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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Prize-winning Chocolate Chess Pie!

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Hi everyone,

Here is just something we are going nuts about. A chess chocolate pie! Slurp! In fact the pie won a prize at a contest.

Gretchen Getz’s Tim Burton Inspired Chocolate Chess Pie

Read what Gretchen has to say:

The pie I made was a Chocolate Chess Pie & to my surprise came in third in the Tim Burton category! And I have to give credit to my husband for helping me with the stencil for the pie I brought to the contest. Couldn’t have made it look so good without him! I moved to LA from Ohio 9 years ago and work for a property management company. During the winter my husband and I enjoy snowboarding. My baking, which I don’t do enough, started with my 4-H projects every summer for the county fair. Every summer was a different cooking project and also a bake-off. I decided to make the Chocolate Chess Pie simply because it is my favorite (and it’s so simple!) and hadn’t made it in awhile. This gave me a good reason to dust off the recipe and make a couple.
Keep reading for the complete recipe…

Chocolate Chess Pie

1-1/2 cups sugar
3 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
2 eggs, beaten
1 – 5oz. can evaporated milk
1/4 cup margarine or butter, melted
1 tsp. vanilla
Dash of salt
- one 9 inch unbaked pie shell
- Preheat oven to 325
- In medium mixing bowl, stir together the sugar and the cocoa. Add the eggs, evaporated milk, melted margarine/butter, vanilla, and salt.
- Pour the mixture into a pastry lined tart pan or pie plate.
- Bake in the 325 oven about 50 minutes or until puffed over the entire surface.
- Cool on a wire rack.
- Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.
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