Old-Fashioned Chocolaty Pie

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min. + cooling


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 01, 2022
Rich and oh-so-chocolaty, this silky pie is a cinch to prepare. The mouthwatering filling and flaky crust are an unbeatable combination that's sure to make this pie one of your family's favorite desserts, too.—Nancy Horsburgh, Everett, Ontario


  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie crust
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 2-1/4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles


  1. Unroll crust into a 9-in. pie plate; flute edge. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Line crust with a double thickness of foil. Fill with pie weights, dried beans or uncooked rice. Bake on a lower oven rack or until edge is golden brown, 15-20 minutes. Remove foil and weights; bake until bottom is golden brown, 3-6 minutes longer or. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa, flour and salt; gradually add water. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Cook and stir until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in butter and vanilla.
  4. Pour into crust. Refrigerate 2-3 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 256 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.