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House of Plenty's Turtle Pie Recipe

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We combined some favorite ingredients for this pie and soon put it on the daily dessert menu.—Joan Gocking, Moundsville, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cups (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • Whipped cream and additional chocolate chips, pecans and caramel topping for garnish, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 428 calories, 27 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 224 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of chocolate chips and pecans into pastry shell. Pour caramel topping over chip and pecans; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine cream and remaining chips; cook and stir over low heat until smooth.
  3. Gradually beat into cream cheese mixture. Carefully spread into pastry shell. Chill until set. Garnish as desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as House of Plenty's Turtle Pie in Taste of Home December/January 1998, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 428 calories, 27 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 224 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 26, 2011

"I haven't made this yet but I used to work there and this as well as their Cherry Pie are my absolute favorite! Kathy is a culinary genius!:o)"

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Reviewed Apr. 27, 2010

"I made this for our anniversary and we ended up eating the whole pie in a few days! It tasted best cold and next time I'll try mini chocolate chips."

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