Dark Chocolate-Walnut Caramel Pie

READY IN: 3hrs 25mins
AmyZoe
Recipe by Candace Michelle

My aunt made this for Thanksgiving, from Good Housekeeping magazine. Yum yum, and oh so rich. Cook time is chill time.

Top Review by AmyZoe

I made this for the chocolate-lovers in the family, and they absolutely loved it. I also got the recipe from Good Housekeeping magazine. This is like eating walnuts and cream with a slab of fudge. Personally, it was too rich and too much on the chocolate side for my tastes, but for chocolate lovers this is a dream come true. Thank you for posting this!

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Directions

  1. In a heavy 3 qt saucepan, heat sugar and water on medium until sugar dissolves and turns amber colored, about 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in microwave safe 1 cup measuring cup, heat 3/4 cream on high for 45 seconds. Place remaining 1/2 cup cream in refrigerator to keep cold for whipping later.
  3. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in warm cream until a smooth caramel forms, it will stiffen when cream is added. Stir in chocolate and butter until completely melted. Stir in vanilla and 1 1/2 cups walnuts. Reserve remaining walnuts to sprinkle on top of pie later.
  4. Pour warm chocolate filling into pie shell. Cool on wire rack for 1 hour, then cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until set.
  5. When ready to serve, in a medium bowl, with mixer on medium speed, beat remaining 1/2 cup cream until soft peaks form. With metal spatula, spread whipped cream over top of pie. Sprinkle with reserved walnuts.

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