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Thursday
Nov252010

Jeff's French Silk Pie

Chilled and ready II

My good friend Jeff makes a delicious french silk pie around the holidays. Because it's an easy recipe, I wanted to share it here for others to try this holiday season.

Ingredients

1 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter
3 squares (3 oz) unsweetened chocolate
(melted & cooled)
1 tsp vanilla
Eggbeaters – equivalent of 3 eggs
1 ready to serve graham cracker pie crust
Approx. 4 oz of Cool Whip
Semi-sweet chocolate for garnish

Instructions

In a bowl beat sugar and butter with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy (beat for at least 5 minutes).

Stir in chocolate and vanilla.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating on high speed after each addition, scraping sides of bowl frequently.

Transfer to pie shell.

Cover and chill for 5 to 24 hours or until set.

Top with Cool Whip and chocolate curls. Make chocolate curls by warming a square of semi-sweet baking chocolate in the microwave a few seconds, then use a vegetable peeler to make curls. (You only need a little bit of chocolate, not a whole square.)

Enjoy!

Photo by Gwendolyn Richards

Reader Comments (1)

Made one of these pies this weekend and I have to say - easy and delicious. Give it a try sometime!

November 27, 2010 | Registered CommenterMike Rohde

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