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German Chocolate Pie Recipe

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Added: Thursday, August 9, 2007


1/3 c flaked coconut
1/3 c brown sugar, firmly packed
1/3 c pecans, chopped
2 tbsp butter
9 inch baked pie shell
2/3 c sugar
21/2 c milk
1 tbsp butter
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 c flour
3 egg yolks
1 tsp vanilla
4 oz pkg german sweet chocolate, grated

Cook in a saucepan the butter, brown sugar, pecans and coconut; stirring to dissolve sugar. Spread in baked pie shell. Bake at 450 for 5 minutes. Cool.
Mix sugar and flour thoroughly. In a saucepan, heat milk to a scald then add broken chocolate pieces and stir. Add sugar mixture stirring constantly, until thickened. Beat egg yolks slightly, stir in a small amount of hot mixture and gradually stir this back into hot mixture. Cook no more than a minute longer, stirring constantly. Add butter, vanilla and salt; cool slightly and pour into the pie shell. Cover surface with plastic wrap. Chill at least 4 hours.




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