Mississippi Mud Pie

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Courtly

"This incredibly rich and gooey pie is guaranteed to satisfy anyone with a sweet tooth" From Great American Home Baking.

Top Review by GardeningFool

This is it!! I have been trying to find a chocolat pie recipe like my Grandmother made. My mother tried over the years to get it from her but she didn't have one she just eyeballed everything. ;) This is soooooooo good! Took me back about 20 years with my first bite. Thank you for sharing this!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To prepare the crust, in a medium bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  2. Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut the butter into the flour mixture until coarse crumbs form.
  3. Add the beaten egg, tossing with a fork until a slightly dry dough forms.
  4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead quickly 3 or 4 times until smooth.
  5. Shape dough into a disk, wrap in plastice wrap, and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  6. Preheat the oven to 350.
  7. On a lightly floured surface, using a lightly floured rolling pin, roll the dough into a 12 inch circle.
  8. Fit the dough into a 9 inch pie pan.
  9. Trim the excess dough, leaving a 1/2 inch overhang.
  10. Fold the dough under; make a decorative edge.
  11. Chill crust while preparing filling.
  12. To prepare the filling, in a medium saucepan, stir together the corn syrup and sugar.
  13. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  14. Remove the pan from the heat.
  15. Stir in the chocolate and butter.
  16. Let stand for 1 minute to melt.
  17. Whisk until smooth.
  18. In a large bowl, whisk eggs.
  19. Gradually whisk in the chocolate mixture until well blended.
  20. Pour the filling into the crust.
  21. Bake the pie until the filling is set, 35 to 45 minutes.
  22. Transfer the pie to a wire rack to cool completely.
  23. Sprinkle with the chocolate shavings and chill until ready to serve.

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