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Chocolate Cream-Cheese Pie


9" chocolate crust
2 2/3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs, separated - Use pasteurized egg whites from "Whites only" carton and egg yokes from regular egg carton
1 cup heavy cream

 

Pecans and maraschino cherries may be added

  1. Whip Cream in small bowl

  2. Melt chocolate over hot water in a double boiler.

  3. Cool about 10 minutes.

  4. Blend cream cheese in second small bowl, 1/2 cup brown sugar, salt, and vanilla.

  5. Beat in egg yolks, one at a time.

  6. Beat in cooled chocolate.

  7. Blend well.

  8. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry in a third small bowl

  9. Gradually beat in 1/4 cup brown sugar

  10. Beat until stiff and glossy.

  11. Fold chocolate mixture into beaten egg whites - 3rd small bowl

  12. Fold in whipped cream.

  13. Pour into chilled crust, reserving 1/4 of mixture for decorating.

  14. Chill until filling sets slightly.

  15. Drop reserved mixture in mounds over top of pie.

  16. Chill overnight.

if adding pecans and maraschino cherries

  1.     3/4 to 1 cup each

  2.     Cherries cut in half and paper towel dried

Makes 8 servings.

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