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French Silk Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cathy Clement Pouliot
Added: Tuesday, September 12, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2/3 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
2 tablespoons cocoa
2 oz.semisweet chocolate, melted
1 box Nabisco chocolate wafers
1/2 cup melted butter

Directions:
Directions:
For the chocolate crust: Place the chocolate cookies in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade. Process until the the wafers reach a fine crumb stage. Add the melted butter slowly and mix well. Press the crust into a 9 -inch pie plate.

Add the cocoa to the melted chocolate and set aside to cool. Place the butter and sugar in the bowl of a mixer and beat until fluffy, about four minutes. Add the eggs one at a time and beat five minutes after the addition of each egg. Add the chocolate and beat well to incorporate. Pour into the 9 inch pie crust. Refrigerate at least two hours.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Very rich but worth it!

 

 

 

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