German Chocolate Pie

Recipe by Jann Edwards
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Crust:
  • Separate eggs and let come to room temperature.
  • Beat egg whites with an electric mixer on med-low until frothy.
  • Add cream of tartar.
  • Increase mixer speed to med-high to high and continue beating until soft peaks form.
  • Add sugar a little at a time.
  • Add vanilla and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Fold in pecans.
  • Spread on bottom and up sides of a GREASED 9 inch pie plate.
  • Bake for 1 hour at 300 degrees.
  • Remove from oven and set aside to cool on a rack.
  • Filling:
  • Melt German Chocolate in 3 TBLS water on LOW heat. Set aside to cool.
  • Whip cream, adding sugar, salt and vanilla.
  • Fold in melted chocolate last.
  • Spoon mixture into cooled crust and chill for at least 2 hours before serving. Overnight is best.
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