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Chocolate Cream-Cheese Pie


9" chocolate crust
1 (16 oz.) package (2 2/3 cups) semi-sweet chocolate pieces
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs, separated - Use egg whites from carton and whole eggs from carton
1 cup heavy cream

 

Pecans and maraschino cherries may be added

  1. Whip Cream

  2. Melt chocolate over hot water

  3. Cool about 10 minutes.

  4. Blend cream cheese, 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.

  9. Gradually beat in 1/4 cup brown sugar

  10. Beat until stiff and glossy.

  11. Fold chocolate mixture into beaten egg whites.

  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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