Mom's Most Requested Chocolate Pie

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 3
    tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3
    tablespoons cocoa
  • 1
    dash salt
  • 1 12
    cups milk
  • 2
    egg yolks (reserve whites for meringue)
  • 1
    tablespoon butter
  • 1
    (9 inch) pie crusts, baked
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine all ingredients except butter in a saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat until thick like pudding, stirring constantly to prevent scorching and lumping.
  • When mixture becomes thick, remove from heat and add butter; stir to combine.
  • If lumping does occur, beat filling with a whip.
  • Pour into pie shell.
  • Make meringue according to your favorite recipe and top pie, sealing the edges with the meringue.
  • Bake to brown meringue.
  • Best if allowed to cool to lukewarm or room temperature.
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