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German Chocolate Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wil Wagner
Added: Thursday, June 26, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 package (4 ounces) German sweet chocolate
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1-1/2 cups milk
2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
TOPPING:
2/3 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter, cubed
1 egg, lightly beaten
1-1/3 cups flaked coconut, toasted
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Directions:
Directions:
In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Stir in vanilla; set aside.
In a small saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and milk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Gently stir in chocolate mixture. Spoon into pastry shell.
In a small saucepan, combine the evaporated milk, sugar and butter. Cook and stir until butter is melted and mixture just comes to a boil. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot liquid into egg; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
Remove from the heat. Stir in coconut and pecans. Pour over filling. Cool on a wire rack. Cover and chill for at least 3 hours. Refrigerate leftovers.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nutrition Facts
One serving: (1 slice) Calories: 549 Fat: 34 g Saturated Fat: 17 g Cholesterol: 117 mg Sodium: 265 mg Carbohydrate: 58 g Fiber: 1 g Protein: 8 g

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