Tin Roof Fudge Pie Recipe
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Tin Roof Fudge Pie Recipe

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"This delectable pie makes a great hostess gift for a holiday get-together or a wonderful ending to a meal for company," suggests field editor Cynthia Kolberg of Syracuse, Indiana.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8-10 servings


  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 20 caramels
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 cups salted peanuts
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream and salted peanuts, optional
  • 3 caramels
  • 5 teaspoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 612 calories, 44g fat (21g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 290mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 4g fiber), 10g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, melt chocolate and butter over low heat; stirring until smooth. Spread onto the bottom and up the sides of crust; refrigerate until the chocolate is set.
  2. For peanut layer, in a small saucepan, melt caramels and cream over low heat, stirring frequently until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in peanuts. Spoon into pie shell; refrigerate.
  3. For chocolate layer, in a microwave, melt chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring until smooth. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large bowl beat cream and vanilla until soft peaks form. Carefully fold a third of the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture; fold in the remaining whipped cream. Spread over peanut layer; refrigerate until set. Garnish with whipped cream and peanuts if desired.
  5. For topping, in a small saucepan, melt caramels, cream and butter over low heat. stirring until smooth. Drizzle over pie. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Tin Roof Fudge Pie in Taste of Home December/January 1999, p67

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kaylee47 User ID: 877664 57863
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2013

"This has to be the best pie ever.All my guests can't get over that I had made it..they thought that it came from the DQ..It tastes so much like the peanut butter parfait..It is excellant.We have company every summer from Ontario,and he requests this pie every year..Thank you"

kaylee47 User ID: 877664 24781
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2013

"This pie is so good..It tastes like you died and went to heaven..I have made this pie many times over the years..Nice to see it in print.."

mewolcott412 User ID: 875327 31168
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2009

"All I can say is EXCELLENT! This is a great pie, the sweet, the can't go wrong..."

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