House of Plenty’s Turtle Pie
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 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
- Sprinkle 1/4 cup of chocolate chips and pecans into pastry shell. Pour caramel topping over chip and pecans; set aside.
- 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.
- Gradually beat into cream cheese mixture. Carefully spread into pastry shell. Chill until set. Garnish as desired.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 428 calories, 27g fat (14g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 224mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.
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Mar 6, 2016
This is really good and very easy to make. I used fat-free cream cheese and a Keebler chocolate crust. The crust added a little crunch to the texture, and more chocolate never hurts. I'll definitely make this pie again.
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)
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.