Chocolate Tuxedo Pie With Pecan Crust
Prep: 25 mins
Cooking: 8 mins
Cooling: 180 mins
Yields: 12 servings
Chocolate Tuxedo Pie has a scrumptious pecan-graham cracker crust with a smooth cream cheese filling, dotted with bits of luscious chocolate and covered in a jacket of chocolate ganache. This easy to make pie is refrigerated and topped with chopped toasted pecans.
- 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
- 1/2 cup toasted pecans, chopped, divided
- 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1/3 cup (2/3 stick) butter, melted
- 2 bars (8 oz.) NESTLÃ‰Â® TOLL HOUSEÂ® Dark Chocolate Baking Bar, divided
- 2 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
- 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow creme
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
PREHEAT oven to 375Âº F.
COMBINE crumbs, 1/4 cup pecans and brown sugar in 9-inch pie plate. Stir in butter until moistened; press onto bottom and up side of pie plate.
BAKE for 8 minutes. Cool completely in pie plate on wire rack.
CHOP 4 ounces (1 bar) chocolate into small pieces. Beat cream cheese and marshmallow cream in large mixer bowl for about 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. Fold in chopped chocolate. Spoon into cooled crust. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
BREAK 4 ounces (1 bar) chocolate into small pieces into medium bowl. Microwave cream in 1-cup glass measure on HIGH (100%) power for 40 seconds or until boiling. Pour over chocolate; let sit for 1 minute. Stir until smooth. Cool for 10 minutes. Pour over pie and smooth evenly. Sprinkle remaining pecans near edge of pie. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.