"Minny" Chocolate Pies

Makes: 1 deep dish pie or 24 mini pies   Prep Time: 5 minutes   Bake Time: 20 minutes   Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 cups chocolate chips, melted until smooth
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee
  • 2/3 cups evaporated milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 deep dish pie crust (or 4 premade pie crusts pressed into 24 muffin tins)
for the whipped cream:
  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Place brown sugar, melted chocolate chips, butter, vanilla, instant coffee, evaporated milk, eggs, flour, and salt into a mixer.  Mix until smooth, and then pour into deep dish crust, or 24 muffin tins.
  3. Transfer to oven and immediately turn down the heat to 325°.  Cook mini pies for 20 minutes, or until center of each pie has set.  Bake deep dish pie for 45-50 minutes, or until set.
  4. While pies are baking, beat heavy whipping cream with mixer until soft peaks form.  Add powdered sugar and beat until stiff.
  5. Remove pies from oven, let cool for 10 minutes, top with whipped cream and...
  6. Enjoy!