Favorite Chocolate Cream Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 2⁄3 cups water
  • 4 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 6 tbsp. cocoa
  • 1(14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 (9-inch) baked Oreo crust
  • Whipped cream, for serving
  • Semi-sweet chocolate, grated, for serving
In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, whisk water, cornstarch and cocoa until smooth. Continue to whisk until thickened and just begins to bubble. 


Add sweetened condensed milk and whisk well. 


In a small bowl, add egg yolks. Add a small amount of the hot mixture to the egg yolks and stir quickly. Then add the egg yolk mixture to the hot saucepan mixture.


Continue to whisk until thickened.


Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla. Stir until butter is melted. 


Pour into the baked crust. Place a piece of plastic wrap directly over the top of the pie and place in the refrigerator for 4-5 hours or until cooled. 


Serve with whipped cream and sprinkle with grated chocolate.


by The Savvy Kitchen

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