Quick and Easy Pie Recipes
French Silk Chocolate Pie Recipe


French Silk Chocolate Pie

1 Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crust (from 15-oz. pkg.)

3-oz. unsweetened chocolate, cut into pieces
1 cup butter, softened (do not use margarine)
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
4 pasteurized eggs or 1 cup refrigerated or frozen fat-free egg product, thawed

1/2 cup whipping cream, whipped, sweetened
Chocolate curls, if desired

Heat oven to 450 F. Prepare pie crust as directed on package for one-crust baked shell using 9-inch pie pan. Bake at 450 F. for 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled.

Melt chocolate in small saucepan over low heat; cool. In small bowl, beat butter until fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add cooled chocolate and vanilla; blend well.

Add eggs 1 at a time, beating at high speed for 2 minutes after each addition. Beat until mixture is smooth and fluffy. Pour into cooled baked shell.

Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Top with whipped cream and chocolate curls. Store in refrigerator.