3/4 c. sugar. Cook until butter is melted and milk is scalded. (Scalded is till is mells like warm milk. Almost a skin but don't burn bottom. No lumps or brown.) In a bowl, whisk egg yolks till broken up. Add 1/2 c. sugar and salt. Whisk well. Slowly add to warm mixture. Stir for 1 minute. Allow to cook for 20 minutes. Stir occationaly. Mix reserved milk and cornstartch till no lumps. Sowly add to hot mixture. continue to stir for 2 minutes and every 5 minutes for next 20 minutes. Now should be pudding like. Pour in chocolate chips and squares. Stir till smooth. Stir in vanilla. Put in a dash of Tabasco sauce. Remove from stove. Keep in warm bowl. Pour into shells. Fill to rounded. cool on counter. Then put in the fridge for 3 hours with Saran wrap that has been sprayed with Pam. Decorate top with whipped cream stars and chocolate curls. My friend also decorates the top with standing Ghridelli squares.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
A while but it is totally worth it!
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mike's favorite recipe from Maren. She uses the frozen Marie Calendar's pie shells.

 

 

 

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