Chocolate Caramel Pie

Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

I found this recipe in one of my old Betty Crocker cookbooks, and I have made it several times and it is deeelightful!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place crushed Pecan Sandies in a pie pan, add melted butter and shape to the pan to make a crust.
  2. Bake 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat caramels, margarine and 2 tablespoons water over medium heat.
  4. Stirring frequently, until caramels are melted.
  5. Pour into crust.
  6. Sprinkle with pecans.
  7. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled.
  8. Beat cream cheese and 1/3 cup powdered sugar until smooth.
  9. Spread over caramel layer; refrigerate.
  10. Heat chocolate and 3 tablespoons hot water over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is melted.
  11. Let cool to room temp.
  12. Stir in vanilla.
  13. Beat heavy cream and 2 tablespoons powdered sugar in chilled medium bowl until stiff.
  14. Reserve 1 1/2 cups.
  15. Fold chocolate mixture into remaining whipped cream.
  16. Spread over cream cheese mixture.
  17. Top with reserved whipped cream.
  18. Garnish with chocolate curls if desired.
  19. Refrigerate pie at least 1 hour or until firm.
  20. Refrigerate any leftover pie.

Reviews

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Most Helpful

This was sweet, and rich (almost too much for me) but it made a lot of people at work very happy! I thought it was simple to put together but DEFINITELY took more than 30 minutes to prepare. Also I think that anyone making this might think about setting the pie, minus the chocolate mousse, out to soften a bit before serving, and then spreading the mousse over it before cutting it. When it's fresh from the fridge the caramel is really firm and a little hard to cut through.

ReeLani May 20, 2004

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