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Chocolate-Caramel Dream Pie Recipe

Chocolate-Caramel Dream Pie Recipe

Chocolate, caramel and cream cheese come together to produce a pleasing pie that's packed with lots of rich flavor. Guests will surely save room for dessert!— Anna Robb, Harrison, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups crushed crisp ladyfinger cookies
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 2/3 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups slivered almonds
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Additional heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • Chocolate stars for garnish if desired, optional


  • 1. Combine crushed cookies and butter; press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. pie plate. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 2. Spread Nutella over crust. In a large bowl, combine caramel topping and 2 tablespoons cream; stir in almonds. Spoon over Nutella layer.
  • 3. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar; stir in melted chocolate and vanilla until smooth. In a large bowl, beat remaining cream until stiff peaks form; fold into cream cheese mixture. Spread over caramel-almond layer.
  • 4. Sprinkle with remaining confectioners' sugar. Garnish with additional whipped cream and chocolate stars if desired. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe Note

Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Alessi crisp ladyfinger cookies. Kept refrigerated, this can be made the day before serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 901 calories, 67g fat (33g saturated fat), 151mg cholesterol, 287mg sodium, 73g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 5g fiber), 12g protein.

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MarineMom_texas User ID: 31788 220774
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2015

"I can't give this pie enough stars. It is beyond wonderful. Not only for every day but this would make a superb dessert for guests. I made one change. It called for crisp ladyfingers and since I could not find any, I used Nonni's Turtle Pecan Biscotti (6.88 oz. box) and used the entire box. Worked perfectly. I also used chocolate Nutella as the original recipe called for but you can use plain Nutella. I highly recommend this recipe as a Volunteer Field Editor for Taste of Home. Absolutely wonderful."

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