Have a Slice of Scrumptious Chocolate Pie for Pi Day!

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Pi Day is coming!  On  March 14, (3.14) we celebrate all things pie!  And since my personal favorite pie is chocolate, I wanted to celebrate this fabulous day with 14 chocolate pie recipes, including one of my own.  Check out this fabulous collection of the most scrumptious, decadent, and creative ways to combine the words chocolate and pie!  (And yes, I snuck in a cheesecake, as well!)

 

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Chocolate Cream Pie with Pretzel Crust

Ingredients for chocolate pie filling:

  • 3 TBSP cocoa
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar 
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 TBSP butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 egg yolks

Ingredients for pretzel crust:

  • 1 1/4 cups crushed pretzels (not pulverized)
  • 6 TBSP melted butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

Directions:

  1. Prepare pretzel crust by mixing crushed pretzels, melted butter, and brown sugar together in a 9" pie dish.
  2. When mixed well, press down evenly, and up the sides of the dish, set aside.
  3. Mix cocoa, flour, sugar, milk, and butter in a sauce pan over medium heat.
  4. Whisk constantly until thick.
  5. Remove from heat. 
  6.  Add a bit of the hot mixture to egg yolks and whisk together.
  7. Add to mixture and cook over low heat for a few minutes while whisking.
  8. Stir in vanilla.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Pour chocolate filling into pretzel crust.
  11. Chill thoroughly, serve, and enjoy!

 

Which pie will you be enjoying this Pi Day?

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Gena is the mom of three boys, ages 5, 3, and brand new! She is the wife of a great man, a Christian, blogger, and former kindergarten teacher turned stay-at-home mom. They live in the Dallas/ Ft. Worth, Texas area.

Comments

  1. These all look amazing. All of them (and thanks for including mine in the list!). I loev me some chocolate. Shared everywhere for you – everyone needs to see these! Yummeh!

    Thanks for linking up at Wordy Wednesday! :)

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