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No-Bake Chocolate Pie with Strawberries

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No-Bake Chocolate Pie with Strawberries

No-Bake Chocolate Pie with Strawberries

March 14th is “Pi-Day” so don’t miss out on an easy excuse to make a pie! And, with this recipe, you don’t even have to bake it so there’s no reason to miss the fun. Fresh strawberries with chocolate is a winning combination for sure.

  • Author: Addie Gundry
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 pie; serves 6 to 8 1x
  • Category: Desserts

Ingredients

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  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, washed, trimmed, and halved
  • 1 store-bought (or homemade) chocolate cookie pie crust
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced crystallized ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg Pinch of kosher or sea salt
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 2 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 6 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon rum extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Additional strawberries for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place the strawberry halves in a single layer in the bottom of the pie crust.
  2. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the sugar, cornstarch, cocoa powder, ginger, nutmeg, and salt over medium heat.
  3. Whisk in the egg yolks to create a thick paste. Gradually whisk in the half-and-half until the mixture thickens, about 5 minutes. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat.
  4. Add the chocolate and whisk until combined. Add the rum and vanilla extracts. Cool the mixture for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour the filling over the strawberries and up to the top of the crust. Chill the pie for 2 hours or until set.
  6. Garnish with additional strawberries, if desired.
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