Black Forest Pie

Recipe by ReeLani
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-10


  • 1
    package pillsbury all ready pie crust (or make your own if you're good at pie crust!)
  • 1
    teaspoon flour
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 13
    cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • 14
    cup butter or 1/4 cup margarine
  • 13
    cup milk
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1
    (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling
  • 1
    (9 ounce) container Cool Whip or (9 ounce) container similar whipped topping, thawed
  • 1
    ounce unsweetened chocolate, coarsely grated


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Prepare pie crust according to package directions for filled 1-crust pie, using 1 tsp flour.
  • In a saucepan combine sugar, cocoa and 2 tbs flour, then add butter and milk.
  • Cook until mixture begins to boil, stirring constantly; remove from heat.
  • Add a small amount of the hot mixture to the eggs and then return the mixture to the pan.
  • Fold half the can of pie filling into the mixture in the pan.
  • Pour into the crust.
  • Bake 35-45 minutes or until center is set but still shiny.
  • Cool and then chill at least one hour.
  • Combine 2 cups of Cool Whip with the grated chocolate and spread over the cooled pie.
  • Top with the remaining pie filling and then the remaining Cool Whip.
  • Chill 1/2 hour.