I belong to several senior groups, and my Cocoa Pie always receives compliments when I bring it to their covered-dish luncheons. These days, I especially like recipes such as this one that are quick to make and require ingredients I have on hand.
Total TimePrep: 30 min. + chilling
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup baking cocoa
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2-1/2 cups boiling water
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 deep-dish pie crust (9 inches), baked
- Whipped cream
- In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, flour, cocoa and salt. Add water; mix well and cook until thickened. Remove from the heat; add vanilla and butter. Cool slightly. Pour into pie crust. Refrigerate. Garnish with whipped cream.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 241 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 257mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Cocoa Pie in Sweet and Scrumptious Chocolate