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Family-Favorite German Chocolate Pie

 Family-Favorite German Chocolate Pie
This chocolate pie has been a holiday tradition in our family for generations, and it's just as popular now as when my grandmother made it years ago!
8-10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces German sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 unbaked deep-dish pie shell (9 inches)
  • 1-1/2 cups coconut
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped

Directions

  • In a saucepan, combine chocolate and butter. Melt over low heat.
  • Remove from the heat and blend in milk; set aside.
  • In a bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Beat in eggs and
  • vanilla. Blend in melted chocolate; pour into pie shell. Combine
  • coconut and pecans; sprinkle on top of pie.
  • Bake at 375° for 45 minutes. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 471 calories, 25 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 222 mg sodium,

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Family-Favorite German Chocolate Pie (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 59 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.