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German Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

German Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

"This lovely light-textured pie is simple to whip up ahead of time yet looks and tastes like you fussed," assures Genise Krause of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. A convenient prepared pie crust holds the smooth chocolate filling.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 15 min. + freezing YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces German sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • Whipped topping, fresh mint and chocolate dessert decorations, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan over low heat, cook the chocolate and milk until chocolate is melted; stir until smooth. In a bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Stir in chocolate mixture. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into crust. Freeze until firm. May be frozen for up to 3 months.
  • 2. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving. Garnish with whipped topping, mint and chocolate dessert decorations if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 305 calories, 18 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.