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Tin Roof Fudge Pie Recipe

Tin Roof Fudge Pie Recipe

"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 YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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