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    Chocolate Candy Cane Pie

    Chocolate Candy Cane Pie. Photo by Julia Lynn

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    4 hrs 10 mins

    4 hrs

    10 mins

    1Steve's Note:

    A simple and easy to make, yet quite elegant. A very rich and decadent Christmas dessert!

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    Serves: 8-12


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    Chocolate Crumb Crust

    • 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs (60 wafers or an 8 oz box minus 1/4 c)
    • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
    • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
    • 6 tablespoons butter, melted

    Chocolate Layer

    Peppermint Layer


    1. 1
      Chocolate Crumb Crust: Combine crumbs, cocoa and sugar in a bowl.
    2. 2
      Stir in butter.
    3. 3
      Press mixture onto bottom and up sides of a 9" pie pan.
    4. 4
      Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 min.
    5. 5
    6. 6
      Chocolate Layer: Bring water to a boil in med mixing bowl.
    7. 7
      Remove from heat; immediately add chips, stirring until melted (return to very low heat, stirring constantly, if needed).
    8. 8
      Cool to room temperature.
    9. 9
      In large mixing bowl (which has been chilled, along with beaters), whip heavy cream with confectioners sugar until stiff; fold into the chocolate mixture.
    10. 10
      Spoon into crust; chill.
    11. 11
      Peppermint Layer: Break candy canes into chunks; blend until finely crushed (resembles powder).
    12. 12
      Combine marshmallows and milk in wok.
    13. 13
      Cook, stirring constantly, over low heat until marshmallows are melted.
    14. 14
      Cool to slightly warm or glops.
    15. 15
      Prepare bowl as before, whip heavy cream until stiff; fold in crushed candy.
    16. 16
      Stir gently into marshmallow mixture; chill 10 min.
    17. 17
      Spoon onto chocolate layer; chill until set.
    18. 18
      Freeze, if desired.
    19. 19
      Top with Sweetened whipped cream.
    20. 20
      Garnish with Peppermint chips or coarsely crushed candy canes just before serving.
    21. 21
      May be served chilled or frozen.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 30, 2010


      Well I wouldn't say this pie is easy or simple to make but it did taste good. I think if I made it again I would also add a touch of peppermint extract to the candy cane layer to up that flavor a bit. It was kind of difficult getting the candycanes in powder form. I didn't know whether to get semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips so we went with regular semi-sweet but I think next time I would use milk chocolate. That being said, the pie is beautiful and would make a wonderful ending to any holiday meal. Thank you for sharing. I took a picture and as soon as cooperates I will upload it!

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    • on January 13, 2006


      This was a really great dessert that we had for a dinner the day after Christmas. I prefered it frozen. Great recipe, Thank you for sharing it!

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    • on December 26, 2003


      Deliciious Christmas desert that my ds made for Christmas dinner with almost no help. Thanks for sharing!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Candy Cane Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (121 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 717.8
    Calories from Fat 425
    Total Fat 47.2 g
    Saturated Fat 25.2 g
    Cholesterol 105.4 mg
    Sodium 271.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 74.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
    Sugars 26.3 g
    Protein 5.6 g

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    candy canes

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