Sweetheart Fudge Pie
Happy Healthy Holidays!
A rich and deliciously chocolate Sweetheart Fudge Pie for your valentine. But eat in moderation as this pie is not dieter friendly!
1 unbaked pastry shell(9-inches)
1/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, melted
2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
1/4 teaspoon vanilla or rum extract
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1/4 cup flour
1 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons confectioners sugar
3 tablespoons chopped red maraschino cherries
Line pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450-degrees for five minutes. Remove foil; set crust aside.
In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add chocolate, coffee and extract. Stir in walnuts and flour. Pour into crust. Bake at 375-degrees for 28 to 30 minutes. Cool completely.
In a small mixing bowl, beat cream and confectioners sugar until stiff peaks form; fold in cherries. Spread over pie.
Recipe makes 12 to 14 servings Sweetheart Fudge Pie.
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