Velvety Chocolate Cream Pie

Total Time
4hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 4 hrs

An old-fashioned chocolate pie made with cornstarch and cocoa. From Hershey's Chocolate and Cocoa Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine cocoa, sugar, cornstarch and salt in a medium saucepan. Blend in milk until smooth.
  2. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil.
  3. Boil and stir for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Blend in butter and vanilla. Pour into pie shell. Carefully press plastic wrap directly onto pie filling. Chill 3 to 4 hours. Serve with sweetened whipped cream or topping and chocolate curls, if desired.
  4. Note: Cook time is cooling time. You can also use a cooled crumb crust for shell.


Most Helpful

We have been making this recipe for over 30 years. The only difference is that the Hershey recipe I have calls for 1/2 c. cocoa. While not a sophisticated dessert, this is my all-time favorite pie since childhood. The filling can also be eaten as a delicious chocolate pudding.

swissms January 11, 2009

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