The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Delicious Chocolate Pie

5.00 Mitt(s) 6 Rating(s)6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

8
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

Baby, let me tell you. This is one chocolate experience you’re not likely to forget.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces, weight Unsweetened Baking Chocolate
  • 1 cup Salted Butter, Softened
  • 1-½ cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 4 whole Eggs
  • 1 package Baked Pie Shell

Preparation

In small microwave safe bowl melt 4 ounces of unsweetened baking chocolate until stirrable (about 45 seconds on high). Set aside to cool.

In a large bowl with an electric mixer beat 1 cup (2 sticks) of regular (salted) butter and 1 ½ cups of white sugar until fluffy (about 1 to 2 minutes). When melted chocolate is cooled, drizzle it over the butter/sugar mixture. Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Beat the mixture thoroughly until combined (on a Kitchen Aid mixer, you will be using the whisk attachment).

Turn your mixer to a medium speed and over a period of 15 to 20 minutes add in the four eggs, one at a time, leaving about 5 minutes between each egg addition. Once the pie filling is well mixed, pour it into the baked pie shell, scraping every last speck of it out of the bowl. Smooth out the pie filling and place pie in the refrigerator to chill for at least two hours (preferably longer).

Plop a heap of whipped cream and garnish with a few chocolate curls if you’re feeling sassy.

5 Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Profile photo of mnmamajen

mnmamajen on 3.10.2011

My daughter wanted chocolate pie for her 17th birthday and this is the one we tried. Oh MY! We all thought this was fantastic and even better the second day.

Profile photo of Tiffany

Tiffany on 4.28.2010

This pie was easy to make and delicious. It was gone within minutes. Thanks Ree.

Profile photo of Karenpie

Karenpie on 1.24.2010

I’ve made this pie twice in the last week! I put my own twist on it and added slightly less than a shot of espresso to the mixture. It’s a very rich pie – cut small pieces and use lots of whipped cream.

The second time I made it I nixed the pie crust, divided the mixture between 6 martini glasses, garnished it with a strawberry and whipped cream and called it “mocha mousse”. My girlfriends loved it and I am a hero! Heroine? Really popular with my friends now?

Profile photo of hansongirl2

hansongirl2 on 12.18.2009

Chocolate pie worth every bit of extra effort and time it takes to make. I made this for a United Way fundraiser and it was gone in seconds, and everyone wanted the recipe. Thanks, Ree!

Profile photo of andrapoe

andrapoe on 12.9.2009

This is my favorite chocolate pie in the whole world, including Africa. I don’t know if they have chocolate pie in Africa, but it’s a long way from where I am. So that’s how much I love this chocolate pie. My husband requests it frequently.

6 Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Profile photo of Cathy Bray

Cathy Bray on 4.22.2015

Nommy Nommy NOM!

Profile photo of cooperb3

cooperb3 on 11.1.2012

DELICIOUS. Definitely one of those desserts that is dangerous for me to have in my fridge. I usually have a little extra that won’t fit in my pie crust. I may or may not be guilty of eating it straight out of the tupperware with a spoon. Just sayin’.

Profile photo of terrilw

terrilw on 6.5.2012

My favorite chocolate pie ever!! I’ve made this since I was a young teenager.

Profile photo of klorsch

klorsch on 12.18.2010

I made this for Thanksgiving. Everyone told me it was the best chocolate pie they have ever had. It is very rich – perfect in small bites.

Profile photo of Liliputtin

Liliputtin on 8.29.2010

Very rich, very delicious. This is the pie to make if you need to win over an enemy or get a man to profess his love for you. An absolute favorite!!

Related Recipes

Malted Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Profile Photo by warmvanillasugar in Desserts
Chocolate chip cookie bars made with malted milk powder. These are...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 16 Level: Easy


Black Sesame Butter Cookies
Profile Photo by Janice in Desserts
Buttery cookies filled with nutrient-rich black sesame seeds.
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 20 Level: Easy


Watermelon Sorbet
Profile Photo by Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef in Desserts
This watermelon sorbet is just lovely. Vibrant flavor. Beautiful color. Easy...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Reese’s Pieces Chocolate Oat Bars
Profile Photo by The Weekday Gourmet in Desserts
Easy chocolate bars sandwiched between layers of oats and brown sugar....
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 24 Level: Easy


Mini Peanut Butter Cream Pies
Profile Photo by Nancy @ Coupon Clipping Cook in Desserts
The creamy filling in these no-bake yummies is made with just...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy